Beauty Queen Heads to Iraq
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Young scholars study about Jessica Gaulke, a beauty queen from Minnesota. She is then deployed to Iraq with the National Guard unit she is in. They have to role play her and react to what they think they would feel if they were in her shoes.
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Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each lesson features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind.
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Chapter-by-Chapter Journal Entry- The Outsiders
Learners can respond to each chapter of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton by composing journal entries. This page lists several prompts for each chapter that pupils can choose from. The prompts are based on the content of the chapter and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Prepositions of Time
Clear up some common misunderstandings when describing time with a short and informative video. The simple format demonstrates when your class should use in, at, or on to talk about an event from the past, present, or future.
2 mins 3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Folktales of Zora Neale Hurston
Do you know why woodpeckers have red heads? Why the possum has no hair on its tail? Why a cat has nine lives? Find out by downloading this resource that uses Zora Neale Hurston's collection Mules and Men as the basis of a study of...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Song of the Trees by Mildred Taylor
Explore the literary elements of Mildred Taylor's Song of the Trees with this beautiful Prezi presentation. Focusing on the story's characters, setting, and major plot points, young readers are provided with a complete summary of this...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable