Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Stevie Wonder Teacher Resources
Find Stevie Wonder educational ideas and activities
Young scholars explore notions of tolerance in a post 9/11 world. They work in collaborative groups to create imaginary letters highlighting responses to discrimination and intolerance, and stage a dramatic reading. Finally, students design tee shirts with messages that promote tolerance.
Students in an ESL class listen to a song about HIV/AIDs in English. During the song, they write down examples of situations in which a friends did something for them. They work with a partner to create a dialogue that someone can have with younger people about the virus.
Here is a great set of ideas that use Cezanne's painting The Blue Vase. The instructional activity includes extensive background on the painting and the artist, a great set of guided observation questions, and 15 different learning ideas that can easily be incorporated throughout the day.
In this bar graphs and line graphs worksheet, students examine given data, organize it, and create bar graphs and line graphs from the given information. They interpret graphs and write statements explaining the graph. This one page worksheet contains three multi-step problems.
Ninth graders explore the power of media in culture and Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence. In this nonviolence and media lesson, 9th graders analyze Gandhi's nonviolent methods for social change and discuss the media's power to create culture and influence thinking. Students produce their own digital story using an original poem as the script and images from the web. Students reflect on how media creation can affect social change.
Introduce your class to the techniques of proper writing. In groups, they brainstorm their ideas on family structures and discuss the importance of having a male figure in their lives. After listening to an African-American poem, they take notes on the elements used in the writings. To end the lesson, they develop their own starters to stories they are going to write.
Students read The Secret Life of Hubie Hartzel. They discover that its a story about the perils of life in the fifth grade. Students explore theme of humor in the story that lightens the story as Hubie deals with family, school, a class bully, and the eventual loss of the family pet.