Young scholars participate in a poetry read and share some of the creative work that they have been producing over the last two weeks. This is a culminating activity.
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What Happens Next?
While your students may not be psychics, that doesn't mean they can't predict what will happen next in a story. To hone this important reading comprehension skill, young learners read a series of three short passages before writing a...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Lesson Plan for Use with “Beyond Anne Frank: Other Holocaust-Era Diaries”
While Anne Franks is certainly the most recognized diarist of the Holocaust Era, she was by no means the only one. To broaden their understanding of what was happening throughout Europe at this time, groups examine diary entries from 15...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Adverb Clauses in Sentences
If you'd like your class to write in varied sentence patterns, use a learning exercise focused on adverb clauses to enhance their writing. After reading a short explanation and example of adverb clauses, young grammarians underline the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Making Informed Environmental Decisions
Using an actual case study about the Lake Turkana Dam, class members examine the controversy surrounding the issue. Pupils take on the role of one of the stakeholders, discuss the multiple perspectives involved, explore the geography of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed