Through Thick and Thin: Examining the Dynamics of Friendship Relationships
Students read one teen's story of dealing with her best friend's anorexia to explore the dynamics of friendship relationships and the qualities needed to sustain a friendship through challenges.
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary (Part 3) – Word Meaning and Word Relationships
After studying word parts and context clues, young readers get to work discerning word meanings based on word relationships. Employing skills such as deciphering connotation and denotation, making analogies, and interpreting idioms, high...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Clownfish & Sea Anemone
Tie some biology into your examination of relationships and friends. Two sea creatures take on symbolic meaning for this worksheet, which requires learners to read a short text and then examine the symbiotic relationship between the sea...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers
Knock, knock, knock...Creep out your class with a critical thinking lesson focused on word relationships in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." They investigate the relationship between word choice, mood, and interpretation of a...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Friendship: Lesson 3 Is Number 3 Of 5 In Unit Plan
Students examine the qualities of friendship. In this language arts lesson, students read Brian's Song and discuss the qualities that make up the friendship between the two main characters. They examine idioms and complete a Venn Diagram...
6th - 9th English Language Arts