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Teach your class the basics of narrative writing! The resource first describes the Common Core standard for narrative writing in-depth, and then moves into how to apply the standard. Show your class the example essay and quiz them briefly before moving on to explain their writing assignment.
9th - 10th Language Arts 38 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Elements of a Fable
Analyze and create a well-known, but little studied form of literature: the fable. After learning important vocabulary associated with this genre, use the well-known fable, The Hare and the Tortoise to illustrate the various parts of a fable.
6th - 8th Language Arts 40 Views 149 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Great Gatsby: The Plot Unfolds
The focus in this activity is on how carefully the plot of The Great Gatsby is structured. Learners identify what they see as the major turning points in the novel and the events that lead up to these points. Groups chart these events on a timeline and identify the major sections of the story.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Christmas Carol Chronology
Students develop comprehension by listing plot developments and arranging them sequentially. This lesson begins with cooperative learning groups and ends with an individual manipulative activity of cutting and pasting strips of events.
4th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 86 Downloads
Autobiography: Maya Angelou
Students study the concepts of autobiography, biography, and fiction as literary genres. They read, study, and analyze Maya Angelou's autobiographical writings in terms of what she intended to accomplish by her writings. They develop and enhance their literary competence by lessons which focus on figurative and symbolic language and on voice or points of view.
10th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
Character Motivation - Sapelo Island Culture
Middle schoolers write a poem that includes detailed imagery of the Sapelo Island Culture. In this poem lesson plan, students watch a movie about the Sapelo Island and how the citizens live, and then write and read their poem to others.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Comparing Characters Across Two Short Stories
Ninth graders listen to a read aloud of two short stories focusing on literary devices. The write about the settings and realism of the stories, and decide each main character handles the conflict he faces with nature.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 54 Downloads
First graders explore and ask for clarification and explanation of stories and ideas. They are told that you (teacher) are going to read aloud to them a book in which the author is remembering things she did when she was a child. Students listen as the teacher reads When I was Young in the Mountains aloud, straight through.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
All About Me
Middle schoolers are introduced to the characteristics of an autobiography. After reading excerpts from "The Diary of Anne Frank", they discuss how two people can see the same event in different ways and write about the event in the journals from two different perspectives.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Analyzing the Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Young scholars examine how poets and their compositions are affected by their life experiences. In this poetry analysis lesson plan students conduct research into the life of Emily Dickinson, analyze her poetry and create a collage to represent one of her poems.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 46 Downloads
Fifth graders read an autobiography. In this sequencing lesson, 5th graders learn the importance of putting events in chronological order. Students read about Rosa Park's and discuss the difficulty one may have when following a story with flashbacks.
5th Language Arts 9 Views 41 Downloads
Viewing Tent City launches a study of the frame story and how authors use this format to draw attention to their theme. The richly detailed plan from Futurestates Community Classroom includes pre-viewing activities, discussion questions, viewing guide, suggested assessments and resource links.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Birds of a Feather, An Interdisciplinary Unit: Language Arts Wing
If a blue jay could talk, what would it say? Find out by reading Mark Twain's "Jim Baker's Blue-jay Yarn" with your class. Make sure to discuss dialect beforehand and adopt the accent while you read. Compare and contrast American English and dialect by examining quotes and filling out a Venn diagram.
7th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Plot in Prometheus
Read the included story Prometheus, and distribute the plot sheet (also included). It's an important skill to be able to understand the sequence of events while analyzing the text. Consider adding to this lesson by creating a class timeline of the story.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Kid in the Red Jacket by Barbara Park
Covering author's craft, literary devices, and figurative language, a 20-page resource on Barbara Park's The Kid in the Red Jacket is a great way to help your learners understand all elements of the book. Designed for an individual summer reading activity for incoming fourth graders, the resource could be useful for a class book report or group reading project.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 23 Views 20 Downloads