Creating Life Maps (Elementary, Reading/Writing)
Students create a personal life timeline to better explain how a historical timeline is effective in studying history. They also write a poem about themselves.
3 Views 3 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Creating a Map to My HouseLesson Planet
Here is a simple assignment that will introduce your young geographers to location, one of the five themes of geography, through an activity in which they map the directions and lines of latitude/longitude of where they live.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Life MapLesson Planet
Young writers create their own life maps in this autobiographical lesson. They pick 10 main events or accomplishments to include on their map. After they finish the map, they expand upon one event to write a personal narrative, focusing...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Elementary Reading: Five Passages with QuestionsLesson Planet
Five brief readings with questions support practice with various literacy skills. In some cases, learners identify whether underlined words are spelled correctly. Other times, they answer reading comprehension questions about the text or...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Me on the MapLesson Planet
Following a discussion about maps, scholars enjoy a read-aloud of the story, Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney. The tale sets the stage for participants to draft a map of their home and bedroom with proper detail and labels. Peers share...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Creative Writing Workshop (Middle, Reading/Writing)Lesson Planet
Bring this lesson into your unit about creative writing and precise language. First, middle schoolers create a piece of writing with the help of their classmates. In the second part of this workshop, they edit their own piece of writing....
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Write a Strong Ending for a NarrativeLesson Planet
The end is near. After all the brainstorming, planning, drafting, and revising, it is time for young writers to conclude their personal narratives. Reading back over their drafts, children generate lists of the different emotions they...
5 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Bring Characters to Life Using Details Such as Thoughts, Feelings, Actions, and DialogueLesson Planet
The best stories ever written are those with characters that come to life. The fifth lesson of this narrative writing series teaches young writers how thoughts, feelings, actions, and dialogue add depth to characters. Pause the video at...
8 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Use Paragraph Form in Argumentative WritingLesson Planet
It's time to do some body building with the fourth lesson of this series on persuasive writing. After creating a thesis statement and brainstorming supporting ideas and details, young writers begin creating the body of their...
8 mins 3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Write a Thesis Statement for an Argumentative EssayLesson Planet
A strong thesis statement sets the tone for any piece of expository writing. In the second lesson of this series, young writers follow a step-by-step process to narrow down their topics and create an argumentative statement that can be...
5 mins 3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed