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101 reviewed resources for mothers day poems

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How to Write a “Roses are Red” Valentine’s Day Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Compose a Valentine's Day poem! Practicing their rhyming skills, scholars follow the traditional format to create a happy poem for a friend or family member. 
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Mother's Day Acrostic

For Students K - 4th
Make sure your pupils have something to bring home to mom for Mother's Day by assigning this acrostic poem. The word mother is written in long letters along the left side; individuals use these letters to start each line of a mom-themed...
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Mother's Day Acrostic Poem

For Students 1st - 8th
In this Mother's Day acrostic poem worksheet, students compose a poem using the letters of the words Mother's Day as the letters that begin the first lines of each line of the poem.
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Mother's Day Poems and Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Mother's Day poems and other types of activities can get students' creative juices flowing.
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How to Write a Funny Epitaph Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What can happen if you eat too much cafeteria food? Or wear dirty clothes every day? Or talk back to your mother? Use a lesson on humorous poems as a way for students to practice silly rhymes as fictional epitaphs.
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Poetic Teapot Card

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners recognize the role of loved ones in their families and the many things their parents and others contribute to their lives. They write an acrostic poem about their mother, father, or other important person. They then make a...
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Mother's Day Trip

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your class develop their public speaking skills. They write original scripts for informative infomercials, plays, or poetry. They work to present their information with purpose.
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Mother's Day

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this holiday activity, studies write an essay titled "My Mother." Students also create an acrostic poem and illustrate personalized coupons for their mothers.
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Mother's Day Poem- Here are Some Violets Coloring Page

For Students 2nd
In this Mother's Day coloring worksheet, 2nd graders color a picture of violets which is shown above a poem. They sign their names at the bottom of the page on an elementary line.
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Mother's Day Poem

For Students K
For this Mother's Day worksheet, students will color a picture of a bouquet of flowers and sign their name below a poem about mothers.
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Friendship Cinquain

For Students K - 6th Standards
Invite your class to share their appreciation of one another through the work of a Valentine's Day cinquain poem. Scholars use their knowledge of their classmates to describe them through adjectives, action verbs, and a complete sentence. 
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Mother's Day Collage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a Mother's Day collage using the technological tool Photoshop. In this adobe digital kids club lesson, students explore the Photoshop elements software and discover how to import pictures and combine them to illustrate a...
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Integrated Video Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a Mother's Day video gift by utilizing the latest video technology in class.  In this film making lesson, students utilize important photographs related to their mother and import them into a computer timeline using...
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Mother's Day Card

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this holiday card worksheet, students make a Mother's Day card. Students first create an acrostic poem about their mothers, then color a picture. Note: There is a misspelling in the sentence "You are my rock of Gebralter."
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Mother's Day

For Students Pre-K - K
In this holiday worksheet, students color in a bouquet of flowers and illustrate a poem about Mother's Day. The poem begins with, "You fill my days with rainbow light..."
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M.O.M. "Memories of Mom"

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students brainstorm a list of writing topics for a "Memories of Mom" book. They choose one of the topics as the subject of the daily essay. Pupils combine a week of daily essays into a book to give their mothers for Mother's Day.
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Poems for Grade 1

For Students 1st
In this poetry worksheet, 1st graders illustrate and discuss the poem The Pasture, by Robert Frost. Students then read the poem I Know All the Sounds the Animals Make, by Jack Prelutsky and use the words from the poem to fill in the blanks.
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Making a Fist

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Practice poetry analysis with this resource built around Naomi Shihab Nye's "Making a Fist." Class members read the poem and then respond to a series of text-based and discussion questions.
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Dialect Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the life and works of Paul Laurance Dunbar. In groups, they read various poems of his and use a database to examine the covers of his books. They also discuss the criticism he faced during his life and how he dealt...
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Mother's Day

For Students Pre-K - K
In this holiday worksheet, students color in a bouquet of flowers and illustrate a poem about Mother's Day. The poem begins with, "You fill my days with rainbow lights..."
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Mother's Day Gift Ideas

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students develop their fine motor skills as they make a craft for Mother's Day. In this crafts instructional activity, students make a craft including bookmarks, coupon books, cards, bath salts, and magnets.
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Mother's Day - A Medal for Mama

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils participate in a marching-band song for mothers called "A Medal for Mama". Included is an instrumental interlude for mothers to come up and receive their medals. A favorite of students and mothers.
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A Renaissance of Jazz and Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore, analyze, study and read a variety of poems and listen to jazz that have their roots in the Harlem Renaissance. They then discuss the similarities and differences of themes in the works of different poets and composers.
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Mother's Day

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students construct Mother's Day cards. In this holiday lesson, students use art supplies to create Mother's Day cards. Students may include an acrostic poem about their mother or a coupon book for their mother.
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Mom Acrostic Poem

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this Mother's Day worksheet, students write an acrostic poem, using the letters in Mom to begin each line. This could be a Mother's Day card.
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Morning in the Burned House

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore Margaret Atwood's use of literary devices such as symbolism and metaphor in Morning in the Burned House, and then follow their reading of the poem with text-based and discussion questions.
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Mother's Day -- A Poem for My Mother 1

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this Mother's Day worksheet, students read a poem about mothers, color a bouquet of flowers and sign the card to give to their mothers.
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Giving with Imagination

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Demonstrate gift giving as an act of caring about someone versus gifts for show (or gifts from the purse). Elementary learners practice giving gifts from the heart by creating a poem for someone special to them.
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Mother's Day

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a poem describing why they love a special family member. They use decorative paper and illustrations for their poems. Students give thanks and praise to their family members.
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El Día de las Madres

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the origin of Mother's Day and in Spanish, write a poem for their mothers, aunt or grandmother. They plan a Mother's Day event.
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Mother's Day Acrostic

For Students 1st - 4th
In this Mother's Day worksheet, students complete an acrostic poem using the word "mother." Worksheet has links to additional activities.
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A Poem for My Mother

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this holiday activity, students print out a Mother's Day poem and draw an original illustration below it. They sign the card on the elementary line below the illustration.
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Blowing Kisses

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write about their first breath by composing a poem dedicated to their mothers. Then they design a cover for a Mother's Day card and insert their poem inside.
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Thanksgiving Literacy

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Pupils read a book about Thanksgiving, and then create an acrostic poem about Thanksgiving. In this Thanksgiving lesson plan, students discuss their own families and what they are thankful for.
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Mother Teresa

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research Mother Teresa. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students research Mother Teresa and list the characteristics that makes her a hero. Students identify and write about a hero in their life.
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Getting Ready for Christmas with Bobby Bear

For Students 2nd
In this Christmas reading worksheet, 2nd graders read a short story about a bear getting ready for Christmas. Students demonstrate comprehension through questions and sequencing. Students create an acrostic poem using the word CHRISTMAS.
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A Planting We Will Go

For Teachers K - 2nd
Even the youngest kids can make scientific comparisons using collected data. They read The Tiny Seed, then discuss the essential nutrients and elements needed for a seed to grow into a blooming plant. They plant seeds and track their...
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Picturing America: Images and Words of Hope from Romare Bearden and Langston Hughes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A carefully crafted three-day lesson integrates poetry and visual art. By analyzing and comparing Langston Hughes' poem "Mother and Son" and Romare Bearden's collage "The Dove," readers explore the theme of hope. The lesson activates...
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Reading Comprehension/Valentine's Day

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students learn facts about Valentine's Day by reading a one page story. Students then answer 6 questions.
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Father Time

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars create a memory book and acrostic poem for Father's Day. For this Father's Day lesson, students appreciate unique things their fathers do for them. Young scholars create an original project for their father.
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Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
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Season Fairies Get Sacked

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write poetry based on the seasons.
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"Mother Earth" -- Present

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the Native American belief of "Mother Earth". They read stories from Native American authors and reflect. They illustrate this concept through art and haikus.
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Who Can Achieve the "American Dream"

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Exploring the idea of working to achieve the American Dream, the class reads an excerpt from How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents by Julia Alvarez. Following, the class analyzes the excerpt and discusses the theme of the reading using...
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Box O' Love

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a Valentines Day poem using an empty cereal box as their canvas.  In this poetry lesson, students create their poems using rhyming words and create sentences. 
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Teachers' Guide: Take Time to Remember

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The Royal Canadian Legion offers this teacher's guide designed to remind learners of all ages of the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in not only World War I but also the Korean and Gulf wars. The 42-page packet is filled with...
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America Poems

For Students 5th
In this poems learning exercise, 5th graders read the poems about America. Students also write their own poems and draw pictures about them.
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I Hear America Singing

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing" is the focus of a reading comprehension activity that asks kids to read, and then respond, to text-based questions and discussion prompts.
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Visual and Number Patterns

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders develop strategies for identifying geometric and number patterns. In this mathematical patterns instructional activity, 4th graders use pattern blocks to make repeating patterns with numbers and shapes. Students then...
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The Misunderstood Adolescent Writer: Special Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
All young authors experience the frustration of feeling absolutely misunderstood at least once. Your class can experience themselves as writers through a literary analysis and writing project. They read a story about a misunderstood...
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Summarization

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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The Jungle Book

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Being raised by wolves has its advantages. An eBook gives readers the chance to experience Rudyard Kipling's classic novel The Jungle Book, a story about a boy named Mowgli who wants to stay with the wolves that raised him instead of...
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A Study of Walt Whitman

For Students 11th - 12th
Walt Whitman’s “I Hear American Singing” and Langston Hughes’ response “I, Too Sing America” are part of a six-page packet that also includes excerpts from “Song of Myself.”  Each poem and excerpt is followed by questions that could be...
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Our Family and Other Families: Using Totoro to Teach Family Structure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What do families around the world have in common? Explore this theme through the popular animated film My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao Miyazaki. Over the course of two days, pupils view the film, pausing to discuss their own families and the...
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Martin Luther King Day

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They conduct research, participate in a discrimination simulation, write a poem, and create a collage.
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Ballads and Communication

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students compare and contrast different forms of communication.  In this poetry instructional activity, students focus on the ballad form and read "Timothy Winters". Students draw conclusions from the ballad and divide into groups to...
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Regional Realism

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How did writers capture and express the distinct voices of their characters in nineteenth-century texts? Individuals explore regional dialect in American literature. They watch a video, engage in discussion, read author biographies,...
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Shared Reading: Synonyms & Antonyms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use the poem "Kids Just Want to Have Fun," to identify antonyms and synonyms.
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The Witch of Goingsnake

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete literary analysis activities using proverbs. In this proverbs lesson, students interpret a proverb and discuss the structure of poems. Students write essays explaining the summary statement and complete a Venn diagram...
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Raindrops Keep Falling on my Art

For Teachers K - 3rd
Kids may be a little resistant to this rainy day idea, but it could produce some amazing art. They paint a watercolor picture of anything they like. When they are done, they take their paintings outside and let the rain work its magic!...
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Family 4 Day Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore their families.  In this cross curriculum family history and literacy lesson, students listen to a variety of picture books with a "family" theme, and compare and contrast the characters to members of their own family. ...
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Dalai Lama: Day 2 of 5

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore philosophy by researching the Dalai Lama. For this Tibetan history lesson, 6th graders discuss the influence of Buddhism on the Dalai Lama and the unique view on life a Buddhist must have. Students read a Tibetan...
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Using Opening Lines as Writing Prompts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your writers get started with these hooks! Twenty-five opening lines from the "Lives" column in the New York Times Magazine act as prompts for creative writing. Have your learners choose one prompt and write an original essay....
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The Haunted Lift

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read a poem and discuss how the poem could be made into a piece of drama.
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Photograph Lesson

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students bring a favorite photograph to class and discuss what they see and don't see in the photos. They brainstorm with the teacher on the overhead and then translate the information into poetic form.
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On the Edge and Under the Gun

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students brainstorm ideas related to gun control and share with the class. in this gun control lesson, students research teacher approved websites related to gun control. Students write a paper in groups on a self selected topic related...
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Dinosaur Themed Guided Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete and participate in various guided reading activities about dinosaurs. They read poems, complete a graphic organizer, complete a cloze activity, and develop a list of dinosaur facts.
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How Animals Bond

For Teachers K - 2nd
In this animals lesson plan, young scholars students write a description about a pet or animal that they know. They include details that would help someone who has never met their animal feel like they know it already. Artwork about...
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Articulated/Moveable Paper Dolls

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students create articulated/moveable dolls, that fit a specific theme, using various forms of media, including recycled paper, jewelry, foil, and other items. They may choose to display their dolls on a background.
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Hyperbole

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students define the term hyperbole and determine when it is appropriate to use hyperboles in writing. They work in pairs to develop short stories and poems with examples of hyperboles.
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New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Book 1--Grade 7 (2006)

For Students 8th - 10th
In this New York State Testing Program English Language Arts worksheet, students read several passages and two poems and answer reading comprehension questions.  Students then write an essay response to one of the passages. 
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Follow Spring's Journey North Recording Highlights of the Season

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students scan headlines on the Journey North News Updates each day to track the changes that spring brings as it comes to different areas of the United States.
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The Duckling: Level H

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Reading with expression following the punctuation marks is a good skill to obtain. In this reading strategies lesson, students read aloud The Duckling,and change their voices to match the punctuation marks within the story. They make...
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The Life of C.S. Lewis

For Students 3rd - 12th
C.S. Lewis is considered one of the greatest Christian writers of all time. A slide show presentation provides an overview of his life and work. It includes multiple perspectives to give your class a well-rounded view of an amazing author.
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The House on Mango Street Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims

For Teachers K
Teach kindergartners about the First Thanksgiving with a series of lessons about the Pilgrims' journey to the New World. As they practice handwriting, CVC words, reading comprehension, and fun Thanksgiving songs, they learn about what...
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Helping Verbs

For Students 5th - 6th
In this grammar instructional activity, learners choose the correct helping verb to complete each sentence and write it on the line. The objective is to enhance students' grammar skills.
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Robert Munsch: Author Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students study Robert Munsch's style of writing. In this literature lesson, students read many of Robert Munsch's books, write a list of the characteristics found in his books, and write or orally tell a story using some of these...
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Shared Reading and Writing

For Teachers 1st
Engage your class in shared reading and writing activities with this group of lessons. They work practice using phonemes and story elements while they read aloud books by Mem Fox and Kit Wright. They also participate in shared writing as...
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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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Extension Activities for Hoot

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Enrich your study of Hoot by Carl Hiaasen with a series of writing activities. Class members must complete the first assignment (a letter business letter), but can choose from 11 other choices once that assignment is complete. The goal...
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Lesson Plans for High School Teachers at Halloween

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring some ghostly literature into your English classroom! Witches or The Raven will get your lesson started! After reading or listening to one of the suggested excerpts, learners write a scene from the text and perform it during the...
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10 Fresh Ideas to Get Your Students Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Here are some enticing writing ideas that will motivate any student.
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Shared Reading and Writing The Color of Home

For Teachers 3rd
Investigate the book "The Colour of Home" with a week-long set of Shared Reading and Writing lessons. You'll examine the use of commas to separate clauses, and phrases in a sentence, engage in wonderful discussions, and, write a...
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Where in Our Solar System Are We?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders research distance between planets and the sun using encyclopedias. They use toilet paper sheets as a unit of measurement (50 million km.) students stand at planet locations using toilet paper to measure distance between.
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Following in Their Footsteps

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson plan, students reflect upon the lesson plan of tikkun olam as they read "First They Came for the Jews." Students plan and execute a tikkun olam project of...
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Books for Teaching About the Earth and Sky

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students read about the Earth and the Sky. In this resource, there is a listing of books about the Earth and the Sky which are useful to the teacher. These are books that the teacher can use as a whole class activity in introduce...
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Wacky Weather

For Students 5th - 6th
In this weather learning exercise, students read a 3 page story about a girl who notices unusual weather patterns. Included in the story is information about climate, temperature, tides and wind. Students then answer 6 essay questions.
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The Storm Reading Comprehension - Short Stories

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this short story comprehension worksheet, students read a short story about "The Storm" and answer 5 comprehension multiple choice questions and 5 vocabulary multiple choice questions.
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Demian Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 15 multiple choice questions about Hesse's Demian. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Good and Evil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the art of Henry Darger as an impetus to discuss the concepts of good and evil. They investigate why people have been fascinated with good and evil from biblical times to the present.
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Folk Genres

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students classify folk life traditions into folk genres. They create folk genre museums by laying down their images or postcards wherever they see a relationship. They give each an image to examine in depth and decide which folk genre...
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Following in Their Footsteps (Private-Religious)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students serve in their community. In this community action lesson, students read "First They Came for the Jews" and discuss what happened when people didn't take ethical action. Students discuss the actions they could take to help in...
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Language Arts Exploration

For Teachers 4th
While an interesting lesson idea involving the exploration of a story about an Asian American boy named Imduk, a teacher would need to have assess to the Scott Foresman reading program to make this work. If not, a teacher could use...
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Maya Angelou

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Maya Angelou and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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Weather through the Seasons

For Teachers K
Students examine the year's cycles by observing the four seasons, their distinctive weather patterns that affect our activities and the weather changes that each brings. The fourteen lessons of this unit offer a good opportunity for the...
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Family Social Studies Lesson Plan Week

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students give an oral report about their family through at least 2 generations. In this family history lesson plan, students read stories in class about different families, and discuss their own families by bringing in pictures.
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Character Descriptions: The House on Mango Street

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars research biology by reading a story regarding families. In this genetics instructional activity, students read the book The House on Mango Street and identify the different hair styles and colors mentioned in the book....
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Diwali

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover festivals and traditions of South Africa. Students discuss the meaning of Diwali and why it is celebrated. They devise an assembly about the religious festival of lights. Students explain why Hindus, Jans and Sikus...
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SAT Reading Comprehension Practice Test 06

For Students 7th - 9th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an excerpt from an article and answer 12 questions.  Students have 15 minutes to answer 12 questions.
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Grammar Test: Lesson 18

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this adjectives worksheet, students complete sentences with the correct adjective, circle the adjective in the sentences, and circle nouns. Students complete 13 problems total.

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