A Bad Case of Stripes
Students listen to a teacher read-aloud of the story, "A Bad Case of Stripes, " by David Shannon. They discuss the story within their literature groups and reflect on peer pressure and bullying that takes place in the story.
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A unit on persuasive writing guides elementary learners through the writing process. The first part examines the elements of persuasive writing, including expressing an opinion, connecting ideas, using supporting facts, and writing...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Solving an Original Character's Problem With Voice and Emotion
Students read the story A Bad Case of the Stripes and then write their own story conveying a lot of emotion. In this writing lesson plan, students select a title, an emotion, brainstorm, and then start writing.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Transition Words and Phrases
Begin the instructional activity by modeling how to connect two sentences with a transition word. After doing five examples together, have learners work together to correctly edit a list of sentences provided. Finally, learners look back...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Let's Hunt for Vivid Vocabulary
Explore vivid vocabulary and parts of speech. Young scholars define and identify various parts of speech. They listen to the story A Bad Case of Stripes, raising their hand when they hear a predetermined part of speech. Next, they work...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts