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"I Spy": Using Adjectives and Descriptive Phrases
Students use sensory adjectives in the game "I Spy". In this adjective and descriptive phrases lesson students create a list of sensory adjectives for an item in their classroom. The other students try to guess what item the student is describing.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Objects Then and Now
What ancient Roman objects perform the same tasks as modern objects? For this worksheet, students are asked to identify 5 illustrations of Roman objects. Students are then prompted to compare these objects with the functions of 5 modern objects.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Students complete writing activities for fiction. In this fiction writing lesson, students complete four sets of activities in a writer's workshop format to practice reading and writing in a fiction style. Students develop plot outlines, write the rough draft, and complete the revision process.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Asian America: Heritage Experience
Learners of all ages read and discuss books about Asian America. In this Asian-America lesson plan, different books for every age group are listed and various teaching strategies are suggested. Great tips cover virtually every grade level!
K - 12th English Language Arts
Around the Room Short Story
Collective story writing is a great way to reinforce the concept of story elements and collaborative learning. Young writers discuss story elements such as, setting, character, action, climax, conclusion, foreshadowing, dialogue, and theme.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Puss in Boots/Jamil and the Clever Cat
Second graders read the story PUSS IN BOOTS identifying main characters, setting, and significant events. They then read the story JAMIL AND THE CLEVER CAT and compare it with the story PUSS IN BOOTS compiling a list of characters, setting and events.
2nd English Language Arts
Write like David Shannon
Students distinguish various books by David Shannon from other authors, compare three of Shannon's books for similarities, list various possible settings for stories, integrate Shannon's pattern of writing into their own, and formulate their own story using author's style.
K English Language Arts
A Single Lucid Moment
Students examine a case study of contrasting values between cultures. They read and discuss a story of a family of Peace Corps volunteers in Papua New Guinea, write a response to the story, and write a script for a dramatization of the story.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Story With Words on Top
Students create a scene for an original story in this lesson. They think of a favorite place or event from memory or their imagination. They draw the scene that will be the setting of their story. Finally, they write the story around the edges of their drawing.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Incorporating Flashbacks in Narrative Text - The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
After watching a video segment of an interview with one of the survivors of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, young writers create an original narrative that utilizes flashback to tell the L.D. Cox's story. Writers determine who or what triggers the flashback and when and where it happens.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Narrative Structure: Les Miserables
What is the initiating event? What is the protagonist's goal? What attempts are made to achieve this goal? What is the outcome? Model for your class how to map out the structure of any narrative. Readers then search for answers as the progress through a story.
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Nature's Treasure Map
Youngsters construct a map of treasures that they find along a nature trail as they hike. They also make sketches and create place names of some of the spots along the trail. Once back in class, pupils use their treasure maps to help them construct a story based on the map and their detailed observations.
3rd - 4th Science
Indians of the Pacific Northwest
Students organize acquired information and make inferences as to the kind of habitat and its probable location. They identify and replicate art forms characteristic of the Pacific Northwest coast involving the use of ovoids and "u forms".
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Shared Reading and Writing
Engage your class in shared reading and writing activities with this group of lessons. They work practice using phonemes and story elements while they read aloud books by Mem Fox and Kit Wright. They also participate in shared writing as they write about the memories that are used in the stories.
1st English Language Arts