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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Active Reading Using The Enormous Watermelon

Using names and high-frequency words from nursery rhymes and the Big Book The Enormous Watermelon, students engage in word recognition activities such as character identification and a word matching game.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Shhh! Bear's Sleeping: Learning About Nonfiction and Fiction Using Read-Alouds

Students explore the distinction between the fiction story Bear Snores On and the nonfiction book Every Autumn Comes the Bear.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Using Prediction as a Prereading Strategy

Students learn about and apply the prediction strategy while reading a trade book. They use response journals to record questions and responses based on prereading predictions.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

A “Brief, Urgent Message”: Theme in Slaughterhouse-Five

As a culminating activity for Slaughterhouse-Five, students make a compilation album (a CD with 6-8 tracks) that reflects their analysis, understanding, and reaction to the ideas in the novel Slaughterhouse-Five.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

An Exploration of Romanticism Through Art and Poetry

Students use art and poetry to explore and understand major characteristics of the Romantic period.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Vote for Me! Making Presidential Commercials Using Avatars

After researching political platforms of past presidents through primary sources and other resources, students create commercials for these presidents using Voki, an online web tool that produces speaking avatars.