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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience

For Teachers 5th
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics lesson, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
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A Pill with a View

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of potential uses for micro-video technologies. After reading an article, they analyze the development of a new pill-sized camera. In groups, they create a children's book that shows them the various systems of...
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Journals: Every Picture Tells a Story

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Looking for interesting journal prompts? How about a series of photos? Or are you making up a story about a stranger encountered on the street? Or making up the story behind a song? This assignment sheet details five fresh ideas for...
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Diary

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Keeping a journal can be one of the most enjoyable writing tasks that children engage in. They get to write about what they want to write about - not what the teacher tells them to write about! Here, young writers pretend they are a...
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Writing Newsletters!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A reading of Gail Gibbons’ Deadline! leads to a discussion of the differences between newspapers and newsletters. Class members then choose a favorite topic and create the front page for their own newsletter.
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Spinning My Tale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Begin writing personal narratives in this writing instructional activity. Junior high writers start by writing a journal about their favorite holiday. They read a book at their skill level and use graphic organizers to record their ideas...
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Marketing to Teens: Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An introductory lesson shows learners how pervasive and influential advertising is in our culture; particularly, how teenagers are actively targeted by advertisers. As teenagers, your students already have all the information they need...
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Arc GIS Project: Visualizing the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A cross-curricular lesson for middle schoolers that covers language arts, social studies, geography, and math, this is a great extension activity if your class is reading The Diary of Anne Frank or learning about the Holocaust. Using...
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Traveling Community Journal Project

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars create an online "community journal". For this communities lesson, students use a writing template to send e-mail to various people to learn more about their community. The journal is passed from person to person.
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Writing Bug - Too Much Violence

For Students 5th - 7th
In this journal writing worksheet, students brainstorm about violence they have seen on TV and in video games. Students write about the harmful effects this violence can have on society.
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Getting the Word Out

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Discuss and generate blogs in this technology lesson. Middle and high schoolers explore examples of blogs and create their own blogs. Use this lesson throughout the year to reinforce concepts from your language arts class (or any class)....
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Daily Writing Prompts April

For Students 6th - 9th
A great resource that can be used every year during the month of April. This handout includes over 30 writing prompts, one or two for every day in the month of April. Each writing prompt is tailored to its specific day, as they are...
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Narrative Journal Prompts

For Students 5th - 10th
Need some possible writing topics for your class? Look no further, this resource consists of a list of 24 writing prompts. Perfect for journal writing or quick writes, all 24 prompts ask about pupils' personal experiences and thus elicit...
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Journal Writing in American Studies

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils write their thoughts about political cartoons, photographs, and articles in their journal and then discuss them in class.
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Meet the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars research and learn about the Underground Railroad. In this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students take 2 weeks to research an individual, complete journal writings, read passages in small groups, list major events, and...
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Parachutes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students make a parachute. In this air resistance lesson, students create a parachute using materials they think will work the best. Students try out their parachutes, noting which one worked the best. Students discuss how the size,...
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The Diary of Anne Frank

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore journal writing. In this writing instructional activity, 6th graders use the published diaries of Anne Frank and discuss the entries in her journal. Students write in their own journal for a week and create a one...
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Intermediate Free Writing

For Students 4th - 7th
In this free writing worksheet, students write on anything they want using the space provided. The worksheet provides an example to get their thoughts going.
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The Wisest Person

For Students 4th - 6th
In this journal writing worksheet, students answer the question: Who is the wisest person you know? And why? The worksheet provides space for a rough draft as well as a final draft.
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Daily Journal Topics: My Community

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this social studies worksheet, students study their community by keeping a journal of writing. Students color the cover picture and use the lined paper which has room for a picture for daily writing. There are 10 thought-provoking...
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Graphic Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a written timeline organizer utilizing information from the "Who Am I?" reflection/response handout. They create a graphic time line illustrating important event in their lives in sequential order with the help of...
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Expanding Journal Writing Entries For Beginning Writers

For Teachers 1st
First graders through a variety of strategies assess how to write in journals openly and effectively. Those strategies include integration of technology, story telling, group and team work, performance-based assessment/rubrics, visual...
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D.E.W. (Drop Everything and Write!)

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students gather, determine validity and reliability of, analyze and organize information. They employ the most effective format for purpose and audience. Students write fully developed paragraphs that have details and information...
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A History of Journal Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers articulate their prior knowledge concerning the purposes of journal writing. They explore what function journal writing has fulfilled for various cultures and peoples. Students read and analyze various journal entries by...