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Scenarios: Beginning, Middle (incidents), End
Students investigate writing scenarios that can be performed. They examine the parts and levels of scenarios that can actually be performed.
Language Arts: Laws of Life
Young scholars participate in the iEARN Project by completing a questionnaire about values and lessons they have learned. They read sample essays by other students in the project about their views on the laws of life. They then write and post their own essays.
Reading Lessons for Alaska State Standards - Reading Rate and Fluency
Sixth graders read a given passage silently. The student then reads the same passage orally to a partner. The partner records the number of words pronounced incorrectly. The student then sets goals to increase oral reading speed and accuracy.
Fifth graders read several poems by famous poets and identify what about their style makes them unique. They then analyze and compare poetic style, use of forms and themes. Next, 5th graders investigate and collect different examples of word play.
Students read the book Wilfred Gordon McDonal Patridge about memories and complete a creative writing piece about their own memories. For this memories lesson plan, students use a graphic organizer and edit their stories.
The Right to Remain Resilient
Students examine the Civil Rights Movements in the U.S., both current and historic. In small groups students investigate a specific civil rights group, create an illustrated timeline, noting key events, people, and state and federal laws.
Drama: Inferential Thinking
Students anonymously answer a set of questions listing favorite activities and preferences. They exchange papers and attempt to determine certain characteristics of their "mystery" classmate.
The World of Cinderella Stories
First graders listen to traditional and nontraditional Cinderella stories and watch a video entitled "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters." Individually, children draw and illustrate the stories they have heard, create a story sequence, and write vocabulary words. In groups, 1st graders write their own Cinderella story and perform a puppet show for the class. Pupils compare and contrast Cinderella stories.
Speech Marks 2
Fixing incorrect punctuation can be a great way to teach where quotation marks should go when writing dialogue. Learners fix eight sentences, then write a few of their own.
Lesson 1: Postwar Disillusionment and the Quest for Peace, 1921-1929
Students examine U.S. foreign policy following World War I. In this foreign policy activity, students study the Five-Power Treaty and the Kellogg-Briand Pact and their effectiveness in preventing war. Students create political cartoons and write essays regarding anti-war sentiment in the U.S.
Practice correct comma usage to separate interrupters and direct address in context by editing a paragraph about Zen Buddhism. Young editors select from multiple choice options about where to place commas. Then, following an explanation of the proper use of colons, they construct four original sentences that include colons and provided lists of items.
Activities for The Golden Goblet
For this activities for The Golden Goblet worksheet, students read about the masks in King Tut's tomb, create papier-mache masks, then brainstorm a plan for a character in the story.
Author Study - Mo Willems
Students listen to books written by Mo Willems each day and discuss the story elements of each. In this reading strategies lesson, students decide after reading through the whole series of books, what their favorite book is and why.
Well, here is a fun way to practice punctuating dialogue. There are eight different images each containing an incomplete speech phrase. It's up to the kids to conceive and write what the people in each image might say. Tip: Do the activity as a class. Have groups come up and freeze in an action. Have the rest of the class provide dialogue for each scene.
Write On: Lesson 12
Sixth graders write a narrative from a different point of view. In this point of view lesson, 6th graders read Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg and see how the story changes from an ant's point of view. They write their own stories centered around a holiday theme.
Writing Dialogue: Putting a Voice on the Page
Dialogue can really make or break a piece of writing. Help your creative writers craft thoughtful, effective dialogue that advances the plot and develops their characters. One example is provided, but consider adding a few more slides to capture different types of dialogue and remark on their effect.
Compare and contrast two works by the same author, to analyze the use of settings, character action, and theme. The class reads and discusses the books, Because of Figs and Gloria Who Might Be My Best Friend, each focused on a girl named Julie. They complete comparison charts as a class and in pairs as they set to write extended stories based predictions of the events in each story.
Speech Marks/ Correct Punctuation
Fifth graders participate in shared reading and writing activities using Roald Dahl's, George's Marvelous Medicine. They focus on the use of speech marks, using a new line for speakers, and the correct punctuation. They write dialogue between two of the characters.
Splitting the Motherland?
Students explore issues such as Tibet's struggle for independence and China's invasion in 1950. They create a KWL chart, explore maps of Tibet, and read articles concerning China, the Dalai Lama, and President Bush's relationship to Tibet. Students create a timeline concerning issues surrounding Tibet.
The Rancho Period
Third graders describe how the Rancho period of settlement left its mark on the development of the local community.