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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Ten 50-minute sessions|
Grades 1 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The CD/DVD Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate CD and DVD covers and related booklets for liner notes and other information. Students can use the tool to create covers for books, music, and films that they explored as well as to create covers for media they compose individually or as a class.
Grades K – 12 | Mobile App | Writing & Publishing Prose
Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate covers for a variety of media.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  December 25
Students write a script for A Christmas Carol on a level that primary students can read and perform. Older students record the performance and create a website to showcase photographs.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 3
Students make predictions about the content of some of NPR's programs, then listen to the programs and report on the contents and discuss with the class.
Grades 3 – 12 | Printout | Informational Sheet
Use this helpful tool to integrate podcasts into your classroom or to help your students create their own podcasts with audio and images.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing and producing audio files that are published online as podcasts.