Learning to Love Poetry
Fifth graders read and analyze poetry. They investigate poetic license, poetic elements and select their own pieces of poetry to share orally, electronically, and in writing.
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Magical Musical Tour: Using Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
Language arts learners don't need a lecture about poetry; they listen to poetry every day on the radio! Apply skills from literary analysis to famous songs and beautiful lyrics with a lesson about literary devices. As class...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials
The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Terms for the Tools of Poetry
A great poet needs great tools to compose and perfect their art form. Young writers develop presentations that teach a poetic concept to the rest of the class. They incorporate visual aids, definitions, and examples or illustrations of...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
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