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Grade   1  |  Lesson Plan

Hey Diddle, Diddle! Generating Rhymes for Analogy-Based Phonics Instruction

Students practice matching rhyming words, apply phonological awareness to analogy-based phonics, and use the interactive Construct-a-Word to create rhyming words by adding a beginning consonant to a word ending.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Empowered Fiction Writers: Generating and Organizing Ideas for Story Writing

Do their minds go blank when they confront a blank piece of paper? Speedwriting can help students get started on writing and come up with topics to write about. They can then incorporate their key ideas and phrases into a narrative with the help of a graphic story organizer.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

The Solution Square: Strategies for Conflict Resolution

Students will square up a conflict and learn how to effectively resolve any issues using a Solution Square.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Style-Shifting: Examining and Using Formal and Informal Language Styles

Students observe how language features vary when shifting from an informal to a formal style or vice versa. By engaging in style shifting in both speech and writing, students become aware of how we all change language styles depending on the contexts in which we are speaking or writing.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story

Readers are often transported to the places mentioned in texts through words and descriptions. This lesson invites students to create travel brochures about the setting of texts they have read.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Summarizing with Haikus

Using the Haiku Poem App or the Haiku Poem Interactive, students summarize papers they have written using the traditional format of a haiku.