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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes

Whether you sing or recite familiar nursery rhymes in this standard lesson, students will learn how to create and categorize words that have similar endings.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

The Peace Journey: Using Process Drama in the Classroom

What does peace mean to you? In this lesson, students attempt to answer this question as they write and perform a short skit that reflects their ideas of peace.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Seuss and Silverstein: Posing Questions, Presenting Points

Students will enjoy this blast from the past as they read the works of Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein to analyze the way social issues are addressed in selected works.

 

Grades   4 – 7  |  Lesson Plan

Boars and Baseball: Making Connections

In this lesson, students will make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections after reading In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson. After sharing and discussing connections, students choose and plan a project that makes a personal connection to the text.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Graphing Plot and Character in a Novel

In this graphical mapping project, students assign a value to the events, characters, and themes in a novel and think about how the elements of the story are all interconnected.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Using Picture Books to Teach Plot Development and Conflict Resolution

Students read picture books to explore the concepts of plot development and conflict resolution. They first learn about the connections between reading and writing, and then revise their own writing.