Young scholars review what they already know about birds. Using the internet, they discover major issues involved with birds in Illinois. In groups, they determine what they can do to help them and contact a local agency.
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Creating Awareness through Action Oriented Writing and Research
Middle schoolers aren't too young to feel strongly about politics, social issues, consumer rights, or environmental problems. Demonstrate the first steps toward social change with a project about action-oriented writing. Eighth graders...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
I Can Infer Motive and Effects for an Action
Help your pupils determine just what makes a character or person tick by zooming in on one character or person. This graphic organizer is dedicated to analyzing one person and asks pupils to infer a personality trait, note down an action...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Spice Up Your Writing Using Action Verbs
Challenge your class to use their verbs wisely. Action verbs can add an extra dimension to writing, as this presentation demonstrates. Writers revise a paragraph with the teacher in order to improve the verb choice. For homework, they...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Expand sentences into action chains. Divide the class into small groups giving each group a sentence with an action on it. The group's task is to add two more actions that fit with the original action in order to make an action chain! A...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Taking Action! Educating as a Form of Service
Students read the story Happy Hearts in Manabí by Peace Corps Volunteer Kristen Mallory to consider how educating others can be a form of service. In this health education and service lesson, students read the book and then prioritize...
4th - Higher Ed English Language Arts