The Great Gilly Hopkins - Characterization and Prediction
Sixth graders prepare a mock trial to determine Gilly's guardianship. They need to develop convincing arguments to convince the jury.
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Lesson 5: Theme Matters
Young scholars explore themes in fiction with this literacy comprehension lesson. They generate ideas for possible themes developed in the fairy tale of The Ant and the Cricket. Next, they examine the plot of The Great Gilly Hopkins and...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Genre Lesson: Realistic Fiction
Students explore the elements of realistic fiction. In this genre study lesson, students discuss connections they have to characters in their favorite show or movie. Students hunt for realistic fiction elements in a text and complete the...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Enduring Legacies of the New Deal
Learners investigate U.S. history by listening to an economics lecture. In this U.S. government activity, students research the "New Deal" which happened after the Great Depression. Learners identify movies, books and music from the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Child Survival Stories: Hope To Cope
Students brainstorm a list of the various scenerios going on their family life at home. In groups, they read about different perspectives on survival and identify ones they could use in their own lives. They share their own experiences...
6th - 8th English Language Arts