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Playing Detective: Foreshadowing in Dahl's "The Landlady"
Roald Dahl's suspenseful story "The Landlady" is the focus of this superb resource for teaching foreshadowing. A captivating introduction to foreshadowing that includes looking for actual shadows will lasso your kinesthetic and visual learners.
6th - 9th Language Arts 36 Views 120 Downloads
Thinking About Theme
Writers use the literary element of conflict to develop their theme. Use the conflict between the Johnny and the ScreeWees in Terry Pratchett’s Only You Can Save Mankind to model how a major theme is revealed. The conflict between the ScreeWees and Society provides an opportunity for guided practice.
5th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan 15: Taking the work out of workshop
Why not turn your elementary class into novelists? They work through a series of writer's workshop activities to understand how to use description in their writing to establish plot and character. They also focus on peer evaluation and giving/receiving constructive criticism.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Plot Outline Graphic Organizer
In this plot outline graphic organizer, students identify the conflict and events in the rising action, then the climax and resolution of a story. The plot diagram reinforces the parts of the story as the students make their identifications.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Freyja-"THE CAY" by Theodore Taylor
Use this Prezi to demonstrate how to put together a Prezi about The Cay by Theodore Taylor. This Prezi, created by a student, is made up of six slides that include information about the characters, setting, and plot of the story. Require your class to create their own presentations and offer this as an attainable student model.
5th - 7th Language Arts 9 Views 6 Downloads
Identifying Theme of a Fable
Third graders understand how to find the theme of a fable. In this theme lesson plan, 3rd graders use graphic organizers to record the events of a fable. Students use that information to determine the lesson plan of the story. Students do a guided practice then independent practice on assigned readings from Aesop's Fables.
3rd Language Arts 24 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Picture Says a Thousand Words
Use photographs to trigger memories. Writers use a personal photograph as a starting point for an autobiographical writing exercise. They complete brainstorming activities that have them study their photograph before actually putting pen to paper.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
My Favorite Story
Young scholars discuss their favorite book. In this book discussion lesson, students name the title and tell what makes the book special. Young scholars also review the setting, plot, conflict, and resolution. Students make a book that tells all of their favorite books.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Road Taken: lesson 10
Sixth graders discuss what the theme and plot of their stories mean. In this novel lesson, 6th graders discuss the differences of the theme and plot between two different novels, Tuck Everlasting and Annie and the Old One using a Venn Diagram.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads
As part of an lesson involving literature or writing, have your learners watch and discuss this presentation on plot development. In a series of slides, viewers engage in an activity to explore dramatic structure, including plot development, setting, characters, and conflict.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Create a Playbill!
Seventh graders explore the various elements found in the advertisement of a dramatic experience. Playbills are created that reflect the plot without revealing the climax of the play. Costumes, set construction, and character description are experienced in thi
7th Language Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads