Elementary Fantasy Teacher Resources

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Mixed Breed Fantasy Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Ever seen a crockapeep or a giraffule? How about a catmel? Elementary school artists are encouraged to let their imaginations roam and create images of imaginary creatures by combining parts of two or more animals,
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Learning About Fiction Genres in the Elementary School Library

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Teaching about fiction genres can  be challenging. The lesson here, designed for library media specialists, offers a fun way to do it. In the lesson, learners visit the library and learn about the different types of fiction through book...
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Making a Fantasy Line

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students distinguish events that occur in the fantasy and real world by drawing a fantasy line.
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Firebird

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Elementary schoolers read the Firebird reading list of fantasy and complete discussion questions about fantasy. In this fantasy books lesson plan, students read a list of books and pick one to read.
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Fantasy, Fables, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify the differences between fantasies, fables, myths, legends and fairy tales. In groups, they create their own versions of the different genres. They practice identifying the examples, as well.
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Guided Reading with Ten Oni Drummers

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the book, Ten Oni Drummers. Working in guided reading groups, they discuss fantasy as a genre and preview the book. They review word identification strategies and read the book silently. After reading, they confirm...
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Palace Adventure

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young language arts learners write and illustrate a short fantasy story based on the book Corduroy. First, learners need to develop a character. Then, through their writing and illustrations, they take their characters on adventures...
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Lesson Plan for The Little Red Hen

For Teachers K - 2nd
Cultivate young performers while teaching them about helping one another with this interactive storytelling lesson. Elementary schoolers read or listen to the story The Little Red Hen by Mike Lockett and then act out the story while...
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Teaching TV: Learning With Television

For Teachers 1st - 6th
As part of a series of resources focused on the influence of television, elementary students watch an educational program and identify the information presented and analyze the point of view from which the information is presented.
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Summer Reading Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Summer means sun, fun, and a good book! Boost scholars' enthusiasm and proficiency in reading with a summer project of their choice—a book jacket, collage, or shoe box diorama. A variety of titles and authors from every genre offers...
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The Fantasitic World of Stellaluna

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and are read excerpts from the book "Stellaluna". In groups, they complete a Venn diagram organizing when the author uses realistic or fantasy elements to write the story. They pretend they are the main character...
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Venetian Carnival Masks

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the history of the Venetian Carnival and the use of the carnival masks in French and Italian traditions. Masks are then created noting the emphasis non fantasy, stylization, and abstraction features.
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The Teacher from the Black Lagoon

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Read and analyze the book, The Teacher From the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler with your class. They will compare/contrast the two Mrs. Greens with a Venn diagram, design a new book cover, create a paper mache mask, and complete a story...
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St. Patrick's Day Art Projects

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Activities to make March 17th more than just a day for the wearing of the green!
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The Fun Art of Pasta!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Interesting shapes make noodles and other pasta a creative medium for children’s art
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Fairy Tale Lessons Can Spice Up Language Arts Activities

For Teachers K - 4th
Fairy tales can be a motivating way to introduce students to a variety of topics, including literary analysis.
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Perimeter Playground

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore geometry by participating in a school measuring activity. In this perimeter lesson, students discuss the techniques and methods used in order to measure a large perimeter or geometric figure. Students utilize grid paper,...
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Jumanji

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the book, Jumangi. Then they divide into groups of four or five and choose a habitat - desert, wetlands, Arctic/Antarctic, etc. Then each group can research the habitat to learn what kind of animals live there.
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Discovering Language Arts-Intermediate Fiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the elements of science fiction. Students investigate the literary elements present in science fiction and write their own science fiction stories.
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The Making of a Superhero

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Thor, Loki, Iron Man, and Captain America. As part of their study of Greek and Roman gods and heroes, middle schoolers compare the characters in The Avengers to Greek counterparts. Individuals then create their own superhero, describe...
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SSR Teacher/Student-Run Conferences

For Students 1st - 6th
Looking for a simple way to connect with each of your pupils about a book they've read? While the rest of your class is engaged in SSR, each learner comes to you for a one-on-one session. Great for formative assessment or just a good...
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Amelia Earhart: A Biography

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. They read and discuss a biography of Amelia Earhart, complete a Venn diagram, and conduct an interview with a classmate and write and publish a biography of their classmate.
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Eric Carle Collage with Color Theory

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze color theory and collage techniques through the creation of collages in the style of artist/author Eric Carle. Color experiments and may hands-on section allow this lesson to be very informative and fun for the...
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National First Ladies' Library

We're off to see the Wizard!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore the process of play and movie making from books. They study the basic elements of drama and write and produce a play based on a chosen theme. Students explain the basic elements of a play by looking at "The Wonderful...

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