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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

That's Not Fair! Examining Civil Liberties With the U.S. Supreme Court

Students have the right to have fun in this lesson in which they create a PowerPoint presentation about civil rights and the Supreme Court.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Exploring a Teen's World: Learning SAT Vocabulary Through Drama

Students use SAT vocabulary to create and film a screenplay. They perform all roles, from writing through filming, resulting in a resource for their classmates.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Figurative Language: Teaching Idioms

It's raining cats and dogs! Students explore figurative language through read-alouds, teacher modeling, and student-centered activities, further developing their understanding of the literal versus the metaphorical translations of idioms.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Literature as a Jumping Off Point for Nonfiction Inquiry

Students use text sets to research a topic inspired by a fiction book they have read. A text set is a collection of multiple text genres with a single focus.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Charlotte is Wise, Patient, and Caring: Adjectives and Character Traits

Students find examples of adjectives in a shared reading. Then students "become" major characters in a book and describe themselves and other characters, using powerful adjectives.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Childhood Remembrances: Life and Art Intersect in Nikki Giovanni’s “Nikki-Rosa”

Students explore what Carol Jago calls the place “where life and art intersect” by reading Nikki Giovanni’s poem, “Nikki-Rosa,” and then writing about childhood memories of their own.