The Great Hunter Storytelling Lesson
Students listen to and use resources to translate an old Oneida story told in the Oneida language by an elder in the community. They then develop an illustrated slideshow of the story.
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Jeffrey and Sloth: Six Traits of Writing
Use drawings as inspiration. Have learners doodle for 10 minutes before beginning the lesson. Then, have them use their doodles to inspire a story. Several writing activities are included here to play with writing. One of my favorites...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Novel Lesson Plan: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Eighth graders explore Mark Twain's novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. In this language arts lesson , 8th graders listen to the passages and present their findings to the class through a creative project. Students...
8th English Language Arts
Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales for Grades 7-9
Here is a must-have resource for studying fairy tales, myths, and folktales with your class! It includes instructional ideas, activities, and materials to support a month-long review of these three unique genres of writing.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Is Ramayana Part of the Great Storytelling Tradition?
Students identify characteristics of oral literature, explore different purposes of oral tradition, and decide what the role of oral tradition is in their own lives and contrast this with the role of oral tradition in India.
6th - 8th English Language Arts