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Art to Zoo: Kiting Up The Sky: The Vehicles of Understanding
Students gain perspective on the importance of kites by reading about and discussing how kites have been used throughout history. In this kite exploration lesson, students follow instructions to construct a kite to assist them in learning about the basic principles of flying a kite; lift, weight, thrust, and drag.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 34 Downloads
Heart to Heart
Candy conversation hearts make writing a sweet pastime. Fifth graders write narratives demonstrating a complete thought and correct punctuation. The trick here is that they must use the words on five candy conversation hearts as part of the dialogue.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Sixth graders use narrative strategies (e.g., dialogue and action) to develop characters, plot and setting and maintain a consistent point of view. They create and accurately punctuate dialogue necessary to help the plot progress, reference setting and develop character.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 29 Downloads
He Said, She Said: Writing Dialogue
In this conversation instructional activity, students learn to use quotation marks in writing dialogue. Students use the conversation bubbles to write dialogue that might take place between an animal and an object character.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Teach21 Lesson Plan: Conversations: Lesson 14
Sixth graders determine how to communicate successfully in both oral and written form. In this conversation lesson plan, 6th graders prepare for the lesson plan by writing a conversation that might occur between two animals. They use proper punctuation.
6th English Language Development 3 Views 1 Download
Students discuss the difference between designed and natural elements. After reading an article, they discover information about current controversies in evolutionary science. In groups, they research and write dialogues between two competing theories on a topic of interest to them.
6th - 12th Science 8 Views 34 Downloads
Writing Effective Dialogue
Spend a productive hour in the classroom with this tutorial where junior high writers discover how to create snappy dialogue. The learning begins with an analysis of sample writing and discussion on the effectiveness of each piece. The activity moves to a small group brainstorming activity where the groups think of words to describe their dialogue that are more expressive than said and tell.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 46 Downloads
Binoculars are used as a metaphor for good descriptive writing. Class members first view a small picture and then an enlarged view of the same image in which the details come into focus. Next, learners examine a paragraph lacking sensory details and one rich in description.
8th Language Arts 144 Views 424 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review High School Writing: Student Guide
Here's an amazing writing guide that deserves a place in your curriculum library. The 136-page packet provides focus lessons on the writing process, expository, persuasive, and timed writing, the Cornell system of note taking, and more. A must-have resource.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Narrative Writing
If you're looking to start a unit based around narrative writing, make sure to consider this resource while you're planning. This book covers five topics: writing personal narratives, writing narratives about others, writing narratives about literature, story writing, and composition skills.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Colonial Kitchen Dialogue
Sixth graders interpret historical scenes. In this colonial America lesson, 6th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine colonial era scenes and write dialogue to accompany them. Links are provided to Library of Congress primary sources as well as other files and documents.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students explore tough questions in a fishbowl discussion about the economic and social barriers to playing certain sports. They synthesize their knowledge by writing dialogues illustrating some of the barriers some famous athletes might have faced.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 17 Downloads
Language Arts: Conversing with an Object
Students sharpen their creative writing skills by writing dialogues with unfamiliar objects while visiting local museums. They select an object in the museum, such as a painting, and create conversations between the people or animals pictured in it.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Write On: Lesson 13
Sixth graders explore storytelling by writing their own narratives. In this points of view instructional activity, 6th graders identify the roles of a narrator in a story and the importance of flowing dialogue. Students write their own stories and revise their rough drafts with help from classmates.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review The House on Mango Street Activity Pack
Enrich your study of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros with a selection of related activities. This packet contains nine activities that go from prereading through wrapping up the novel. You'll find activities for studying author's style, theme, literary terms, and more.
6th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue
Good dialogue in a narrative moves the story forward, creates tension, and reveals something about the characters and their relationships with one another. The series of exercises included in this resource give writers a chance to practice crafting conversations between their characters.
9th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The American Dream: Gatsby on the Stage
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past..." Use this Great Gatsby novel study lesson to reinforce literary analysis in your class. Working in groups, young readers write a script for a chosen scene from the novel.
8th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 82 Downloads