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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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
Time Warp Triooh Say I Can't See
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Time Warp Triooh Say I Can't See. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
The Adventure of Negative clue and Alice World
Students read the story "The Adventure of the Negative Clue" and design an Alice World for the story's setting. In this reading analysis lesson, students read the story and complete a story map. Students use the Alice program to design scenes for the story.
9th - 10th English Language Arts
The Case of the Hungry Stranger
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book The Case of the Hungry Stranger. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Twelve Angry Men
Students assess their understanding of Twelve Angry Men. They create flashcards for vocabulary terms, summarize one of the acts, construct a diorama and complete character wheels. They choose from other activities including creating their own mini-play, board game, and writing a two-page story set in the past.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Real World Connections
Explore universal themes in literature with a literacy and multicultural awareness lesson. Elementary and middle schoolers make real world connections between themes in books from several cultures. They make inferences and locate text evidence to support the theme of freedom found in the book Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan and the story Brotherly Love: A Korean Folktale Retold.
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Setting: Sensory Details: My Big Idea
Demonstrate how to use sensory details in writing with this resource. Leaners first read a short story called "My Big Idea." After reading, they describe how the setting looks, sounds, feels and smells. Using the description in the story as background knowledge, class members begin to plan a description of their own special setting with the provided graphic organizer.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Come To Your Senses
Write narratives that include ideas, observations, or memories of an event or experience, and be sure to use concrete sensory details! Groups utilize a few of the famous I Spy books in order to create narratives that utilize sensory details.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Nutcracker Teacher Resource Guide
Clara becomes Marie, The Mouse King becomes a rat, and the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh becomes the setting for a modern interpretation of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet. Intended as a resource guide for a 2012 performance, the background information on the original ballet, lesson prompts, and musical activities can be used with any performance, in any classroom, or for family discussion.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Literary Elements
Address the literary elements in a piece of writing using these materials. The packet includes plenty of resources, and focuses mainly on theme, character, and point of view, with some materials for setting, symbolism, and author's style. Each literary element covered here is paired with explanation, teaching strategies, and worksheets or graphic organizers.
5th - 7th English Language Arts