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Major Regional Dialects

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
What does your dialect sound like? Examine variation in English as it relates to geographic regions with your class. They recognize some of the major differences between regional dialects and determine that everyone speaks a dialect....
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The Cheshire Cookie

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Abby ends up lost in a strange place with only the Cheshire Cookie Monster for a guide. Use this story as a model and then ask children to practice using their storytelling abilities to tell their own tale.
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The Princess And The Pea

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The famous story of the princess and the pea is parodied in this film. This resource is a great way to delve into storytelling and the way anyone can tell a tale and turn it into their own.
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What's Special About Nonfiction?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the difference between nonfiction and fictional writing. They identify the characteristics of nonfiction literature and examine how a nonfiction textbook organizes information.
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Telling Stories Through Dance

For Teachers K - 2nd
Examine the movement of characters in the story, Caps for Sale. Using the text, pupils invent gestures and movements for some of the actions and major events. They practice retelling a story by using the movements they developed. They...
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A Tale of Two Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners develop their classification and math skills using the stories "The Three Little Pigs" (Galdone 1970) and "Cinderella" (Grimm and Grimm 1981). They compare the two stories using venn diagrams, simple maps, and problem solving.
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Lesson: The Power of Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's lesson. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image depicts and how the...
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Language and Dialect

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Practice listening skills while studying oral story tellers from different parts of Louisiana. Consider the regional dialects and insider language of folk groups with your class. Identify language as part of folk life and recognize that...
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Understanding Dialect as Used by Mark Twain

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A reading of Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County not only offers pupils an opportunity to practice their listening skills but also provides them with examples of dialectic speech. This is the gol’derndest lesson...
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Ordering Stories

For Students 1st Standards
What happened first? Learners examine four sets of images to sequence events using ordinal numbers. There is an example to get them started, and the first two have three pictures to organize. The final story is more challenging with four...
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Paul Bunyan: Opening the Door for American Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Guide the next generation of storytellers with these American oral tradition stories.
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Visualization: Cricket in Times Square

For Teachers 4th
After reading The Cricket in Times Square chapter titled "Caught in the Kitchen," learners list three describing details about the characters and setting. Groups collaborate to find sensory details to support their character assertions....
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The Planet Of Huff & Puff

For Students Pre-K - K
Trash Gordon battles the breeze in this story located on the planet of Huff & Puff. This is storytelling at its best!
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Alphabet Poems

For Teachers K - 1st
Develop fluency with a variety of works. Help kindergartners use multiple strategies to understand text and decoding. They will create an alphabet poem book on Kid Works 2 to illustrate and write their own poem. In the end, they will...
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The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In...
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Rhyme Brainstormers

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students identify words that rhyme and realize that this literacy skill is engaging. Then they prepare their own language game props. Students also monitor each other in following rules, erasing duplicate words, and scorekeeping....
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How Does the Story begin...or End?

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore the importance of the opening and closing of a story. They assess that an exciting beginning gets readers attentions and strong introductions hook and lead readers into the book or story.Also, a good conclusion leaves...
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Please Tell Me a Story

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What's your favorite memory? Work on writing narrative essays with this resource, which helps middle schoolers sequence necessary events about a special day that they remember. The lesson demonstrates an organizational pattern having a...
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Tell Me A Story -- Feelings

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice using feelings as a way to reflect on past experiences. The poem The End and the text Tell Me a Story Mama are used to identify feeling words. As an extension, pupils participate in a service learning project and reflect upon...
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Making Sense of Our Senses

For Teachers K
Students participate in activities about the five senses. They explore objects, listen to stories and discuss the senses with classmates.
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Fables: A Short Anthology

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore fables with your class. Learners read a series of fables, including The Mouse and the Lion, and then match the moral to the correct story. This is a great way to end a unit on fables. This resource could also be used to explain...
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I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners read a story by Dr. Seuss and create characters from the story. In this lesson about reading a story, students will read I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories. Learners make a tiger tail with a felt strip, attach it to...
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It's A Mystery To Me

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students become both mystery readers and writers. They utilize the Internet to understand the elements of this classic genre; employ critical thinking skills when reading various stories in both print and electronic formats; form groups...
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Lesson Plan for Korea: P'ansori

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read different versions of P'ansori in an attempt to gain exposure to this form of literature. They gain information in order to help understand the context of how they are part of the Korean culture.