Bigger than Life
Learners explore courage. In this moral and character development activity, students read biographical information about Jackie Robinson and identify examples of courage exemplified in his life story.
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A Life For A Life: Irish Tower Houses
In this language arts instructional activity, students review Irish tower houses. After reading a book about these towers (title not included), students complete 5 short answer questions, illustrate a tower, and have the option of...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
The Stranger Redeemed: A Portrait of a Black Poet
Read and analyze poems by African-American authors. Using the text, they identify the various patterns, subjects, language and dialects used. Then team up to compare and contrast the various authors and define new vocabulary. The lesson...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Johnny Appleseed, An American Folk Hero
Students explore American folktales. They review the elements of folktales. Students read the folktale of Johnny Appleseed together. They discuss the vocabulary words from the story. Students discuss the differences between the real...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts