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Lesson 1: Setting impact on the Plot
Fourth graders see how the setting affects the plot. In this setting lesson, 4th graders listen to The Three Brothers : A German Folktale by Carolyn Croll and see how the setting affects the outcome of the story. They read a new story...
4th English Language Arts
Comparing Themes and Plots: "Young Goodman Brown" and "The Minister's Black Veil"
Students read two stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne and write an essay comparing plots and themes. In this Nathaniel Hawthorne short stories lesson, students read "Young Goodman Brown" and "The Minister's Black Veil." After a class...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
De-Mystifying Poetry: Understanding Narrative Poetry
Tenth graders explore narrative poetry. They analyze sections of a poem and present to groups. They compose their own narrative poems using pictures as prompts. They exchange their poems and analyze their classmate's poem.
10th English Language Arts
Esperanza Rising Author: Inspiration and Point of View
Your reader/writers use digital resources to explore the life of an author and how she finds her purpose for writing. They also write a short narrative based on an interview or personal experience. They then collect pictures and...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Drama: Learn A Lesson from the Lion
Reading is reading, whether it's for drama or English class. Boost reading fluency, accuracy, intonation, and comprehension while fostering creative acting skills. Kids read the provided tale of "The Lion and the Mouse" several times in...
1st Visual & Performing Arts
Becoming a Fairy Tale Writer
Young readers evaluate several fairy tales and investigate their storytelling components. They discover the different aspects to telling a story, specifically fairy tales. Ultimately the young scholars write and illustrate their very own...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Historical Fiction: A Wealth of Interpretations
Historical fiction becomes a platform for exploring different perspectives. The class makes predictions based on illustrations, completes Venn diagrams to compare and contrast differing points of view, and to think about how characters...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Teach21 Lesson: The Short of It, Lesson 3/12
Head out to the Wild West in this lesson, which focuses on the aspects of the Western genre. Using the story "Bargain" by A.B. Guthrie, students explore the elements of a short story and how it fits into the western genre (revenge,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Cause & Effect Chart: "My Furthest-Back Person" by Alex Haley
Help your class see the connection between events in Alex Haley's story "My Furthest-Back Person" with this awesome graphic organizer. Individuals write a brief description of 10 major plot events in a series of boxes. The first and last...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Parts of a Narrative Poster Series
Your classroom won't be complete without a set of posters that can help learners hone in on the parts of a narrative story. Each of the six printable images is in full color and come with a definition and images that learners can use to...
K - 5th English Language Arts
Mysterious Plot Problems
Students solve 3 riddles given by the teacher and discuss how solving a mystery is like solving a riddle. In this language arts lesson, students watch as the teacher records problems in a detective story. Students record questions...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Plot Structure PowerPoint Presentation
A plot diagram helps readers visualize the structure of a story. Here’s a presentation that expands upon the traditional diagram and examines plot components (exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution) as well as...
8th - 12th English Language Arts