Students create a class directory of stories written by students about other students in the class. They conduct interviews with classmates in order to write stories titled "Important Things to Know About...".
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Teaching Artists Directory Lesson Plan Sample
Get playful with verbs to help your learners succeed in conveying personality and emotion. To start, ask your class to compare the two included statements that are the same except for the verbs. Next, small groups choose a scenario from...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Martian Chronicles: Literature Circles
Discussing great works of literature with peers is an excellent way to both comprehend and celebrate reading! Learners work in literature circles during a unit on Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, and share paragraphs that stood out...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Nellie Bly's Newspaper Club: Introducing the Art of Writing
Students use video and the Internet to research the life of Nellie Bly, a famous female reporter from the 19th century. They research a writer and present their information to the class in the style of a news reporter.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Native Americans - Searching for Knowledge and Understanding
What do you know about American Indians? Upper graders compose an informational essay based on the research they conduct. They choose a Native American group to study and, using the provided list of web links, gather information and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
New Review Why Should You Read James Joyce's "Ulysses"?
What is Bloomsday? Why would thousands travel to Dublin on this day to visit sites depicted in a novel that is ridiculously hard to read? Why even bother with reading such a book? Find out by viewing a short video that suggests the...
6 mins 11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable