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Legends and Heroes- The Grandfather and the Bird

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss what makes the music match certain characters in a tv theme song. After being read a story, they identify the main characters and their characteristics. In groups, they compose a piece of music to go along with that...
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Language Arts: Environmental Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read stories such as S'gana, The Black Whale with environmental themes. They write brief physical descriptions expressing their feelings if they had to live in a confined space. In small groups, they complete stories with...
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Crossroads Cafe: "Who's the Boss?" Act 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students pronounce key phrases during a story. They discuss the story setting and the roles of the characters. They explain the problems the main characters face.
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Essential Narrative Concepts

For Teachers K
Students interact with the main concepts of a narrative text in the six lessons of this unit. The setting, prediction, retelling, sequencing, and the identification of the beggining, middle and end of a story are investigated.
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Guess My Character

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create thought bubbles for either the brother or the sister from Patricia Polacco's "My Rotten, Red-Headed, Older Brother." They exchange bubbles and act out the characters and guess the character being represented.
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Mapping Shakespeare

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders read a Shakespearean play focusing on a character. They create "Mind Maps" of their characters and act out a selection of the play.
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For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students build group interaction and trust to encourage students to speak in front of the class. Students initiate dialogue useing questions.
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Reading Stories in Art

For Teachers K - 12th
Students study how artists tell stories using visual images by identifying and comparing elements of narrative (setting, characters, and plot) in a painting and a Greek vase.
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Good Prevails

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils write descriptive paragraphs of characters after reading a Japanese folktale in which characters represent by good and evil.
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Dear Character

For Teachers K - 12th
Students think about a character and how this character feels about life. This lesson plan can be used with virtually any grade level. They better explain a character, and identify character traits.