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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 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Climax of a Story
Demonstrate how to track the elements of plot in a story. After watching you mark down the rising action, problem, climax, falling action, and resolution for Stone Soup by Jon J. Muth, pupils complete a graphic organizer for Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson.
4th Language Arts 9 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identifying Theme of a Fable
Third graders understand how to find the theme of a fable. For this theme lesson, 3rd graders use graphic organizers to record the events of a fable. Students use that information to determine the lesson of the story. Students do a guided practice then independent practice on assigned readings from Aesop's Fables.
3rd Language Arts 45 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Perusing Polygons - Enrichment 23.1
Get ready to play with polygons and points on a plane! Pairs of pupils draw grids on a separate piece of paper and then draw an octagon, right triangle, and a hexagon. They call out points to each other and respond with 'hit' or 'miss' if the points land on the figures.
5th - 7th Math 4 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze Differences in the Points of View of Characters
The ability to see things from different perspectives is a skill necessary for life and for analyzing literature. In a work of literature, characters respond to the same plot points or events in various ways. The video assesses the importance of the supporting characters' points of view in "A Pair of Silk Stockings" in three passages from the story.
8 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 16 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Enjoying the Adventure
Learners read aloud and perform a simplified version of Mark Twain's novel The Prince and the Pauper. They watch a video version of the novel and then analyze, compare, and contrast characters. Each person also writes letters to a character from the point of view of another character and then creates a new ending to the play.
5th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 115 Downloads
Elements of Fiction
A wide variety of information regarding the elements of fiction is presented in this PowerPoint. Viewers are directed to trace their hand on a blank piece of paper and label each finger with one of the 5 elements of fiction. Additional writing activities are embedded in the slides.
4th - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 105 Downloads
Hit or Myth
Students define myths and explain why mythic figures are used in movies. After reading an article, they discover the myth surrounding the lost city of Atlantis. They read and examine myths from ancient civilizations and identify similarities among characters, themes and plots.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 206 Downloads
What makes a story seem real? Have your pupils record the realistic elements of the story Dogs Don't Tell Jokes in order to find out. They can focus elements of the characters, setting, and plot. Learners are asked to use textual evidence, so make sure they mark down the page number!
5th Language Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Genre Lesson: Short Story
Stories from Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street provide sixth graders with an opporltunity to identify the elements of a short story. After several modeling exercises, readers use the provided worksheet to recording information about the setting, plot, characters, and conflicts.
6th Language Arts 14 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tales of Edgar Allen Poe
Analyze the writing of Edgar Allen Poe by reading and then writing in a similar style. Budding authors learn about the life of Poe and read one or more of his famous works online. Partner groups create an original piece of writing using some of the same emotions and images used by Poe.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 119 Downloads
Comparison and Contrast - D. H. Lawrence
Read The Horse Dealer's Daughter and The Rocking Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence, then write an essay comparing and contrasting the two stories. Learners choose some aspect to write about, such as themes, characters, setting, or plot.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Use drama to study and practice dialogue. Creative minds discuss what dialogue tells about a character, and how it can be used to advance the plot. They read a play, think about what they gleaned from dialogue, and record their observations in response logs.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 132 Downloads
A Turkey for Thanksgiving - Lesson #1
Students identify story elements in a book about Thanksgiving. For this reading comprehension lesson, students read the book A Turkey for Thanksgiving and identify the plot, setting and characters in the story. Students create a tally chart to show their favorite holidays as well.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads
John James Audubon
Who is John James Audubon? Learn about the wildlife artist from France. This four-day lesson plan includes activities to conduct prior to, during, and after reading the text. Each day also includes a brief synopsis of the chapters covered that day.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
A Trip to Wonderland: The Nursery "Alice"
Primary learners explore elements of wonder in The Nursery "Alice" by Lewis Carroll. They analyze the plot point after listening to the text. Next, they describe the imagery in various works of children's literature using the given links and worksheets.
K - 2nd Language Arts 8 Views 10 Downloads