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Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent archetype.
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 English Language Arts
Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing: Fun Trivia Quiz
Quiz your class on Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. This online interactive resource asks fifteen multiple choice and true/false questions. While most of the questions are surface level and based on basic plot comprehension, this resource could still be useful as a check for understanding or a sponge activity.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Elements of the Story
Use this presentation before studying a short story or having your class craft their own. Twelve slides introduce story elements like setting, conflict, point of view, plot, characters, and theme. Examples are not provided, so consider including some of your own, or creating a worksheet to accompany this presentation.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Unit Plan: Short Stories
Tenth graders complete a unit of lessons on the story elements of Sherlock Holmes short stories. They analyze the plot elements, complete graphic organizers, read and discuss the plots, observe a person and take notes, and analyze an oral narration.
10th English Language Arts
Themes in Literature - Langston Hughes "Thank You Ma'm"
Eighth graders study Langston Hughes, "Thank You Ma'am" to discover the elements of plot, character motives and reactions. They express the effects of trust and kindness by writing a reflective personal narrative. They illustrate the themes.
8th English Language Arts
"Soil Hide and Seek"
Students comprehend the basics of soil testing. They relate the use of grids and plotting to soil samples. Students comprehend how contaminants flow through soil. They discuss factors such as: slope of the pan, time, and the amount of water effects the flow of the contaminate.
9th - 12th Science
Information Problem Solving--Lesson 3 of 5
Students examine a selected story/book and practice identifying the setting, characterization, and plot. As a class, they identify problems in the story, turning points and the climax. They use a rubric to evaluate the story, as well.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
I'm Thinking of a Story
Students begin to identify and summarize the main ideas and plot of a story. They are told that they are going to play a guessing game. The teacher says; "I'm thinking of a story, and you can try to guess what it is after I've told you the beginning, middle, and end.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts