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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

MyTube: Changing the World With Video Public Service Announcements

This assignment will go viral with students as they think about the meanings of words and images in public service announcements from YouTube before creating a PSA of their own.


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   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

It's Too Loud in Here! Teamwork in the Classroom

Students work with their peers to develop classroom rules.


Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Cover to Cover: Comparing Books to Movies

Students compare and analyze novels and the movies adapted from them. They design new DVD covers and a related insert for the movies, reflecting their response to the movie version.


Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Animal Study: From Fiction to Facts

Students listen to fiction and nonfiction read-alouds and explore selected Websites to identify factual information about animals. This lesson focuses on ants, but can be adapted to any animal.


Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

A Bear of a Poem: Composing and Performing Found Poetry

Children find favorite words, phrases, and sentences from familiar stories. Working together, they combine their words and phrases to create a poem. The poem is then shared as performance poetry.