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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Let's Talk About Stories: Shared Discussion With Amazing Grace
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 30- to 45-minute sessions|
Grades 1 – 3 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
Students consider the perspectives of central but silent characters in Stevie (Steptoe, 1968), gaining much deeper understandings of the story and realizing that every story truly gives a partial account.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan
Students will participate in Collaborative Reasoning in small groups to discuss and think critically about issues of social justice and diversity by reading current events informational articles.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Doodle Splash combines the process of drawing with analytical thinking by pairing online drawing with writing prompts that encourage students to make connections between their visual designs and the text.
Grades 1 – 9 | Calendar Activity |  April 20
Students write original picture books based on their own aspirations and dreams and share with the class or with younger students.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 23
"Famous Firsts" are researched by students, followed by small group research and multimedia presentations to report research results.