Harry Potter Research Project
Students design a survey with questions to use to find out what the average Harry Potter reader is like. They analyze the results and create a PowerPoint presentation compiling their results.
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Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban: KWHL Strategy
J.K. Rowling's world of wizards and magic focuses on some topics that relate to our own society, especially in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Have kids complete a KWHL chart (what they know, what they want to know, how they...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Beatrix Potter's Naughty Animal Tales
Students gain insight into the unusual, solitary world of Beatrix Potter's Victorian childhood and can compare/contrast it with their own world to explain why Potter wrote such simple stories and why she wrote about animals rather than...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Identifying Genres of Literature Through Primary Sources
Investigate children's literature by utilizing a T-chart to identify genres through primary sources. Young readers will explore the differences between classic literature such as The Secret Garden and Harry Potter to identify their...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
A Wrinkle in Time: The Board Game
Tackle some big questions about A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle with a board game project. As learners brainstorm for and complete their board games, they consider what helps and hinders Meg on her journey and why she succeeds in...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable