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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA module 4, Unit 3: Writing a Position Paper

For Teachers 8th Standards
Six resources make up an English language arts module that focuses on writing a position paper on food chains. Scholars compose an essay that states a claim, provides evidence, shares their reasoning, then offers a counterclaim and a...

EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 4: Sustainability of the US Food Supply Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Where does our food come from? Eighth graders research food chains and the consequences for stakeholders affected by those food chains. Using Michael Pollan’s, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, as a core text, the three units in this module teach...
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The Art of Storytelling: Ramayana Character Studies

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Take the text of the Ramayana and let it become a visual funfest of student interaction.  View through PowerPoint artistic representations of the characters of the Ramayana and Mahabharata, and have pupils complete the character study...
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Those Fabulous Fables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A video leads off this activity on fables, introducing the class to this important form of traditional storytelling. The group defines fable and hears an explanation of the origin of this type of folk tale. They summarize the story they...
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars compose a story and tell it to the class.  In this storytelling instructional activity, students work in small groups to create an illustrated story.  Young scholars are given a checklist of elements to include in the...
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Artful Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Most art pieces are highly symbolic and relate stories that reflect a particular culture. Learners explore Asian storytelling through research. In small groups, they choose an Asian story to examine, they choose art pieces that relate to...
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Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a creative story and turn it into a digital storybook. In this digital storytelling lesson plan, 6th graders write a creative story, illustrate the story, and then use computer technology to turn their story and...
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Chuck Close Up Close

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students practice the art of storytelling using realistic art. They pick one illustration of a character in the book and create a story about the possible life he lived. The important details that are needed is the name, occupation,...
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For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders retell stories to peers and the entire class. In this storytelling instructional activity, 8th graders research short stories and select a short story to retell. Students rewrite the stories in their own words and tell it...
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Yoruba Legends: Southern Nigeria

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore legends and storytelling with your learners. After listening to some legends, pupils work collaboratively and then individually to come up with original legends about animals.
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Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding. 
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Culture Creation vs. Culture Consumption - Finding Voice Through Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the power of media in culture and Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence. In this nonviolence and media lesson, 9th graders analyze Gandhi's nonviolent methods for social change and discuss the media's power to create...
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Story Editors

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners with special needs and learning disabilities explore writing by becoming story editors. The class reads a story together after hearing it once through first. Then, they each examine the pictures from the story and work on...
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Spanish Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Teaching the imperative? This resource includes so many ideas! One option is to have learners stand up, and tell them a story in the second person. As you read the story, have them act it out! This plan gets kids up and moving!
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Classic Storytelling with a Technology Twist

For Teachers K - 1st
Students use technology to improve their knowledge of literary terms, math, and technology skills. In this technology storytelling lesson, students learn about character, plot, and setting in various stories by using technology like...
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Film Making:Visual Storytelling - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Pupils study and discuss a short film by Chel White in this introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. There are some scenes in the video towards the end that may be objectionable.
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Integrated Social Studies and Storytelling Lesson

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the Civil War. They examine online photos that are connected to Indiana's role in the Civil War. They choose one of these photos and in a story circle, tell a story about it. They tell who is in the picture, what...
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Children's Book Creations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars create a children's book version of the Japanese folk story "Momotaro Boy of the Peach" and present the story to elementary students. In this children's book lesson, young scholars design their book to explain Japanese...
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Sun and Moon Folktale

For Teachers K - 4th
Students become familiar with characteristics of folktales by reading or listening to African folktale that explains why sun and moon live in the sky. Students then create their own folktales about the sun and moon or another aspect of...
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Theater Units for Lower and Upper Elementary Levels

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to playwriting and the elements of drama with a six-session storytelling unit that encourages kids to expand their acting and writing skills. The 12-page packet includes overviews of the lessons, assessment...
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Making Indonesian Rod Puppets

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learn about the Indonesian tradition of wayang golek, or puppet theater. Storytelling is brought to life when the class explores the Ramayana and the ancient art of puppetry. The lesson begins with a discussion of the tradition and an...
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Create a Thai Style Shadow Puppet

For Teachers K - 8th
The Ramakain is the Thai version of the Ramayana. Learners view a short video showing a shadow puppet play depicting the historical epic, then they use a template to create traditional style Thai shadow puppets. Have the class adapt the...
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Crowley's Ridge: An Upland in the Lowlands

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This clever lesson combines elements of geography, art, literature, and storytelling. Pupils take a close look at the six geographical regions of Arkansas, and pay close attention to Crowley's Ridge - which is one of the six. In groups,...