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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Traveling the Road to Freedom Through Research and Historical Fiction

Students learn how to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes by reading historical fiction about the Underground Railroad.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Descriptive Video: Using Media Technology to Enhance Writing

Students will have a roaring good time when they watch a scene from The Lion King as a way to compare standard and described programming media.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Teaching Shapes Using Read-Alouds, Visualization, and Sketch to Stretch

Visual clues in winter-themed books used in this lesson encourage students to make real-world math connections.

 

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   K – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Designing Elements of Story in Little Blue and Little Yellow

In this series of four lessons, students will explore key elements of design in Little Blue and
Little Yellow
to learn about setting, character relationships, and plot.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing

Students explore letter poems and experiment with writing letters as poems, using the placement of line breaks to enhance rhythm, sound, meaning, and appearance.