Rumpelstiltskin, Private Eye
Students prepare a classroom theater presentation of Rumpelstitskin in which the narrator is a private eye. They write the defense of one of the characters who conspired against the king and play a vocabulary game.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts 6 Views 10 Downloads
Washington’s Farewell Speech
Practice reading fluency with a Reader's Theater performance based on Washington's Farewell Address. The teacher begins by reading a few paragraphs from the address and talking about mood and expression with the class. Groups of five...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Augment your language arts units with a set of vocabulary worksheets. The packet is an excellent support to your vocabulary instruction that covers a variety of skills, including context clues, Greek and Latin roots, reference materials,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Learners use this list...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico
Explore the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War with this fantastic resource, a two-week unit of eight lessons on such topics as Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the annexation of Texas. The unit...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Dragonwings: Explore Chapters 1-5
If you are beginning Laurence Yep's Dragonwings, this will provide activities for the first five chapters. The objectives include making connections to oneself and the world, organizing information and events, vocabulary acquisition,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Reader's Theater: Presenting Asian Folktales
Students create and perform folktale plays. In this reader's theater and Asian literature lesson, students work in groups to rewrite Asian folktales into scripts and perform the folktales for their class in a Reader's Theater. Lesson...
K - 12th English Language Arts