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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   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

From Little House to My House: Exploring History and Family Roles

Blaze a trail to new perspectives on home and family through historical fiction read-alouds. Students compare an episode from one of the “Little House” books by Laura Ingalls Wilder (in picture book format) with the author’s life and with their own experiences.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Giving Voice to Child Laborers Through Monologues

Students present monologues in the "voice" of someone involved in child labor in England, respond to questions, and then discuss contemporary child laborers and compare them to the past.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

The History Behind Song Lyrics

Students research the items listed in the song “We Didn’t Start the Fire” by Billy Joel, noting their historical relevance, and then document their findings using an online chart.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Persuasive Writing: What Can Writing in Family Message Journals Do for Students?

This lesson engages children in using writing to their families as a persuasive tool to get what they want and need.

 

Grades   4 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

A-B-C: It’s Easy as 1-2-3 to Make Math Alphabet Books

Using the Alphabet Organizer app, students create alphabet books to review math terms.