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ASL: Building a functional vocabulary

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Best resource ever! Teaching and learning to teach ASL just got easier. For special education teachers or those working with hearing impaired students, this lesson provides story and time telling practice using ASL. Each blue link you...
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For Students 2nd - 12th Standards
Bring the world of video messaging into your classroom with this creative communication application. Offering the ability to create animations with customized characters, backgrounds, and recorded messages, this resource is guaranteed to...
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Camera Angles: The Case of the Missing Highlighter

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Watch and learn all about camera angles, what they mean, and how they help covey emotion and point of view. A short film is used to demonstrate four different camera angles, each scene is cut to reveille a fact about the angle just seen....
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Lesson: The Power of Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's instructional activity. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image...
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Map It Out

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore how illustrations add to a story. Young learners will look at picture books to see how the pictures tell the story. They create illustrations to go with a chosen story, and then flip the activity so they have to write a story to...
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Introduce: Sequencing

For Teachers K - 3rd
Every story needs an order of events, but how do we know what comes first? As simple as this seems, it's important for scholars to break apart story lines to analyze the logic in event sequencing. Choose a fiction book to read aloud,...
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Paper Bag Butterfly Puppets

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Whether you're using it to tell stories, explore the letter b, or during a life science lesson, these butterfly puppets will be a hit. Youngsters use crayons, tissue paper, and paper bags to create butterfly puppets.
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Geography and Culture of China

For Teachers 7th
Take out a map, a paper, a ruler, and those coveted colored pencils for a lesson on Chinese culture and geography. This is a multifaceted approach to basic geography skills that incorporate story telling, class discussion, primary source...
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The Cheshire Cookie

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Abby ends up lost in a strange place with only the Cheshire Cookie Monster for a guide. Use this story as a model and then ask children to practice using their storytelling abilities to tell their own tale.
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The Princess And The Pea

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The famous story of the princess and the pea is parodied in this film. This resource is a great way to delve into storytelling and the way anyone can tell a tale and turn it into their own.
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Prefix/Suffix: Create a Story

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Do your kids love to tell silly stories? Combine stories with prefix and suffix practice. Simply display a list of words with the affixes you've been covering (ideally you've been creating this as a class throughout the study) and...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Present this slide show to your class and see what they think. It's the story of Roboteacher, obviously written and perhaps illustrated by a student. It could be used to reinforce story boarding, story telling, story retell, or creative...
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Tell the story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" to your little learners with the help of this animated slide-show. Read along or have the students tell the story of Goldilocks as you forward each slide. Note: This presentation would...
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12 Days of Christmas

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students will create a book by adapting the "12 Days of Christmas" to their own lives. In this lesson plan students illustrate, create and write an accordion book using the traditional Christmas song "12 Days of Christmas" as a guide....
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The Planet Of Huff & Puff

For Students Pre-K - K
Trash Gordon battles the breeze in this story located on the planet of Huff & Puff. This is storytelling at its best!
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Pictures, Photographs, and Captions

For Teachers 6th Standards
"How do photographs contribute to an autobiography?" Laurence Yep's The Lost Garden provides learners with an opportunity to examine how photos and their captions contribute to and clarify events in a story. Class members use expressive...
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Adjective Monster

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore descriptive writing and visual art. Listen to the story Go Away Big, Green Monster by Ed Emberley and generate a list of adjectives used in the book. Name familiar shapes and create a shapes list. Choose an adjective and shape to...
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"The Little Red Hen"

For Students K - 2nd
In this story telling worksheet, students listen to the story "The Little Red Hen", color and cut out five farm animals to make finger puppets and six kitchen or farm items.
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For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students discover the use of flashbacks as an author's tool to develop characters. Students read the examples and use one of the story starters to write a story that includes a flashback.
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A Halloween Picture Story

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Get in the Halloween spirit with this event sequencing activity! Four images give an outline for a creative story. Learners put the images in order and tell a creative story in sequence. (Although there is an "obvious" order, the options...
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Nasreddin's Visitors: Recreating a Story

For Students 4th - 6th
In this story recreation worksheet, students choose the correct sentence from 3 given to tell the story, using context clues to put the sentences in the proper sequence.
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Sum-mer Fun

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the importance of summarizing in this lesson. They independently summarize a reading passage from the novel Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary. They use a six step process for writing their summary, and then discuss their...
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The Bear Facts About Summarization

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice summarizing techniques in this lesson. They listen as the teacher reads from a non-fiction article, and the class creates a story map to highlight the most important facts from the article. They use the map to write a...
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Summarization Time

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students write summaries in this lesson. They read "Stellaluna" by Jaell Cannon independently and answer story map questions: who, what, when, where, and why. They then take the answers to these questions and write an individual summary.