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Borrowing Narrative Skills from Mr. Fletcher

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Use narrative writing techniques to understand idea development and voice. The class reads Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fletcher, and then practices authentic writing for standardized tests by writing a personal narrative.
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Pennies of My Life Part II

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Youngsters write and construct their own autobiographies based on The Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis. They engage in pre-writing steps, narrative writing, and peer editing. This is the second part of a two-part project lesson plan.
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Galaxy Adventure

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Working in groups, learners create a mnemonic device, give an oral presentation, and create a pictorial representation of the correct sequence of the planets and asteroid belt from the sun. An assessment rubric is included in the lesson.
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Analysis Frame: Informational Nonfiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picking apart an informational text can be tricky, but having the right questions to ask can certainly help the process. Begin with the basic questions about the topic, main idea, support, and purpose before moving on the the in-depth...
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Flexibility Wall Poster

For Teachers 4th - 10th
All paragraphs do not have to be the same! Let your class know with a poster that demonstrates five different paragraph styles, ranging from a six-sentence paragraph to a ten-sentence paragraph. Each style includes a brief sample outline...
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Note-Taking Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Did you know that the average teacher speaks 125-140 words per minute? Wow! So, what's the best note-taking strategy? Present your class with this PowerPoint to highlight some of the benefits of good note-taking. Learners are encouraged...
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I Wanna What?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Introduce persuasive writing by reading the book I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff. In this word choice instructional activity learners listen as the teacher reads the book aloud. The teacher stops to discuss persuasive vocabulary...
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Writing a Narrative Movie Script with the Use of a Viewfinder

For Teachers 5th - 9th
And...action! Turn your middle schoolers into filmmakers with this writing and visual arts instructional activity. After reading Monster by Walter Dean Myers, they create a viewfinder using an empty toilet paper roll to make a storyboard...
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Counting Sentences' Words

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Scholars expand short, nondescript sentences by adding descriptive words and phrases. In this Owl Moon lesson, sentence length and rhythmic language are identified and discussed. Authentic student samples are reviewed to identify...
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Order! Order!

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Polish organization skills in your youngsters. With this lesson plan, they are introduced to the trait of organization and participate in activities that reinforce organization. They cut apart a familiar story, receive different parts of...
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Can History Be Rewritten?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Can history be rewritten? Or, more precisely, is history documented accurately? High school juniors and seniors compare primary source material with secondary sources. For example, they compare President Roosevelt's December 29, 1940...
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The Last Word: Using Critical Thinking and Analysis to Reach a Decision

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Want to explore the process of writing a persuasive essay and tie it in with the upcoming elections? Class members use Venn diagrams and the hamburger model of persuasive writing to write a five-paragraph essay on elections and...
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Regions of the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Your learners practice writing ideas on paper and logically presenting them in an organized manner. They brainstorm ways to write down ideas while creating a travelogue about a particular U.S. geographic region. When they present...
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Episodic Narrative Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Explore the writing traits of organization and idea development. In this 6-Traits of Writing lesson plan, writers listen to and discuss the writing style of Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff. Then they plan a thematically...
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Hubris at the Bat

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Work on the writing traits of organization and idea development in this Six-Trait Writing lesson plan. Middle schoolers listen to and discuss the writing style of "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, and write a parody of the...
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Writing Effective Responses to Literature

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Help your middle schoolers respond to literature by using this literary critique instructional activity. They will discover critique strategies as they employ their knowledge of literary elements to role-play the part of a literary...
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Can You Convince Me?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Work on persuasive techniques and use them in a persuasive essay with supportive evidence. Middle schoolers study and code different forms of persuasion. They select a topic of interest and write a persuasive essay about the topic, using...
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Moving through a Machine

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Explore organization and sentence fluency in this Six-Traits lesson. After reading chapter three of Robert McCloskey's Homer Price, young writers work together to construct a paragraph inspired by the donut-making machine that is...
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Persuasive Writing I

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Examine the characteristics of an effective persuasive paper. In a group, eighth graders discuss the analogy of a debate being like a persuasive paper. After brainstorming topics, they write an argument and then debate it. Secretly, the...
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Integrated Unit on Grammar and Writing

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Identify literary devices (alliteration, repetition, allusion, etc.) that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used in his "I Have a Dream" speech. Middle schoolers go on to identify the literarcy devices Malcolm X used in "The Ballot or the...
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Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
Use formatting to organize an explanatory essay after comparing and contrasting expository and narrative genres. Young writers explore expository writing by employing prewriting techniques and graphic organizers to plan an essay. This is...
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Writing and Presenting a Fable Using Research

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers research animal facts and use them in a fable. First, they pair-share to find animal traits to use in writing a fable. They then complete a prewriting worksheet. After going through the writing process,...
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Native American Indian Tribes Encountered by the Corps of Discovery

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary learners research the various Native American nations encountered during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. They work in groups researching Native American communities, prepare a slide show demonstrating various aspects of...
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Persuasive Writing II

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Help your young writers use logic in their persuasive writing. Discuss the characteristics of a persuasive paper, and have pupils work together to explore and solve a syllogism. They will write a short persuasive paper which includes a...