Curated and Reviewed by
Lesson Planet: Curated OER
Like the Back of My Hand
Studentsexamine the back of one hand and write three phrases describing what they see, then write three phrases the shape of their hands remind them of, and look for patterns they've never seen before.
3 Views 0 Downloads
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
China's Three Gorges DamLesson Planet: Curated OER
A very well-done resource includes an informational reading passage describing the controversy and impact of China's Three Gorges Dam. It also includes eight guided reading questions, a pros/cons arguments chart, and a creative writing...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: Jews during the Middle AgesLesson Planet: Curated OER
After exploring the life of Jewish people in Europe during the Middle Ages, have the class complete three writing prompts. They'll compose three responses that discuss anti-Semitism, Jewish contribution, and persecution of Jewish people.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: World War II, #1Lesson Planet: Curated OER
Has your class just finished reading about WWII and you need a way to let them show what they know? Hand them this three-question writing prompt. They'll need to describe the role Winston Churchill played in the war, the Rape of Nanking,...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
"Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick AdamsLesson Planet: Curated OER
Analyze characterization in literature. Readers use "Three Shots," from The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway and complete classroom activities that require them to apply literary analysis techniques. They write their own short...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Poetic Experiment: Walt Whitman, Interpreted by Three AnimatorsLesson Planet: Curated OER
Three animators provide different visual interpretations of Walt Whitman's "A Noiseless Patient Spider." What a great way to generate a discussion of interpretation, mood, and tone.
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts
Three Anti-Social Skills to Improve Your WritingLesson Planet: Curated OER
"What?" she said. "That video just told me to eavesdrop, get to know imaginary people, and talk to myself. Interesting." It's all for a good cause, though! These three techniques will help your young writers improve their fictional...
4 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Expository Writing (Informational Brochure)Lesson Planet: Curated OER
Design an informational brochure to urge people to move to a specific community. The purpose of this activity is to expose pupils to expository writing. After creating the brochure, they write a three-paragraph persuasive or...
4th - 9th English Language Arts
Connotation: Three Lessons for Effective Word ChoiceLesson Planet: Curated OER
Over the course of three days, middle schoolers explore the concept of connotation. They differentiate between the connotative and denotative meanings of sports team names, develop their own team names, logos, and text, and revise a news...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Persuasive Writing-"Those Whales"Lesson Planet: Curated OER
Use an article about an Orca killing a trainer to help writers complete a persuasive essay. The article, other templates, and models are attached. Scholars divide up into groups of three where each person takes a different role,...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Steelworkers WriteLesson Planet: Curated OER
"You write because you need to communicate to the world your place in it." Many don't see themselves as writers, don't think they have anything to write about. Here's a video featuring three steelworkers who took part in a writer's...
7 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable