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Grades   2 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Bringing Economic Vocabulary to Life Through Video Posters

Imagine if vocabulary could come alive with the click of a button! Students create video posters to demonstrate knowledge of new economics vocabulary.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Viking Voyagers: Navigating Online Content Area Reading

Students set sail on an online Viking voyage, collaborating to research aspects of Viking culture and then applying their newfound knowledge as they navigate the interactive Viking Quest Game.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Tell and Show: Writing With Words and Video

Writers and film buffs alike will sharpen their skills in this multimedia unit as they work together to author and design a digital video.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Swish! Pow! Whack! Teaching Onomatopoeia Through Sports Poetry

Students explore poetry about sports, looking closely at the use of onomatopoeia. After viewing a segment of a sporting event, students create their own onomatopoeic sports poems.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

When Less IS More—Understanding Minimalist Fiction

This lesson pairs Ernest Hemingway’s short story "Cat in the Rain' with Raymond Carver’s "Little Things" to guide students to an understanding of the characteristics of minimalist fiction.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Connotation, Character, and Color Imagery in The Great Gatsby

Students explore the connotations of the colors associated with the characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.