Role Model? Positively!
Fifth graders investigate various historical figures of the target culture, along with their contributions to culture by using age appropriate readings. They create an acrostic poem for a project.
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Civil War Personalities Lesson Plan
Caring, trustworthiness, and responsibility—these are only a few character traits in focus of a lesson based on stories from the Civil War era. Class members explore several influential lives while reading biographies that highlight...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
If I Could Have Been Somebody Else
Students research a specific person from American history who played a significant role and had an impact on future events and situations. They write a multi paragraph essay which includes three reasons explaining why they would have...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Understanding Other People's Decisions
Students 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
A Day in the Life of Harry Potter
Students explore fiction storytelling by participating in a role-play activity. In this Harry Potter lesson plan, students discuss the elements of the Harry Potter books and identify the character arcs. Students create a model of a...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts