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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
Students 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
Students 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
Young scholars 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
Arm your writers with an arsenal of literary terms. With definitions of everything from plot structure and figurative language to point-of-view and types of irony, learners will gain an understanding of elements in stories and be able to use accurate words to describe what they read.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
New Review Educator's Guide: A Christmas Carol
Planning on using Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol this year? Then give yourself a gift and download this colorful guide thats packed with goodies. Kids, as well as the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future are sure to find the activities "irresistibly contagious.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Fiction, Poetry, and Drama Part 1
Similar to a textbook, this resource includes multiple texts, plenty of explanation, lots of practice, and several graphic organizers. Use all of the materials, or pick and choose from such texts as "The Circuit," "Shoes for Hector," "How soft a Caterpillar steps," and more.
5th - 8th Language Arts 201 Views 199 Downloads
Literary Terms Quiz
Use this literary terms quiz as either a pre-test or summative assessment! Twenty-six questions test your middle and high schooler's knowledge of different literary terms like protagonist, allusion, irony, metaphor, and motif. It's a great quick assessment!
7th - 10th Language Arts 62 Views 353 Downloads
Young writers generate descriptive words. They use pictures of various landscapes (from books, magazines, or the Internet) and complete a story pyramid. The pyramid (included here) asks to describe the main character, the setting, and the plot.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 19 Views 297 Downloads
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet quiz
Review The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet with this quick quiz. Operating as an overview of the play, use this quiz to prepare readers for a test perhaps. The questions cover various elements from character foils to the plot sequence.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 34 Downloads
Students develop vocabulary skills and create a logbook. In this Touching Spirit Bear lesson, students make predictions, write chapter summaries, and create a detailed character sketch. Students participate in a sharing circle and discuss their thoughts and reflections on the reading.
9th - 11th Language Arts 22 Views 68 Downloads
Life is What You Make It
Students keep a learning log and role-play to discover how a positive attitude can affect their lives. In this Touching Spirit Bear and optimism/pessimism lesson plan, student discuss optimism and pessimism in scenarios and in learning circles before reading passages from the novel and writing vocabulary words.
9th - 11th Language Arts 50 Views 133 Downloads
"Clean Water Act"
Read the short reading passage entitled "Clean Water Act" to help your class build reading fluency and comprehension. While most questions focus on recall, learners are asked to use the context to define select vocabulary words. This reading assignment would work well for native English speakers as well as advanced English language learners.
7th - 9th English Language Development 30 Views 131 Downloads
An Integrated Poetry Unit
Combine the study of poetry with the NACC tournament and March Madness? Sure! After a study of narrative poetry (“The Highwayman,” “The Walrus and the Carpenter,” and “Casey at the Bat,” etc.) class members are assigned a team from the NCAA regions and begin gathering data.
6th Language Arts 31 Views 97 Downloads
Scrambled Stories II
Review story elements with your class. They will use examples from a story to develop critical-thinking questions. Then they use a graphic organizer to describe the setting, character, and plot of the story, focusing on how they interact. Finally, they will write examples for story development to display on the classroom chart.
4th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 127 Downloads