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Letters From Rifka
Small groups read assigned chapters from the book, Letters to Rifka, then work together to fill out comprehension worksheets associated with their chapters. This fine, 13-page lesson plan culminates with each group getting together to meet for an exchange of ideas about Rifka, and what she experienced on her trip to America.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Interpreting a Short Story
Short stories often are a venue through which writers can express their opinions on society. Read Thank You Ma'am with your eighth graders and reflect upon the commentary exhibited. Anticipatory and post-reading questions are included along with character analysis activities.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 31 Views 103 Downloads
The Second Industrial Revolution: Inventions and Innovations that Changed the World
Flashback to the time just before the turn of the century. The industrial revolution was in full swing, but why? Investigate key innovations and inventions that made it all possible. Covered are things like, steel, steam, oil, railroads, cars, communication, and airplanes.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 106 Views 143 Downloads
College Bound: Moving Out!
Here's a real life research project that should get those upper graders excited! They conduct research into everything they'll need to know before moving out on their own. They compare university tuition, housing, textbooks, living arrangements, leases, credit card offers, and financial aid packages.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 68 Views 144 Downloads
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 107 Views 95 Downloads
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 41 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
Students 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
Students examine how poets and their compositions are affected by their life experiences. In this poetry analysis lesson 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