Moore vs. Livingston:Who Really Wrote 'The Night Before Christmas'
Students research an author and gather information that seems to support that person as author of The Night Before Christmas. They work in groups to gather the most solid evidence and they write a persuasive essay presenting their argument.
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Sitting Down To Stand Up For Democracy
Boycotts and bus rides, sit-ins and speeches. The focus of this amazing resource is on those people who were willing to put themselves at risk to take a stand for their belief in equal rights for all. A must-have for your curriculum...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Lesson Before Dying: Biography
Prepare your class for a unit on A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines with an excellent set of materials. The first lesson of ten comes with an audio guide about the work as well as an interview of Gaines in a 30-minute video. Young...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Night Before Christmas Parody
Students create a parody for The Night Before Christmas. In this parody lesson plan, students read the story by Clement Clarke Moore and then alter it to become a parody. Students present their parody and may dress in costume.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
T'was the Night Before Christmas (Poem)
Students read the poem T'was the Night Before Christmas, and then partner with another student to complete a poem of their own based on the original. The new poem has missing words and students fill in the missing parts of speech like a...
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
'Twasn't the Night Before Christmas
Students describe the elements that make up particular writers' styles. Small groups then choose an author, write something in his or her style, and invite other groups to play 'literary detective' in identifying whose style they have...
6th - 11th English Language Arts
Elie Wiesel: Speaking Truth to Genocide to Power
Invite your learners to discover the efforts of Night author Elie Wiesel to promote awareness of genocide in the world. After watching and reading an interview of Elie Wiesel, high schoolers work to create a living Holocaust museum by...
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