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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Digitally Telling the Story of Greek Figures
|Grades||5 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Nine 50-minute sessions|
Grades 4 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this alternative to the traditional book report, students create book trailers using Microsoft Photo Story 3, a free downloadable software program for digital storytelling.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
Students are guided through the process of taking notes while reading factual information, then turning those notes into new sentences and paragraphs written in their own words.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students investigate issues of plagiarism, fair use, and paraphrasing using KWL charts, discussion, and practice.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 17
Students reflect on recent learning and the role digital tools and media have played in supporting or enhancing it.
Grades 3 – 5 | Printout | Assessment Tool
This helpful tool will give your students the opportunity to edit their own writing and then observe as their peers edit the same work.
Grades 5 – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
This article provides practical ideas for integrating technologies into the classroom in ways that honor students’ out-of-school technology funds of knowledge.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Editors Mary T. Christel and Scott Sullivan present a new set of lessons designed to help you integrate a variety of digital applications—Web 2.0 and beyond—into the courses and units you’re already teaching.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
Check out three fantastic books about the ancient Greeks gods in thoroughly modern situations.