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Checkmate: The Play's The Thing
Students investigate the Middle Ages and it's relation to the theater. In this acting lesson, students read Arthurian stories form the Middle Ages and practice using vocabulary words from the Medieval Times. Students write a play set in the era and act it out in front of their classmates.
Get Dramatic: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Students explain reducing, recycling and reusing. In this science/ arts lesson, students create a commercial and display a backdrop made out of recycled goods. Additionally, students write written responses to writing prompts.
"Lawd! Lawd! Lawd!"
From British accents to Texan drawls, a character's dialect can be an important part of the reading experience. A Six-Trait writing activity guides learners through the analysis of a character's dialect (Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon, which could be part of your unit or not), and then they work on their own dialogue sentences. The exercise is meant to be repeated throughout the year, inspiring the writing of varying and creative stories.
What Did You Say?
Second graders role-play various situations in which they use verbal and non-verbal communication.
Sergei Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf"
Fourth graders study Sergei Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf." They explore the characters and the instruments that represent the characters. They create their own version of "Peter and the Wolf" for the purpose of introducing the kindergartners to the classroom instruments and developing a love for music (much like the purpose that Prokofiev wrote his).
Dolls in Tunics & Teddies in Togas
Young scholars identify the basic components of male and female Roman costume, both for children and adults and also, the major social ranks of Imperial Rome and the dress reserved for each gender and rank. They also identify some of the activities considered appropriate for each gender and rank and the appropriate Latin names for clothing and accessories.
Poverty and Poetry
Ninth graders analyze poetry. In this poetry lesson plan, 9th graders listen to a podcast of Les Murray reading the poem "The Tin Wash Dish." Students analyze the poem and discuss how poverty is personified in the poem. Students compile images that could be shown on a screen while the poem is being performed.
ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 4--Interpersonal Communication
Students examine and practice different types of interpersonal communication. They encounter how to greet people and say good-by in interpreting formal and informal settings (with proper vocabulary).
The New York Times: A Journalistic Institution Since 1851
Newspapers, cartoons, and editorials have a lot to offer your classroom.
Sequential Curriculum for Advanced Writing Workshop
Twelfth graders engage in a ten-month long elective course focusing on college board review and an advanced writing workshop. Both course components focus on thinking and reasoning skills. Various approaches include sentence combining, which emphasizes linguistics and sentence structure, and the theory of the world approach which states students need a world view in order to write effectively. The course also includes choosing genres for writing projects.
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Students explore and review punctuation. They discuss examples of poorly punctuated paragraphs and how it affects writing. Students describe the types of punctuation used for writing. They correctly punctuate a variety of sentences and use punctuation to express feeling and emotion in their writing.
THE WRECK OF THE ZEPHYR
Students, while listening to a tape on the story The Wreck of the Zephyr, complete several assignments as the week progresses. Special note is placed on all written assignments.
In this writing voice instructional activity, students match 4 topic sentences to 1 of 4 types of writing, rewrite 1 advertisement that has a voice problem and choose 1 statement to write 5 or 7 sentences about.
"Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten" (The town musicians of Bremen)
Learners engage in a variety of activities while reading "Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten". They generate questions abut the story and answer them. Drawings of events in the story are drawn and groups skits are created for acting.
The Land of Expectations Vocabulary
In this The Land of Expectations vocabulary instructional activity, students respond to 6 matching and 4 fill in the blank questions. Students are also asked to write dialogue.
Not So Simple Machines
Young scholars design a simple machine for a simple machine contest. In this simple machine lesson, students design a simple machine that will solve a problem. They draw a diagram, label it, and test the machine before they present it in a PowerPoint or a podcast. They debrief as a class.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 51 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Aristotle. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Crime and Punishment
Here are some loose and open-ended ideas to introduce younger learners to the importance of following laws. Suggestions focus on crime, punishment, and the legal process. Activity suggestions include a mock trial, writing dialogue, and reading about crimes in the community. Note: The focus of some of these activities is a little odd; use what seems most appropriate for your classroom.
Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom
Good readers visualize what they are reading. Help your pupils develop this skill with pages drawn from an entire book devoted to the use of Graphic Novels in the classroom. The four included pages focus on conveying time, writing dialogue and narration, script writing and editing, and the use of symbols, colors, balloons, and boxes to tell a story. Class members then select a passage from a story and create their own graphic novel pages.
Forbidden Territory: Middle East Project - Traveling Jewish Theatre
Students complete activities to study the traveling Jewish theatre and the ideas of tolerance. In this theatre study lesson, students read information about the Traveling Jewish Theatre and learn about the project to unit artists from the US and the Middle East, Jews and Muslims, and Israelis and Palestinians. Students complete several activities to learn how theatre can help students explore important social issues.