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Generations: An Exploration of our Families Through Literature
Students complete a unit of lessons on families. They read and analyze various stories, label a map, assemble sentences, write letters to grandparents, analyze character traits, and write and illustrate a sheet for a class book.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 17 Views 59 Downloads
Students participate in an activity in which they place placards listing geographic features, landmarks, etc. in the correct place on a large fabric map of a given country. They also examine artifacts, photos, sounds/music, etc. from the country.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
Using Each Trait to Improve Student Writing
Students revise their writing using the six traits. In this six traits instructional activity, students review each trait and see examples in books they read. They apply these traits to revise a writing piece they are working on.
8th - 11th Language Arts 8 Views 68 Downloads
Dance Mouse Dance
Students explore animal characteristics by reading a fiction story in class. For this pet ownership lesson, students read the book Dance Mouse Dance and analyze the story, settings and characters. Students answer study questions about the book and define vocabulary terms.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fairy Tales, Then and Now
Students read an old fairy tale and list geographical features and characters. They think about how the story might be updated to reflect their own modern setting and culture. They conclude by performing an updated version of the story.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 8 Views 34 Downloads
Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction
Young scholars use Rudyard Kipling's story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," as a lens to examine Victorian India as a social and geographical context for the story. They explore Kipling's use of plot, characterization, and personification.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 20 Views 40 Downloads
The Invisible People: American Art and Literature Represents the Marginalized and Disenfranchised
Students view various pieces of art and sculptures which demonstrates people who are marginalized and invisible. While viewing the art, they are read excerpts of different pieces of literature in which they determine why the author or artists wrote or created for what purpose.
9th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 38 Downloads
PERCEIVINGT A CULTURE THROUGH ITS LITERATURE
Studentsexamine cultural values in literature, identify the cultural assumptions, prejudices, and purposes of authors and translators, use historical perspective to determine if the values and lifestyle depicted apply to contemporary society.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 32 Downloads
Resources for Teaching Women Writers
Twelfth graders explore, discuss and experience a wide variety of texts from around the world written by women. They analyze the different genres covered and view a lot of unique point of views from different female perspectives. Topics to embrace include Islam, movements and an array of different cultures.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Happy Birthday, Samantha!
In this Happy Birthday, Samantha instructional activity, students unscramble 18 vocabulary words, find 20 words in a word search, answer 8 questions for every two chapters of the book, solve a crossword puzzle, write a report, complete a venn diagram, and solve 5 related word problems.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Stories Share Similar Scenes
Second graders are able to compare versions of the same stories from different cultures. They read a version of Cinderalla that is familiar to students. Students make a list of the acts of kindness or goodness from the story they just read.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Planet Earth: Almost 6 Billion Served
Students investigate the global population explosion, by comparing India's and China's population control efforts and results. They interpret the UN's Human Development Report, and conduct research on another highly-populated country.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 72 Downloads
Ancient Maya: Knowledge Through Art
Learners explore the Mayan culture, and our knowledge of it through art, architecture, and the heritage of modern Mayan people. For this art and culture lesson, students develop an understanding of Mayan daily life through a study of their art.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads