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Write Your Own Greek Myth
Invite your pupils to create original Greek characters and myths for their characters to star in. Similar to a traditional Greek myth, the story must explain a natural phenomenon, depict a struggle between good and evil characters, and include other characters found in Greek myth.
6th - 9th Language Arts 44 Views 36 Downloads
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 related to problems in "Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief," complete independent practice, take notes on chapters and record questions and mystery solutions.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 8 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fifth graders view and discuss how to use a story mountain and why it helps you to plot out a story. In this story mountain lesson, 5th graders write to collect their thoughts and ideas. Students write long on their paper. Students are given five pages to write on.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
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 types of linear plots including chronological order, flashback, and in media res arrangements.
8th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 32 Downloads
Understanding the Elements of Fiction
Inform your class on the elements of fiction: themes, settings, characters, plots, dialogue, narration, flashback, clues, climax, resolution. They write the definitions of the terms on the worksheet provided.l Tip: Have them write a story using each of the covered story elements.
6th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 97 Downloads
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot
There have been many conspirators and saboteurs lurking throughout history. With this slide show, Guy Fawkes is in the spotlight, as learners discover his plot to blow up Parliament in 1604. They'll learn how he was caught, how his plan was foiled, and the punishment for his crimes.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion questions about characterization and plot, and projects after kids have finished reading.
4th - 7th Language Arts 37 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Plot Conflicts
Examine the conflicts in The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson. The strategy outlined here, which could be used for a variety of texts, focuses on the type of conflict, who is involved, and what causes the conflict. Class members watch as the teacher demonstrates how to identify conflict, and then practice on their own.
5th Language Arts 8 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Chatty Cherry Stories
Young artists will respond to reading children's literature, by engaging in original storytelling and representing their own images through the visual arts. Then they orally describe details of people, places, and things in their stories and art creations.
K - 3rd Language Arts 7 Views 19 Downloads
Lesson Plan 5: Creating a Supporting Character
As a class, young writers learn how to develop a strong supporting character. They think and discuss a good friend they know, they use that friend as a basis for a potential supporting character. They create a supporting character as a class in small groups, and then on their own.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
Short Story Writing Template
Set your learners up for writing clearly organized short stories. This page provides space for planning out the characters, the setting, a conflict, background information, three events, a climax, and the resolution.
6th - 8th Language Arts 21 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mysterious Plot Problems
Students explore the plot of mystery books. In this genre study lesson plan, students read the book, Sammy Keyes and the Hollywood Mummy and listen to a read aloud of a chapter from the text. Students fill in a graphic organizer that helps them organize information about the problems in the plot.
5th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 11 Views 9 Downloads
Fairy Tales - Lessons 5 & 6: Combining all the elements
Second graders, as a continuation in a fairy tale unit, combine setting, plot, characters and descriptive words in a "Cinderella"-type story. They are given a worksheet with a story missing words. Using their imaginations and what they have learned so far, 2nd graders enter their own words into the worksheet to create their story.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads