Literary Connections Teacher Resources

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Carlos Amorales: Metamorphosis Self-Portrait

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners are introduced to the art of Carlos Amorales and the theme of metamorphosis. They explore the natural images used in Amorales's art and the theme of metamorphosis they convey. Then they discuss similarities and differences...
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Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection...
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Making History....Literary

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Connect the Common Core ELA standards with history by employing a balanced literacy approach to reading.
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

For Teachers 11th
Who would you love to see at your table? Groups research a decade, ranging from the 1840s to the 1960s, read a short story associated with that decade, and plan a dinner party, complete with table set-up and menu. After researching...
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Calculating Sales Tax

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Observe and demonstrate how to calculate state sales taxes. Learners create a sales tax chart by calculating the sales tax amount and tax inclusive retail price for school store items, then calculate the subtotals, sales tax amounts, and...
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Exploring Animals in Literature

For Teachers K - 3rd
Celebrate Be Kind to Animals Week while teaching empathy and allegory with creature-related texts
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Integrating Science and Literature

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Maximize time and engage learners by using children's literature in your science lessons.
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"The Necklace"

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students, after reading and discussing the text, "The Necklace," engage in analyzing and interpreting how this piece of literature reflects various historical contexts. They assess its many critical perspectives and then write a one page...
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Versed on the Disadvantaged

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on what it means to help those in need, then read and analyze poetry that illustrates the struggle of poor people. They create collages connecting current issues of poverty with poets' experiences.
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Daily Activity Duffel Bags

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students in the first and second grade classroom takes home the D.A.D. bag. They look inside the bag and there is equipment designed for use with other family members. Students look inside a first grade bag and it contains short jump...
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The Search for Identity: "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read the novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God". While reading the novel, they identify and discuss the figurative language used and use a passage of interest to them and analyze it in a written paper. They also discuss events...
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Construction Lesson Plan for Preschool

For Teachers Pre-K
Young construction engineers may huff and puff a bit as they design new homes for the three little pigs. After reading the classic tale, class members create their own blueprints, and then use popsicle sticks, cut out squares, circles,...
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What's on Sale?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore sale items.  In this money and percent math lesson, students work in groups to locate food ads in the newspaper.  Students identify sales and calculate final prices using percentage discounts.  Students complete a math...
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Making Change

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate how to make change when purchasing items.  In this making change lesson, students examine a scenario to calculate the correct change.  Students play Bingo based on information and calculations to determine the amount...
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Pre-writing activities for improving students' connections to literature

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students, while reading a novel together in class, jot in their journals any connections to their own lives they can make between the text and self, text to text or text to the world. Various themes are connected to open more doors to...
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Charting and Graphing Sales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars analyze graphs, charts and tables. In this data analysis lesson, students practice creating and analyzing charts, graphs and tables corresponding to sales and surveys. This lesson uses data relevant to young scholars and...
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Estimating Prices

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars practice making reasonable estimates. In this consumer math, students round purchase prices of items to estimate the total cost. Young scholars practice using metal computations to arrive at estimates.