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Grades 3 – 6 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Using the book The Tale of Despereaux, students look a closer look at medieval times to see if the novel accurately portrays this time in history. Looking at key sections of the book, students will use the Compare and Contrast Guide and Map to help them decipher between fact and fiction.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
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 | Standard Lesson
Students use Lord of the Flies to explore communication styles and techniques by writing text messages from one of the novel’s characters to an imagined audience off the island.