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Playing Vocabulary Basketball

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners view a slide show featuring famous athletes and educational institutions that have played a part in the history of basketball. They participate in a game in which a basketball is tossed from person to person as facts and...
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Playing With Your Food Poem Lesson

For Students 1st - 8th Standards
What's more fun than playing with your food? Writing a poem about it! A quick and straightforward lesson guides young writers through the steps of writing a funny, well-structured poem about combining sports and food.
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Exploring Poetry and Poets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Combine the study of poetry and non-fiction texts with this complete and ready-to-use six-week unit. After reading numerous poems from local writers and compiling a personal anthology, high schoolers find and read a memoir or biography...
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Persona Poem

For Students 7th - 12th
Are you looking to give your creative writers a challenging poetry assignment? Have your class assume the persona of someone (a Zen monk, Mormon bishop, and Texan Republican are all suggested personas) and create a poem representing...
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No Regrets: a Poetry Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read a poem and use the TPCASTT strategy for analysis. In this poetry analysis lesson, students journal about their future goals and read John Updike's "Ex-Basketball Player." Students discuss the purpose of the poem and...
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"Take my Advice": Poems with a Voice

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Discuss the meaning of the phrase tone of voice with the class. They respond to a variety of scenarios where a particular tone would be prevalent. They then read "Mother to Son" without knowing the title and answer some questions about...
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Springfield Podcasting Project: Descriptive Metaphor Sound Effect Poem

For Teachers 6th
As inspiration for their metaphor-rich poem, pupils list all the sound effects found in the Garage Band program. They choose a sound-driven topic, write a Descriptive Metaphor Poem, edit, record, and post it as a podcast. What a great...
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Writing Review

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
This presentation provides a series of activities that can be used as morning warm ups throughout the week, or as a writing review. Learners put words in ABC order, learn about alliteration, correct punctuation in a series of sentences,...
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Basketball Acrostic Fill In the Blank Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this poetry writing learning exercise, students fill in the blanks to write a basketball acrostic poem. They begin each line with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on the line.
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Standing at the Foul Line

For Students 5th Standards
After reading a short narrative poem, fifth graders answer five multiple choice questions based on what they read. Each question addresses a different skill, including vocabulary in context, identifying main idea, drawing conclusions,...
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Basketball for Better Verse

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students listen to and read stories about basketball. They write poetry about basketball.
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Incredible Inventions

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students read the book Incredible Inventions and do literacy based activities based on the book. In this literacy lesson plan, students read the given book and do activities that include writing poetry, drawing, and writing short stories.
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March Madness Poetry Tournmament

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are exposed to a variety of poems, know elements of poetry, analyze poems, and make decisions by voting. They also share their own thoughts and opinions and listen to and respect the thoughts of their classmates as well. 64...
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Ready, Set, Tech (Primp Up Your Poems: Literary Devices)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study literary devices used in poetry. They gain access to a specific Internet poetry site that provides a step-by-step guide on how to write a poem. They each write a poem and then exchange it with others in a group for...
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Comparing and Contrasting Theme in Poetry

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze two poems: "The Ex-Basketball Player" and "To an Ahtlete Dying Young" to compare and contrast. They identify several examples of personification, alliteration and simile and write an essay comparing and contrasting...
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Impacting Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders become familiar with the culture and history of Indiana.  In this James Whitcomb Riley instructional activity, 4th graders read poetry which includes the dialect of Indiana.  Students analyze the poem.  Groups memorize and...
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In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read the book I Am Tall and complete several reading response activities relating to the poems in the book. In this reading response lesson, students focus on the subject of fathers and make speculations about what the poems in...
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Kokoyakyu

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students video tape a sports function of their choice. They work together to discuss how a sporting event can be an expression of a country's culture. They view a video about basketball in Japan and discuss.
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The Sonnet Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are given information about two popular sonnet forms-English and Italian. They are given the rules for writing a sonnet. Students are asked what type of sonnet they would use. They are each given a sheet of paper and asked...
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Max's Math Adventures

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In these shape activity worksheets, students read the poem about shapes and then draw and write about one of the zoo animals from the zoo. Students use the given shapes to put their animal together. Students add hair, eye color, and...
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Max's Math Adventures

For Students 5th
In these multiplication word problem worksheets, 5th graders read a poem about 'Dr. Proctor's Multiplying Machine.' Students solve the rhyme in the poem and complete several multiplication problems.
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To Kill a Mockingbird: What Is a Movie?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The challenge film makers face when creating a film based on a novel or nonfiction text is the focus of a interdisciplinary resource that uses To Kill a Mockingbird to teach viewers how to read the visual images of film. A must-have...
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Overcoming Obstacles

For Students 6th - 12th
"I focus on what I can do, and not on what I cannot." This resource is sure to touch your young learners as a truly inspiring story of a young boy who overcame a seemingly insurmountable weakness: the lack of fingers on his right hand....
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Defining Conflict Using "The Interlopers"

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Feeling conflicted? Work out those issues with a language arts lesson on internal and external conflict. Using "The Interlopers" by Saki, class members identify the conflicts between the characters before writing their own short stories...

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