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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Using Greeting Cards to Motivate Students and Enhance Literacy Skills

Imagination and illustration are the key in this lesson in which students read and create their own greeting cards.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Seeing Integration From Different Viewpoints

What does the world look like through someone else's eyes? Guide students in using colorful paper glasses to examine a story of school desegregation from multiple perspectives.

 

Grades   K – 1  |  Lesson Plan

Phonics Through Literature: Learning About the Letter M

Students learn about phonics by focusing on the letter m and participating in an integrated array of activities, including reading, writing, mathematics, music, art, and technology.

 

Grades   2 – 4  |  Lesson Plan

A Recipe for Writing: Fairy Tale Feasts

After examining recipes written based on students’ favorite fairy tales, students research a recipe related to their favorite story, book, or fairy tale and include it in a classroom recipe book.

 

Grades   11 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

A Poem of Possibilities: Thinking about the Future

After reading John Updike's “Ex-Basketball Player,” students write poems describing themselves five years in the future. The teacher takes the poems and mails them to students in five years.

 

Grades   6 – 9  |  Lesson Plan

Poppin’ Fun with Physical and Chemical Changes

Students will enjoy learning about physical and chemical changes as they turn their own photos into a narrated video using the iPad app SonicPics to illustrate (and eat) their results from a popcorn lab.