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Hidden Stories: A Three-Part Lesson in African-American History, Research, and Children’s Literature
Groups of high school learners conduct research on a particular era of African-American history, focusing on events, people, and places important to that era. Next, they review children's literature in four different genres. As a culminating activity, group members combine what they have learned in their research and readings to create their own piece of children's literature based on African-American history.
10th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 103 Downloads
New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 16 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Jean Fritz's American History Series
Young scholars explore children's literature by reading biographies in class. For this history analysis lesson, students read books written by Jean Fritz about the Revolutionary War and discuss the events that led up to the critical moment.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
Travel the Course of Children's Literature
Students participate in the creation of and exploration of a "path" or "course" based on one or more selections of children's literature. As they create the course, children acquire and use vocabulary linked to the literary selection(s) by naming items in common categories.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of comprehension-building activities, including writing poetry based on their reflections, comparing different people groups through a graph, and creating a class mural.
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 280 Downloads
Native American Literature
Practice grade-level reading comprehension with this lesson, in which middle schoolers read different examples of Native American literature. They discover different cultures while examining their own, and answer questions related to the readings.
8th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 129 Downloads
The Book of Life
Students discuss the factors that make a good children's book. After reading an article, they explore the prevalence of science in children's literature. In groups, they research a topic and translate it into easy language for a child to understand.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
Friday and Friends: A Prospectus of the Mexican Family through Children's Literature
Students use literature to examine how the structure of families in Mexico has changed over time. In groups, they examine how their life now relates to their ancestors and the Spanish conquest of the area. As a class, they are read various books told my a puppet and answer comprehension questions.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 5 Views 42 Downloads
Reading the Landscape in Children's Literature
Learners identify geographical information about landscapes found in student literature, demonstrate an organizing tool, developed around geographical themes, for the recording of information, and share uses of this approach.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Whale Is Stuck
Students engage in the process of problem solving with the help of children's literature story of how the whale was trapped and then freed. The story illustrates the power of teamwork and commitment. The students practice the skill of prediction throughout the story.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Three Little Kittens
Students explore performing arts by reading a story in class. In this children's literature lesson, students read the story Three Little Kittens and identify the story elements by utilizing sentence strips. Students create cat masks and complete a bubble map which helps identify characters in the story.
K Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 21 Downloads
A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 116 Views 91 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading, 'Riting, 'Rithmetic
Fourth graders participate in a pioneer school day as part of local history study. They read children's literature about the 19th century, experience lessons from the past, and turn their classroom into a one-room schoolhouse for a day. Activities associated with this lesson occur throughout the school year.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Love Those Words!
Fourth graders create found poetry. In this literature lesson, 4th graders use sources available from the Library of Congress to create poetry. Analysis of best practices and technology integration articles are included to further support the teacher of this lesson
4th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students experience a variety of literature and illustrations. They read books by Beverly Cleary and tomie de Paolo. Using Storybook Weaber, students write their own autobiography. Students give an oral report on their autobiography.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads