I Said, She Said
Students explain the dynamics of classroom participation. They develop strategies to make classroom discussions more equitable.
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He Said, She Said, So: What's the Point?
Not by the hair on my chinny chin chin! Upper graders and middle schoolers read the story The Three Little Pigs and other tales related to the story from various points of view. They use the Internet to find more stories from...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
How to Say “I Ruff You”
Who says you need a human to be your valentine on Valentine's Day? Give your dog-loving readers an inspiring perspective on how a sister givdes her brother a valentine from the family dog. They then answer 10 questions thatd involve...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Who Said This?
Can your class figure out who said what just by looking at a quotation? This activity for Of Mice and Men includes 11 quotations from the novel. Use this quote sheet as a light activity to get your readers to look back into the text or...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
He Said, She Said, So: What's the Point
Launch a study of point of view by showing your pupils the illusion pictures attached to this resource. Depending on their point of view, class members may see a bird or a rabbit, the bust of a statue or a couple kissing. The remaining...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Punctuating Dialogue Worksheet
Make sure your pupils can keep who said what straight by punctuating dialogue properly. Learners edit and rewrite twelve sentences to demonstrate their understanding of punctuation and capitalization. The worksheet includes a variety of...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Matilda - Throwing the Hammer
Full truth, or an exaggeration? How can you tell when a storyteller is exaggerating a story? Readers analyze a story told by Hortensia, and identify the exaggerative language she uses. Then, learners write their own narrative story using...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gender Equity: I Said, She Said
Students collect and analyze data on classroom participation. For this gender equity lesson, students use tally marks to collect data on the sex and numbers of students who participate in classroom discussions. Students work in small...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Art of the Metaphor
Show this poetic and captivating video to your class to activate thought about figurative language. The narrator conjures up scenes with her use of metaphor and describes not only what a metaphor is, but what a metaphor can do. She uses...
6 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable