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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Introducing Each Other: Interviews, Memoirs, Photos, and Internet Research
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Sixteen 45-minute sessions|
Grades 5 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Reporting on an informational book doesn’t have to be boring! Instead of the traditional book report format, students create newspapers using a Printing Press interactive to share what they have learned from reading informational books.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students will develop their summarizing skills while learning about local history. They will learn to consider audience while selecting topics, conducting research and interviews, and writing historical markers for their town.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
By conducting interviews, sharing and assessing data, and writing papers based on their authentic research, students reach their own conclusions on the meaning of the American Dream.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 24
Students practice and refine research skills by visiting the Library of Congress website and conducting a research project.
Grades 1 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  October 14
Students create a scrapbook of their favorite pieces throughout the year and present it to parents at an end-of-year party.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
In this Strategy Guide, you’ll see how one lesson utilizes tiered texts and multiple modalities in order to meet the learning style needs of students.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Dunning and Stafford, both widely known poets and educators, offer this delightful manual of exercises for beginning poets.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
Using a variety of artifacts, mementos, and technologies, teens can create an electronic scrapbook of their most important moments in high school.