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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Comparing Electronic and Print Texts About the Civil War Soldier

Which side will win as students investigate both sides of the battle of using print versus online text for research as they learn about the lives of Civil War soldiers?

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Once They’re Hooked, Reel Them In: Writing Good Endings

It’s important to “hook” readers at a story’s beginning, but it’s equally important to keep them interested. In this lesson, students learn to write effective conclusions to their own stories.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Teaching Short-Vowel Discrimination Using Dr. Seuss Rhymes

Through the contrast of short-vowel patterns and use of Dr. Seuss rhymes, students apply their knowledge of vowel sounds in reading and spelling new words.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Unlocking the Underlying Symbolism and Themes of a Dramatic Work

This lesson plan invites students to consider characters from Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun. Students explore a selected character and write poems about objects associated with that character.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Creating Better Presentation Slides through Glance Media and Billboard Design

This lesson introduces the concept of “glance media” through an analysis of billboards. Students apply design concepts by creating a slide presentation to accompany an existing historical speech.

 

Grades   5 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Digitally Telling the Story of Greek Figures

In this lesson students research Greek gods, heroes, and creatures and then share their findings through digital storytelling.