Setting Teacher Resources
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Setting's Effect on a Character's Actions
Do the actions of a character in a story change based on the setting the writer provides? Learners explore the concept of character action in relation to story setting by investigating the setting and events in the story Science Friction.
3rd Language Arts 24 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fairy Tales Around the World
Young scholars define the concept of fairy tale and identify typical characteristics of this genre. They use illustrations as cues to retell favorite fairy tales and discuss common themes and emotions expressed in these stories.
K - 2nd Language Arts 69 Views 172 Downloads
Elements of Narration
Through this three-day lesson, learners will develop an understanding of several elements of narration such as plot, characterization, setting, point of view, and theme. Reading several fiction texts and taking notes using dialectical journaling, your class will make analytical observations, comparisons, and ask textual questions.
10th - 11th Language Arts 54 Views 254 Downloads
The Missing Parts
Understanding the essential elements of a story (setting, characters, plot, solution, conclusion), is very important for young readers. In this language arts instructional activity, 2nd graders complete a picture sequencing activity based on three famous Fairy Tales.
2nd Language Arts 8 Views 21 Downloads
The Learning Network: Re-envisioning Classic Stories
Readers reflect on enjoyable stories they know, brainstorm criteria that make a story "good," analyze a New York Times article about innovative children's performances, re-envision classics on their own, and peer edit drafts. Use this as enrichment for gifted readers who readily grasp the vocabulary, but for whom the content (fairy tales, children's performances) is still relevant.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 133 Downloads
Hamlet Meets Chushingura: Traditions of the Revenge Tragedy
Students read texts, view film and video and conduct research in an analysis and comparison of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and the Kabuki piece "Chushingura". They focus their analysis on the theme of revenge.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
The Rest Cure: Gender in Medicine and Literature
Read and discuss "The Yellow Wall-Paper" and the gender issues that the story brings up. Use articles from the time period to analyze, complete with specific discussion questions. After two days, scholars write an essay based on topics listed in the Writing Project handout.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
What A Pair! A Cross Grade Writing Activity
What a pair! Older pupils interview younger ones and use what they learn to write a short, illustrated storybook that features the youngster as the main character. The youngster responds with a thank-you note in which they identify their favorite part of the story they were in.
Pre-K - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 214 Downloads
You Can't Catch Me!
What an engaging lesson! The Gingerbread Man is used to help young readers learn how to retell a story in order, and create projects about the story. Small groups are given pictures from the story, which are embedded in the plan, and they must put those pictures in chronological order.
1st Language Arts 6 Views 39 Downloads
Going to School Paintings
This resource will help you compare and contrast the history of school experiences in America. In this cross curriculum U.S. history and art appreciation lesson, students view and discuss reproductions of the 19th century "Learning the ABC's" and "John F.
K - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 41 Downloads
Greed is Good?
From Mr. Merdle to Mr. Madoff? A viewing of the PBS adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “Little Dorrit” launches an examination of greedy characters in literature and a study of greed, unfairness, and economic hardship today. The richly detailed resource includes extension activities, interdisciplinary connections, and a list of related links.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
New Review EdTech Tuesdays: A+ Writing Prompts
Thousands of prompts? Great! Rich and Jennifer tell you all about how to use this prompt-generating app, which can enhance your curriculum and provide a fabulous variety of topics for your class to write about. Listen for application ideas and pros and cons that will help you decide if this is an app for you.
5 mins 4th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Tintin and I: Primary and Secondary Sources
Mickey Mouse, Elmo, and Tintin? Belgian cartoonist Georges (Herge) Remi’s famous comic character launches a study of primary and secondary source material and the impact these sources have on storytelling. Class members also examine the work of Jason Lutes and his comic series Berlin before researching an unfamiliar culture and crafting their own illustrated adventure narrative.
10th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Peer editing is a big part of the writing process, and this worksheet will really help guide both editor and writer. Class members read brief editing tips and examine examples of helpful and not-so-helpful comments. (Consider projecting this document instead of simply handing it out.
5th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 195 Downloads
A Story for Kakula
Students use the story "A Story for Kakula" to explore story settings. They discuss the story setting and compare differences. Students locate key words and phrases in the text. They discuss how different settings influence events and behaviors in the story.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Time Warp Triooh Say I Can't See
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Time Warp Triooh Say I Can't See. For this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads