If I Were A Statue
Students locate and identify statues in their local community. They write what they would see or hear and how they would feel if they were statues. They illustrate their stories.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 7 Downloads
What would it be like to have the power of flight? Let your class's imagination fly with a photography project, which includes a narrative writing component. After planning what they want a mural on flight to look like, kids work...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Little Red Hen: A Tale of Cooperation
Ensure that your kids don't even consider saying "Not me!" when it comes time to read by engaging them in this set of lesson plans based around "The Little Red Hen." The class reads the story together before starting in on additional...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Authors and Illustrators: What do they do?
Help readers understand the roles of authors and illustrators and why they have been recognized by medals of excellence. Your class will discuss and then create illustrations for a book. When they have finished, you can hold your own...
K - 1st English Language Arts
Illustrated Children's Stories
Learning how to write for a specific, target audience is a valuable skill to acquire. This clever lesson has aspiring writers create original stories that are geared toward very young children. They illustrate their stories, put them in...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Once upon a Time in the 1800's
Young readers examine the details in an 1821 painting by Jacques-Louis David depicting two sisters who are exiled princesses. They read a tale about the Brothers Grimm, who were writing fairy tales during the same time period that these...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Story Starters for Beginning Readers and Writers
Young scholars respond to a story starters about a dinosaur, present, pet store, puppy or another topic of interest to primary-grade students. They dictate or write stories in response to 15 story starters designed to develop language...
Pre-K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts