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Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Learning About Research and Writing Using the American Revolution

Students across the board will get a kick out of researching a historical figure from the American Revolution to create an acrostic poem.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Using Picture Books to Explore Identity, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

Students analyze the concepts of identity, stereotyping, and discrimination by reading picture books; identify how these concepts are dealt with in each book; and discuss concrete actions to stop discrimination.

 

Grades   1 – 3  |  Lesson Plan

Picture Understanding! Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades With Picture Books

Students move from modeled to independent comprehension of fiction stories by using texts by Jan Brett and interactive tools that demonstrate their comprehension.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Looking for the Byronic Hero Using Twilight's Edward Cullen

Using the character of Edward Cullen from the Twilight series, this lesson introduces the Byronic hero and asks students to compare the Byronic hero to the traditional hero and villain.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Proverbs: Contemporary Proverbs

This lesson challenges students to craft more apparent meanings for traditional maxims by updating proverbs from around the world and writing proverbs of their own.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Research Building Blocks: “Organize This!”

In this minilesson, students organize information they compile while doing research for a written report on a selected topic.