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Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Multimedia Responses to Content Area Topics Using Fact-"Faction"-Fiction

Students climb into the mind of a spider in this lesson that asks them to compose a spider diary using spider facts, fiction, and "faction"—fiction that sounds like fact.


Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

A is for Apple: Building Letter-Recognition Fluency

Students apply and build their knowledge of letters and letter sounds as they play games and interact with letters online, creating their own ABC book as a final activity.


Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Guided Comprehension in Action: Teaching Summarizing With the Bio-Cube

Students learn the ins and outs of writing biographies by researching a contemporary or historical figure and writing a summary.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Brochures: Writing for Audience and Purpose

Students create brochures on the same topic as another piece of writing they have done, highlighting how shifting purposes and audiences creates changes in their strategies as writers.


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   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt: Researching Nutrition to Advertise for Health

After researching nutrition and analyzing food advertisements, students work in cooperative groups to create their own advertisements for food products.