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Read Me A Story

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Big Bird and Zoe figure out how to get Maria to read them a story. In doing so, they list all of the reasons they love listening to stories. It can lead to a discussion of why reading is important.
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My Pumpkin Story

For Teachers K - 5th
Have young pumpkin carvers use technology to create a unique pumpkin face and write a short story about the special characteristics of their pumpkin.
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¿Quién está durmiendo? / Who is Sleeping?

For Teachers 1st - 9th
All the animals are asleep for the night, except for one! Spanish learners can find out who it is by putting together and coloring a little book. Each of the eight pages includes text and images. See the materials for two additional...
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Activity I: Exploring Theme

For Teachers 9th - 12th
All stories contain themes. Examine the theme of an assigned story (the lesson suggests To Kill a Mockingbird). Your class can either read a story or watch a DVD to analyze the main theme of the story. They identify terms such as theme,...
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Irony in "The Gift of the Magi"

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Use O. Henry's ubiquitous tale of love and poverty to explore irony. After reading the story, middle schoolers identify examples of all three kinds of irony in the story. With partners, they brainstorm original examples of irony. Then...
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Descriptive Language and Theme

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Get ready to explore themes with a session rich in modeling that includes both worksheets and an assessment recording sheet. The class completes a pre-assessment to determine their understanding of theme and how to identify it. They read...
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Reading Comprehension: Thor and Sif

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Expose your readers to the fascinating legends of Norse Gods Thor and Sif. They read a brief introduction about traditional stories and myths then read several paragraphs on these figures, marking unknown words as they go. Learners look...
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Reading Practice: Peter Rabbit

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Oh, that naughty Peter Rabbit! Youngsters read an excerpt aloud from the classic Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Peter Rabbit." They retell the story in their own words and discuss the events. Readers make inferences about various...
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A Fantasy Story: Baby Bear's Space Journey

For Students K - 1st Standards
Give this literacy worksheet to your beginning readers to help them draw out key details and retell in their own words. They read a short fantasy story about a bear in space which includes dialogue, onomatopoeia, and a simple story line....
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Model writing a summary with The Fall of Freddie the Bat. Of the ten events in the story, class members help you select the five most important. After working independently on another story, class groups act out a nursery rhyme by freeze...
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Chinese Takeout

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students use digital photography to illustrate a story. They research examples of narratives to determine how to choose photos that meet a specific purpose. Students research examples of narratives.
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The Lost Son Worksheet

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this religious education worksheet, students view six illustrations that depict the story of The Lost Son. Students write a sentence to go along with each picture.
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Order of Events

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and put the events of the story in order. Each event is written on a sentence strip and while the teacher reads, listeners can arrange the strips inthe correct order. After reading, reshuffle the...
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Sharing My Older Friend With Others

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary learners explore the difference between aged characters and young characters in literature. They use Venn diagrams to compare and contrast the attributes given to both younger and older characters in different pieces of...
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Two Settings

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners respond to the text Riding Freedom. They will compare and contrast two settings by filling in a graphic organizer. They explore different settings, discuss the reasons why settings change, and draw conclusions using descriptive...
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Character Comparison

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Read two stories and compare and contrast two characters using the Venn diagram included. The activities focus on identifying the characters' actions, emotions, and motives. Then the class discusses the characters' similarities and...
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Missing: One Princess

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Catalyze your classroom's creativity with this PowerPoint. It provides young writers with a general idea of a story about a missing princess, different characters, and step-by-step writing instructions from beginning to end. There are...
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Listen to Me Tell You the Story

For Teachers K
Read a familiar story with repetitive lines that the class can remember. Afterward, make puppets and retell the story in small groups with an adult volunteer or an older child.
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Story Stick Medallions

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students identify and visually represent important events in the beginning, middle, and end of a story. They arrange the pictures in sequential order. Students verbalize details while they retell their story idea to friends and family...
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Creature Inventor Team

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students design their own pretend creatures and places to live by working together as a team. They connect their imaginary creatures and habitat to invent a story about how they live or an event that could happen to them.
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Graphing Old Man's Journey

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study graphs and storytelling. For this mathematics lesson, 5th graders discuss the features of line graphs and create a line graph representing Old Man's journey after listening to "The Creation", a story about Old Man's...
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Halloween Tales

For Teachers K - 5th
Give your pupils different Halloween story starters and ask them to complete the tale. They use a word processing program to load, enter, save, and print text, recognize the benefits of word processing, and demonstrate proper keyboarding...
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Short Story Elements

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners engage in a lesson that investigates the elements that are necessary in a short story. Each element is covered separately while they take notes for each part. Then the teacher points out each element while reading a short story...
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Kamishibai Stories

For Teachers K - 8th
Students explore kamishibai stories, Japanese stories told through illustrated picture cards, and become familiar with their form. Afterward, they develop their own illustrated kamishibai story. Students discuss the process of drawing,...