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A Fairy Tale By Any Other Name
Many classic tales, like "Cinderella," can be found worldwide. Bacis events are similar, but each retelling is molded by the culture in which it exists. Present your class with several version of tale (links provided) and have them discuss the unique qualities of each.
9th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 60 Downloads
Mosaic America on Film: Fact Versus Fiction
Seventh graders define race, ethnic group, and culture. They identify the ways in which words are used in political cartoons and examine the way visual elements in a cartoon determine the meaning of words and enhance their impact. They explain the concept of stereotyping.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Stump the Dump Maze Game
Students complete reading Because of Winn-Dixie individually or as a class. As students reunite Opal and Winn-Dixie in this timed reading comprehension maze game, they demonstrate their understanding of the novel's plot, theme, and settings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Students read and predict the outcome of a story set during the Civil War, then map the story. To prepare for the activity, students determine why it is important to look at historical events from all angles by using primary and secondary sources.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
Guided Reading Lesson Plan ( Levels M-Z) The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Students participate in guided reading lessons associated with the book The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo In this guided reading instructional activity set, students complete lessons that include pre-reading, reading, and post reading activities.
5th - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 80 Downloads
Sequence of Events
Are you in need of a new way to teach learners sequence of events and how to interpret a character's external motivations? Why not engage them in dramatic play? The class will use tableaux to convey the sequence of events in a familiar story; they will then convey setting, character, and action using the same technique.
4th Language Arts 22 Views 48 Downloads
We Love to Read!
Students find ways to share their favorite books. In this reading strategies lesson, students advertise books, create a top ten countdown, give a video book talk, simmer story stew, make book medals, play name that book, design a character t-shirt, or string together a book chain.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 31 Downloads
Crazy Horses' Vision Teacher's Guide
Third graders read and discuss the story of Crazy Horse. In this Crazy Horses' Vision teacher's guide, 3rd graders examine the life of Native American, Crazy Horse. Students answer questions, perform literature circle roles, and complete written activities when finished.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 45 Downloads
Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Explore story structure by reading a classic children's book. In this character study lesson, youngsters read the book Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and discuss themes, settings and characters in the book. They answer study questions and define vocabulary terms in the story.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 6 Views 71 Downloads
Observation Assignment Template: The Long Valley
Comprised of 12 short stories, The Long Valley is a collection published by author John Steinbeck. The graphic organizer provided here can be used with any of the 12 stories. Readers record characters, powerful quotations, a setting description, and other details as they read the short story selected.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Foreshadowing and Prediction: W.W. Jacob's, "The Monkey's Paw"
W.W. Jacobs' story "The Monkey's Paw" provides plenty of foreshadowing which readers use to make predictions in this tightly composed, sound instructional plan. Your class reads the story, recording predictions and checking for veracity at the end.
9th - 10th Language Arts 23 Views 126 Downloads
The Pig Who Went Home on Sunday
Students read and analyze Appalachian folktales. In this Appalachian folktale instructional activity, students locate the Appalachian area on maps before reading and determining the characteristics of these folktales. They complete comprehension and interpretation questions.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads