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The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Your young historians will analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust and then incorporate the information they have gathered into an essay on the treatment of Jews and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Book Trailer Projects From Classroom to Community
Invite your pupils to express their understanding of a novel through a collaborative video project. Groups choose a novel from those you have studied in class, select four scenes, storyboard the scenes, film the scenes, edit the film, and present the final product to the class.
7th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Express Yourself Lesson Seed 9: Climax
Conduct a close reading of chapter 9 of The Cay. Read the chapter again and ask pupils to respond to a list of included text-dependent questions. Finish the class with the provided writing assignment, which asks learners to use textual evidence to prove that this chapter acts as a turning point in the overall story.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Plot: A Chain of Events
What happens next? Introduce your readers to the literary element of plot with a colorful, funny, and engaging presentation that includes two great story models. Viewers will especially enjoy the retelling of the story of the three pigs.
7th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 95 Downloads
Migrations: Dance Stories about the Journeys of People
Bring social studies to life! This interdisciplinary activity has young writers tell the story of the migration of diverse groups of people to the United States. Pupils view the work of selected choreographers and discuss how dance often tells a story.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 258 Downloads
Literature Study Guide: Slaughterhouse-Five
Equipped with all the necessary components of a literary response, including a summary page, vocabulary list, a space for questions and answers, a story flow chart, and a character map, this resource is a superior way for students to complete a book report.
6th - 9th Language Arts 17 Views 143 Downloads
Elements of the Short Story
What elements make the short story a distinct genre? After generating a list of common elements and a working definition, class members identify the characters, setting, plot, rising action, crisis, climax, and conclusion in “The Three Little Pigs.
9th - 12th Language Arts 50 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Laurence Yep's, Dragonwings
Students discuss vocabulary words and compare definitions. They read chapters 6-9 of the novel, Dragonwings, and discuss point of view, and complete a plot diagram. Then they review the four types of conflict and identify the conflicts in the story.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
"The False Gems" by Guy de Maupassant
Readers must go beyond the surface level of Guy de Maupassant's story, "The False Gems," to answer the questions on this worksheet. They must draw inferences, evaluate character's actions, and analyze how irony and symbolism give depth to the story.
10th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
Storytelling in the Oral Tradition
Seventh graders research Greek mythological characters. They write about problems faced by middle school-aged children and how the character would handle them. Students also create story boards to accompany their oral narratives.
7th Language Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
Becoming a Fairy Tale Writer
Young readers evaluate several fairy tales and investigate their storytelling components. They discover the different aspects to telling a story, specifically fairy tales. Ultimately the students write and illustrate their very own fairy tales.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 12 Views 84 Downloads
Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This is as informative as it is fun!
6th - 9th English Language Development 10 Views 103 Downloads
Parts of Plot
Questions are given on each slide of this presentation, asking learners to identify parts of plot. The questions have two answers per slide for readers to choose between, multiple-choice style. The last two slides are labeled "Great Job" and "I don't think so!
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Pair an activity on plot structure with any short story, novel, or narrative writing unit. After studying the five plot points of a story (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution), eighth graders identify which parts of the story fall on the plot line.
8th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
What Goes Up Must Come Down
After your class has completed The Cay by Theodore Taylor, assess understanding of the plot. First, model how to fill out a plot line for your class. Next, have class members fill in the plot of The Cay on the provided story map. Invite individuals to glance at the rubric for guidance and consider making this into a collaborative activity.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Middle schoolers in particular will benefit from this simple presentation. Forty slides cover story elements like the protagonist, antagonist, and setting, and literary devices are also included. Some examples are given, but for the most part the slides are pretty blank, housing just the term and the definition.
7th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 70 Downloads
Short Story Framework
The class gets creative after listening to a short story containing a definitive structure. They are required to think about character, relationship, and setting, while attempting to show rather than tell, in their writing. Dialogue, descriptive language, and actions are the top priority for your young writers.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads