Movies In Your Head
Students participate in a reading literacy lesson that focuses on the skill of visualization and the metaphor of a movie is used to explain images in the mind. This lesson teaches children how to make a movie in their head from what is read.
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Cat In the Hat Story Elements
Engage your pupils in a plot activity based on the favorite Dr. Seuss book, The Cat in the Hat. There are two pages included here. The first is a list of plot elements and the second is a grid of plot points and other information. Class...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Charlotte's Web: This Christmas, Help is Coming from Above
Studying Charlotte's Web in your class? Included here are worksheets and activities for pupils, and lessons for teachers. Learners examine the text, create their own little play using paper cutouts of the characters, complete a crossword...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Giver: Guided Imagery
Guide your class through the imagery of Lois Lowry's The Giver with a peaceful meditative experience. After you create a serene environment in your class, read through a provided script in which kids sift through their favorite memories...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Section Three: What's the Status of Biodiversity?
Biodiversity is essential for every habitat, but many species are at risk due to pollution and other factors. Explore several different species native to Illinois in a gallery walk with posters that learners have created after research...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Listen and move with this music video featuring a modern take on the children's song, Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes. Scholars sing along with a slow, medium, and fast tempo, and observe hand-drawn animation that highlights the song's...
2 mins Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Textual Analysis Lesson: Boys vs. Girls: It's Not Just in Your Head
The main characters in Bridge to Terabithia do no quite live up to their gender expectations. Explore this idea with a reading passage called "Boys vs. Girls: It's Not Just in Your Head." Included in the plan are detailed instructions...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Adjectives in Movie Reviews
Expose the power of adjectives! Select a movie review, remove all the adjectives from the article, and give a copy of the edited review to each class member. Pairs then work together to reintroduce the missing adjectives into the review...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How to Write a Movie Review from a Pet's Perspective
When would two paws up denote a blockbuster film in your classroom? Only when young writers create movie reviews from a pet's perspective in this imaginative expository writing practice. This engaging topic begins with a class discussion...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
As teachers, we have a lot of patience. Our scholars, on the other hand, may need some support. Give your pupils the emotional intelligence instruction they desire with a lesson designed to teach patience through grand conversation,...
3 mins K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable