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Young readers use graphic organizers, such as Venn diagrams and story maps, to analyze a variety of folktales and the elements of a story. They use writing, sequencing activities, and creative art to identify the morals learned from a read aloud. This is a unit with at least eight lessons, and handouts are included.
Second graders investigate decision making skills that they can apply on a daily basis. In this decision making lesson, 2nd graders listen to a read aloud of Pinocchio and make a list of times when decisions have to be made. They access a web site and complete a handout based on their investigation. They work in small groups to report their findings.
In this geometry lesson, 10th graders determine the true of statements made by Pinocchio based on the script form Shrek the Third. Statements involve the use of and, or, if-then, and if and only if. The one page instructional activity contains ten problems. Answers are not provided.
A wonderful series of lessons on the Spanish exploration of North America. Learners study who the Spanish came into contact with, and the influences they had on those people and the land. Through the use of technology, real-life applications, aerial drawings, and studying Native American art, pupils should develop a good understanding of these explorations and the results.
It's like a biological "Beauty and the Beast!" The fascinating mutualism between a South African meganosed fly and a deep-throated geranium builds a case study in coevolution for your biology buffs to analyze. After reading about this and other symbiotic relationships, young natural historians answer five critical-thinking questions. This assignment is relevant to curriculum that covers coevolution or adaptation.
Students make toys from corn cobs. They study the many uses for corn, both historically and today. They write a description of the toy/object he or she has made and provide instructions for making it. They write and perform plays, using their corn cob people as characters.
In this identifying the complete subject and complete predicate learning exercise, students review explanations with examples, identify the complete subjects and complete predicates in sentences, match a subject to a predicate to complete a sentence that makes sense, and fill in the blank with a subject or predicate that makes sense. Students write thirty-three answers.
Ideal for a college-level children's literature class or in a story-writing unit, this presentation defines not only the archetypal characters in literature but provides ample examples from fairy tales to modern films. The slideshow discusses roles such as the hero, the innocent, the wise fool, and the destroyer, as well as the archetypal relationships between these characters. The last few slides include male, female, child, and shadow character examples for students to discuss.
Take your class to the theater! First graders will examine characters that actors play such a villians and heroes. Then participate in creating plays and performing in them. They will also research what it takes to create scenery, props and costumes and take a unit assessment.
Upper graders use the characters from the book, Tacky the Penguin, and develop a specifically chosen character. They write complete sentences, using proper form (i.e. capitalization, punctuation, etc),read other students' sentences, and build onto those sentences by further developing the character previously chosen, and collaborate with the other students work in the class to create a complete paragraph.