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The Long and Short Story of Ecological Succession
Seventh graders review the steps of ecological succession in a hardwood forest, and they review the concept of climax community. There job is to discover how succession works in other communities of living things. Students are reminded about biotic and abiotic factors and interdependence of species.
7th Science 23 Views 167 Downloads
Using Plot Elements to Retell a Story
The stories in Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street form the basis for a instructional activity on plot elements. The class examines introduction, sequence, problem, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution and identifies these elements in several of Cisneros’s vignettes.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 31 Views 199 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Pixie Biography Report
Students practice biographical writing after completing research on the subject. In this journalism instructional activity, students read a story of an important person's life and discuss the important moments along the way. Students utilize their information to retell the story in their words, practicing new writing techniques throughout the assignment.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 10 Downloads
Reading the Play
Do figures of speech enhance a play or story? In small groups, learners locate and describe figures of speech they find while reading a reader's theater play. After making predictions, they describe how the figures of speech make the play better.
5th - 7th Language Arts 6 Views 147 Downloads
Studying Elements of Plot in the Geronimo Stilton Series
Elements of plot are explored using the Geronimo Stilton book series. Pupils identify various plot elements using sticky notes, complete a plot diagram, participate in a class discussion, and write a book review. Worksheet links and assessment ideas are included, as is an extension activity where the class writes their own Stilton narrative.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 13 Views 170 Downloads
Communities and Biomes
In this communities activity, students will look at the interactions between biotic and abiotic factors and the effect these factors have on organism populations. Students will also order the succession steps that occur over time in an ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 185 Downloads
Philanthropy in A Christmas Carol
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this cross curriculum literacy and character development instructional activity, students read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and note charitable acts described in the story. Students relate story elements such as theme, mood, character, vocabulary, and symbolism to philanthropy.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 145 Downloads
Giver Lesson Plan
Investigate philosophical issues and opinions on human society while reading The Giver. This English literature instructional activity prompts middle schoolers analyze the plot, climax, dialogue, and characters of The Giver by Lois Lowry.
6th - 8th Language Arts 47 Views 294 Downloads
Learners identify the elements of plot and write a script with a strong plot. In this plot lesson plan, students identify elements of plot in examples by completing a chart and a graphic organizer. Learners then create plots from given elements.
8th - 10th Language Arts 12 Views 31 Downloads
Create a Playbill!
Seventh graders explore the various elements found in the advertisement of a dramatic experience. Playbills are created that reflect the plot without revealing the climax of the play. Costumes, set construction, and character description are experienced in thi
7th Language Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
Fifth graders identify how a pond can change into a grassland. An ecosystems lesson where learners identify pioneer and climax species, and recognize that ecological succession can take up to 100 years or more. Some excellent activities and worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
5th Science 6 Views 16 Downloads
Lord of the Rings: The Quest is Achieved
Students analyze what makes a hero in The Lord of the Rings, Book Six. They discuss the characters and the aspects of their behaviors that make them heroes and write essays regarding the climax and heroic gestures of a character. After writing their essays, they research a deceased historical figure and write a tribute for the figure's tombstone.
7th - 9th Language Arts 15 Views 39 Downloads
Story vs. Plot
Students, after reading and discussing the two texts by Flannery O'Connor, "Good Country People" and "Greenleaf," analyze the plot, tone, characters, themes and setting in each story. They write their own short stories dealing with a detailed plot and real-time events including flashbacks, etc.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Social Studies Strategies: Attribute Graph
In this exploring an attribute graph worksheet, students read information and observe an attribute graph about Cinderella, and complete a bar graph about the attributes of a historical figure or climax of events. Students complete one graph.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads