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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 instructional activity, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet...
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A Pill with a View

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners 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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Spinning My Tale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Begin writing personal narratives in this writing lesson. 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 for writing....
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Modern Music

For Students 4th - 6th
A great source of nonfiction reading material, this resource consists of a series of five short reading passages about modern music, composition principles, and various composers. Accompanying each reading is a different activity for...
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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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Creatures of the Night

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Discuss nonfiction books, and the benefits of reading nonfiction literature, with your student. They read the book, Creatures of the Night over a two day span and answer questions from their reading. Students also write in their journal...
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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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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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Wagons West

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students assume the personality of a pioneer on a wagon train and create daily journals.  In this journal writing lesson, students read excerpts from The Way West:  Journal of a Pioneer Woman.  Students use their imaginations to write...
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Journal Writing-Pets

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars create a writing journal. In this journal writing lesson, students discuss what to write in a journal and why it is fun to keep a journal. Young scholars start their journal by writing about a pet and use the entry to...
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The Indian in the Cupboard

For Students 4th - 5th
The Indian in the Cupboard is a beloved book for third, fourth, or fifth graders. These worksheets provide pertinent questions and important vocabulary for chapter one to chapter six. These literary investigations will help readers dive...
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Monthly Journal (August and September)

For Teachers K - 6th
Your learners will be eager to delve into the writing process when their journals are adorned with these beautifully designed covers and blank pages.
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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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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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Meet the Underground Railroad

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners 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 more.
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Witch of Blackbird Pond

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pupils utilize their reading comprehension abilities by discussing a story in class.  In this story analysis lesson, students read the story Witch of Blackbird Pond and answer questions in their reading journal.  Pupils discuss the...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils explore journal writing. In this writing lesson, students are given writing prompts such as "how the choices I make affect our water quality?" and use critical writing skills to express their feelings in a journal. There are...
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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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Descriptive Writing in Journals

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Integrate journal writing into your curriculum. Introduce your young writers to the process with a 45-minute activity that explains the techniques, the various types, and the typical routines for journaling. The detailed plan includes a...
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Traveling Community Journal Project

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create an online "community journal". In 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.