Slimy Advertising and a Wicked Resume
Students compare and contrast a classic fairy tale with a fractured one. They write an advertisement that would entice a witch and a resume for a frog prince who is hiring. They publish their completed work.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts 3 Views 88 Downloads
The Little Prince: Venn Diagram Exercise
Compare and contrast your learners' traits to the characters in The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Éxupery. After they complete a Venn diagram comparing themselves to a peer, kids create a three-part Venn diagram to compare themselves...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Contrast Versions of a Story
Compare and contrast reading passages with the ever favorite story of Cinderella. The versions in focus include an Italian version and a Native American story followed by three questions designed to share similarities and differences, as...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog
Read the story The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain by Margaret Read MacDonald and choose from multiple activities to learn about the tale's theme—kindness. With so many options, your kind kids will...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reflecting on What I've Learned: Using a Reflective Journal to Improve Reading Comprehension
Students complete six activities to improve their language arts skills. In this literacy, grammar, and reading comprehension lesson, students complete and pre-test, six activities including grammar, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Morality "Tails" East and West: European Fables and Buddhist Jataka Tales
Have your class explore Buddhist Jataka Tales to compare and contrast them to European fables. After defining fables, Jataka tales, and the elements of each, learners identify themes and patterns for both types of narratives and the...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Make Your Own Shakespeare Quarto
Create a quarto-style booklet to review the characters in a play and how they relate to one another. Based on the songs "A Winter's Song," and "A Witches' Spell," learners begin to analyze meter and rhythm. This is a great lesson for...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Understanding Other People's Decisions
Learners analyze people's choices from different points of view. They read different scenarios and explain how they would react personally in that situation. Then they analyze what they would do in another character's position and...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History