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Walk Two Moons: The Lunatic Mystery Case Book
Here’s the meatball in the bowl of spaghetti. Readers build a Lunatic Mystery Case Book, collecting evidence to support their prediction about the identity of the lunatic in Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech’s Newbery Medal winning novel. Your pupils’ brains won’t be empty when they finish these exercises.
7th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 15 Downloads
"Once More to the Lake" by E.B. White
Revisit your own childhood memories of long summers and lakeside fun with E.B. White's essay, "Once More to the Lake." Included here is the actual text as well as a series of short-answer questions that follow. Not only do readers study the essay's theme and central idea, but they look at White's specific strategies and style.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 9 Views 14 Downloads
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Who would you love to see at your table? Groups research a decade, ranging from the 1840s to the 1960s, read a short story associated with that decade, and plan a dinner party, complete with table set-up and menu. After researching prominent figures of their assigned period, each group member assumes the role of an attendee.
11th Language Arts 15 Views 33 Downloads
Post Assessment: Plot Elements and Characterization
Learners use the provided learning exercise to identify plot elements and then fill in these elements on a plot diagram. Also included is a template for a character map that asks readers to choose a character, identify two traits, and supply evidence from the text of these traits.
6th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 100 Views 87 Downloads
Daughters Come of Age in Women's Fiction
Introduce your young readers to fiction written by women authors. For each story, they explore the way these daughters discover and claim their own identities. Individually, class members use the literature to examine their role in their own families.
7th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Writer’s Toolbox: What You Need to Master the Craft
All the tools (and directions) you’ll need to build an essay are included in a resource designed for learners and educators. The packet can be given to class members or divided into sections and used as part of a series of lesson on the writing process.
7th - 12th Language Arts 59 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Plan: Short Stories
Tenth graders complete a unit of lessons on the story elements of Sherlock Holmes short stories. They analyze the plot elements, complete graphic organizers, read and discuss the plots, observe a person and take notes, and analyze an oral narration.
10th Language Arts 14 Views 59 Downloads
Using Visual Art to Create Scenes
Pupils review scene structure and the elements beginning, middle and end. They view a piece of art to stimulate an idea for a improvised scene. Students work in small groups, create and then perform their scenes for the rest of the class.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Elements of Narration
Twelfth graders analyze the elements of fiction and use literary analysis vocabulary to evaluate fiction works. In this fiction analysis lesson, 12th graders define elements of fiction and complete a diagram for the elements.Students keep a dialectical journal for the lesson.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Learners review succession charts for their native area before going to an outside site to view the changes. At the site, they follow the transect line and observe the changes in the plant life. They draw the changes on note cards that are fastened together to make flipbooks.
4th - 5th Science 5 Views 12 Downloads
Ninth graders review the parts of a plot sequence for a short story. They think of a famous Disney movie and plot the events of the movie in the correct plot sequence. They do the same for a comic strip, labeling the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Powerful Book Reports
Fifth graders present book reports in the form of a computer slideshow presentation. They read a book of their choice, identify the setting, character traits, conflict, plot, resolution, and favorite parts, and create a PowerPoint presentation to present this information.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
The True Story Of The 3 Little Pigs
First graders compare two versions of The 3 Little Pigs. They identify the main characters in the two stories, identify the plot of the two stories and explain the climax and the endings of the two stories. They use a Venn Diagram to make comparisons.
1st Language Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
Information Problem Solving--Lesson 3 of 5
Young scholars examine a selected story/book and practice identifying the setting, characterization, and plot. As a class, they identify problems in the story, turning points and the climax. They use a rubric to evaluate the story, as well.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Fairy Tales as a Genre of Literature
Pupils gain an understanding of the literary elements of fairy tales. They compose fairy tales using graphic web organizers and presentation software. The presentations must include six frames; a title frame, an illustration of fairy tale elements, illustrations and explanations of their tale's beginning, middle, climax, and resoulution.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 47 Downloads
Inventions: Natural & Man-Made
Middle schoolers identify various inventions and their inventors. As a class, they compare and contrast the Industrial Age with the Information Age and determine the difference between inventions, adaptations and discoveries. They discuss how the invention of the computer is leading us into an even more deeper Information Age.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 19 Downloads
Culture Clash: Exploring Characters within El Bronx Remembered by ECSDM
Using a character map, learners assign traits to characters from Nicholasa Mohr’s El Bronx Remembered: A Novella and Stories. In addition, groups record evidence from the stories to justify the labels and use these sheets to prepare for a Jeopardy character identification game.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed