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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

The Magnetism of Language: Parts of Speech, Poetry, and Word Play

What wonderful ways words work! The parts of speech are the highlight of this lesson in which students identify parts of speech in a nonsensical poem and then create their own wild and wacky rhymes.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Show-Me Sentences

This lesson teaches students how to revise dull "telling" sentences into vivid, descriptive "showing" sentences.

 

Grades   2 – 6  |  Lesson Plan

Digital Word Detectives: Building Vocabulary With e-Book Readers

Students in grades 2-6 use digital dictionaries and other e-book tools to learn new vocabulary as they read e-books on digital reading devices.

 

Grades   5 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Glogging About Natural Disasters

After researching various natural disasters, students share their findings with each other using glogs, or through poster presentations.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Bright Morning: Exploring Character Development in Fiction

Students work as a class to explore a character in a book they have read by identifying traits and finding textual references to support their choices.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Lesson Plan

American Folklore: A Jigsaw Character Study

Groups of students read and discuss American folklore stories, each group reading a different story. Using a jigsaw strategy, the groups compare character traits and main plot points of the stories. A diverse selection of American folk tales is used for this lesson, which is adaptable to any text set.