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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 Language Arts 9 Views 10 Downloads
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 Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
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 Language Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads
Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find": Who's the Real Misfit?
Students discuss the characteristics of the literary genre known as "Southern Gothic". They write an analysis of the short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find" by Flannery O'Connor.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 23 Downloads
A Single Lucid Moment
Learners 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 3 Views 1 Download
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 Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Tell A Visual Story
Students become aware of a story's sequence by identifying a story's beginning, middle/climax and end. They utilize their auditory and visual/kinesthetic abilities to interpret, organize, and represent a story's sequence in original pictures.
1st - 6th Language Arts 18 Views 28 Downloads
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 Language Arts 6 Views 15 Downloads
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 3 Views 4 Downloads
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 Language Arts 13 Views 38 Downloads
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 3 Views 21 Downloads
Creating a Found Poem
Teach your English learners about theme through this found poem project. Class members read two versions of O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi": the original version and a synopsis. After learning about themes and connecting theme to their own lives, learners will create a found poem of "The Gift of the Magi," focusing on a major theme and other literary elements.
9th - 10th English Language Development 3 Views 38 Downloads
The Haunted House
Read The Haunted House near Halloween and have talking about scary rides! Begin by sharing prior knowledge about haunted houses and listening to a paragraph from the book that has especially descriptive language. Learners can read the book independently and answer comprehension questions orally, or you can read altogether and have pupils write down answers.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Card Sort and Story Map: Cat in the Hat
Read the book The Cat in the Hat and categorize words from it into phonemic patterns. Young readers will also complete a story map about The Cat in the Hat. The goal is to exercise their phonological awareness skills and understanding of the elements in a story.
K - 2nd Language Arts 24 Views 90 Downloads
Using Each Trait to Improve Student Writing
Students examine examples of the qualities of good writing skills and discuss how each of the traits add to the process of good writing. A variety of excerpts from literature provide samples for the exploration.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
It's always fun to make up something together as a class. This fine lesson has children make up and illustrate a collaborative adventure story. The essential elements of a good story (setting, characters, plot, help, conclusion) are all here.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads