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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Making Memories: An End-of-Year Digital Scrapbook

Students reflect on their school year, creating a digital scrapbook consisting of images and text to present to their school community.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

What's in a Mystery? Exploring and Identifying Mystery Elements

Students identify the characteristics of mystery writing, outline a mystery story using a graphic organizer, write and revise their own mystery story, edit each other's work, and share their mysteries.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Using QARs to Develop Comprehension and Reflective Reading Habits

Students are introduced to question-answer relationships (QARs). Using the QAR strategy, students identify different types of questions and learn how to determine the appropriate response for each question type.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Exploring Setting: Constructing Character, Point of View, Atmosphere, and Theme

Students read texts by Dybek, Dickens, Poe, and Morrison to explore how authors use language to create setting and, in turn, how setting constructs other elements in a literary work.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Story Character Homepage

Students analyze personal homepages, as well as a character in a book they have read, and then create a homepage for the character.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Weather Detectives: Questioning the Fact and Folklore of Weather Sayings

Students adopt a skeptical stance and become weather detectives who ask “Why?” and “Why not?” as they investigate the history and validity of some common weather sayings.