All Aboard the Peace Train
Second graders discuss the story "The Little Engine That Could" and highlight the quality of perseverance. They write a paragraph about a time they needed perseverance to succeed.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Mice and Beans
A great addition to a multicultural unit or curriculum study, use the set of questions based on Pam Muñoz Ryan's Mice and Beans to engage learners and enhance their reading experience. As youngsters read, they note the highlighted words...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Nature Walk: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)
Walking in nature is the theme of a unit designed to support English language development lessons. Scholars look, write, speak, and move to explore topics such as camping, woodland animals, instruments, bodies of water, things found at a...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan for "Little Red Riding Hood"
Grow young performers with storytelling. Elementary schoolers listen to the story "Little Red Riding Hood" by Mike Lockett, highlighting dialogue as they listen, and then act out the story. This is based on a story told by Mike Lockett...
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Guided Reading: Three Little Pigs (Plus Wolf: Javalinas)
Guide your class through reading various versions of The Three Little Pigs. Talk about the traditional story line and then discuss a different point of view: Maybe the wolf was just an innocent bystander! This lesson plan, which has...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Getting Hooked, Introduction for a Narrative
How can you interest your reader? Here is a great lesson on reading and discussing the characteristics of a narrative. Elementary schoolers explore writing techniques to hook the reader. They identify their hook and share their...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting Little Pigs
Young readers consider two books: "Three Little Pigs" and "True Story of the Three Little Pigs." They compare and contrast the events, objects, stories, and people. Everyone works together to create a Venn Diagram of the information.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts