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57 resources with the concept memories

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Sensory Language in Owl Moon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars share a favorite memory then take part in a read-aloud of the story, Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. Learners discuss thoughts and experiences the main characters found memorable. Pupils rummage through copies of the book to locate...
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Writing a Classroom Story

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Remember a special event with a book written by the class. As a whole, scholars discuss a field trip, visitor, or assembly recounting events that stand out in their memory. While you record learners' input, participants practice their...
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November Bell Ringers

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
All things November in a set of 32 bell ringer ideas to get you through the month. From writing about November to writing about colors and feelings in fall, these bell ringers are fun and allow creative writing practice.
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An Introduction to Sigmund Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder why you have that weird recurring dream? A short video explores Sigmund Freud's famous text The Interpretation of Dreams and discusses the ways everyday images and memories can impact one's dreams.
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Nifty Narrative

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Before writing a personal narrative, get organized! Scholars complete a graphic organizer detailing one memory's events, including the feelings they felt and how their five senses were affected. 
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Music Evokes Memories and Emotions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
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Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
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Close Reading: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

For Teachers 1st Standards
Three readings make up a close reading lesson showcasing Mem Fox's picture book, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. After each reading, take part in a different activity designed to support comprehension and answer the question, What is...
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End of the Year Photo Writing Project

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Close out the school year with a look back at a specific event. You provide individuals with photos of themselves, and each pupil fills out the graphic organizer here to prepare for writing a paragraph about the memory depicted in the...
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What is Déjà Vu?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever felt like you've been somewhere or seen something before? You won't get deja vu using this resource — it is totally unique! The video that explores deja vu and connections humans' brains make. Scholars see how our brains...
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The Great Brain Debate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do speech and memory operate within the human brain? Compare and contrast the localistic and distributed models with your young psychologists using this highly engaging and informative video.
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What’s a Memory? Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What are memories? Find out with the help of the book, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox. Through a stunning read aloud and picture walk, discuss the story's key details and how it defines a memory. Then, using the tale's...
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A Place of My Own

For Teachers K - 5th
Students analyze the painting By June the Light Begins to Breath by Keith Jacobshagen. For this art history lesson, students look at Keith's work and discuss the sky, ground, and lighting. They create their own sketch from a memory they...
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Book Swap

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the publishing roles of author and illustrator. Stories are written and the illustration done by other students. Answers to several questions act as a motivating force for the creation of the stories.
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Writing From the Heart

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students improve their writing skills by identifying people, places, ideas, and things that are important to them. In this writing skills lesson, students discuss things that are important to them. Students use the heart map template to...
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Enhancing Poetry with American Memories

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore poetry using American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project. They compose their own unque "found poetry" based on the stories found in the collection.
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How Memories Form and How We Lose Them

For Students 7th - 12th
Beware! Memory thieves are at work! Aging, chronic stress, and depression are just a few of the villains exposed in this short video that also includes suggestions for how to protect yourself from these bad guys.
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Journal Writing Prompts

For Students 5th - 9th
Inspire thoughtful journal entries with these detailed journal writing prompts. The resource includes 24 prompts that require learners to write expository, persuasive, and sometimes creative journal entires.
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My Memory Book

For Students 2nd - 5th
Look back on the school year by spending a few days putting together books that learners can reflect on in the coming years. Learners note down personal information and their favorite things, respond to questions with goals, stories, and...
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Memory Book

For Teachers K - 1st
Young writers create memory books. They think of important events in their lives from the past year. Then they draw pictures that depict these events, and dictate captions to an adult who writes them down in their books for them. These...
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Texas 12 Days of Christmas

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers explore writing complete thoughts about a personal memory. First, read Texas 12 Days of Christmas. Then learners brainstorm ideas on why people write letters and use descriptive words to create a picture in the...
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Pieces of Mind: Remembering What Matters

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students watch the program "Pieces of Mind" from PBS and participate in a class discussion about PET scans and their advantages. Students then brainstorm activities a PET scan could be used for.
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Flashbulb Memories - Jackie Paintings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine photographs of Jackie Kennedy after the assassination of her husband. After reading different points of view, they write their own critique of the photographs. They answer discussion questions and make their own...
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What's A Word?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students listen to the story "Wilfred Gordon Mcdonald Partridge" and brainstorm about memories. They write a story describing what they would put in a memory basket when they are 80 years old.