King Arthur's Family Tree
Students examine the genealogy of King Arthur. They create a poster of his family tree and shares with the class. They also place other key figures of the time period on the poster to put his life in perspective.
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Knights of the Round Table adapted by Gwen Ross
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Vocabulary Starter Unit: Family and School
Practice vocabulary about family relationships and school subjects. Learners read a paragraph that describes how people are related to each other, then answer questions about what they have read. They also use word banks to fill in the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching History and Culture Through Literature: One Thousand Chestnut Trees
Ninth graders explore contemporary Korea, as well as pre-war Korea. They do this by reading One Thousand Chestnut Trees. After reading, they participate in classroom discussions about excerpts from the novel. They also research...
9th English Language Arts
Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?
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5th - 8th English Language Arts