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Identifying Genre and Subgenre #2

For Students 9th
In this identifying genre and subgenre #2 worksheet, 9th graders read 17 short summaries, then select the genre and subgenre from the choices given and explain their choice in writing.
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Quiz on Genre and Subgenre

For Students 9th
For this quiz on genre and subgenre worksheet, 9th graders match 12 definitions to terms, then answer 3 multiple choice questions identifying genres.
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Influence of the Era

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders identify issues associated with a particular time period and analyze how the issues influenced writers of the era. In this literary era lesson, 12th graders analyze the characteristics of various literary periods to...
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Writing Like a Pro

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students analyze specific writing styles from various literary periods and imitate the writing style of a specific writer. In this writing style lesson, students divide into groups based on their favorite authors and complete a time...
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Using Shel Silverstein in the Classroom: "The Fourth" From "Where The Sidewalk Ends" Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students listen to the poem The Fourth from the book Where The Sidewalk Ends, and explore the literary technique of onomatopoeia. In this literary devices instructional activity, students discuss the meaning of the word onomatopoeia,...
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Unit Plan for Mark Twain and American Humor

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars create brochures about the humor of Mark Twain. In this literature-analysis lesson plan, students read "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and other short stories by Twain. Young scholars write analytical...
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Preschool and Homeschool Bear Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore the theme of bears and participate in a variety of activities that relate to this topic. For this bear lesson, students bring their teddy bears to class. Students create a bear book out of 4 pieces of paper. Student...
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Writing Like a Pro

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders show their understanding of a literary period by creating modern versions of older pieces. They analyze and then imitate, the writing style of their most respected writers during a particular time period.
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Coming to America After the War

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
As part of their exploration of the American dream, class members examine primary source materials to compare immigrant experiences of those arriving early in our country's history to those arriving in the US after World War II. To...
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Influence of the Era

For Teachers 11th
How do current events and issues influence movies and tv shows? Use this discussion question to introduce the effect major events and world issues have on writers of specific eras. Look at some examples with your class, and assign an...
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Timeline Research Activity

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore world history by creating a presentation of a famous person. Middle schoolers identify the uses of timelines and choose a person they would like to research. After utilizing the Internet to research their famous person, learners...
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Sonnet Puzzles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create sonnet puzzles for learners of all ages! Simply take some of your favorite sonnets, type them out (increasing the font size), and cut them into 14 strips. Have a few glued into place for your learners to get started. Can they put...
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Satire in Fiction

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders identify satire in various fictional texts.  In this language arts lesson, 12th graders will learn to define satire, parody, and caricature. Students will identify different forms of satire in historical and modern-day...
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Build a 3-Dimensional Map

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students  develop their map skills while creating a 3 dimensional map. In this map skills lesson, students gather specific materials to create their 3 dimensional map. Students gather cardboard, newspaper, white craft glue, and non-toxic...
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Satire in Fiction

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders define and explore satire in its various historical forms-from The Canterbury Tales to present-day television. Using television as a topic is very motivating for students to engage them in the lesson.
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Understanding Memoir

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students describe events in their own lives as they write a memoir. In this memoir lesson plan, students also write a skit, musical, interview, or T.V. commercial.
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Second Grade Scientific Inquiry Through Magnets

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the concept of scientific inquiry and observations, using magnetism. In this scientific inquiry lesson, students make distinctions regarding various objects describing which objects are magnetic and which are not....
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Student Clubs

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create fliers that advertise joining a school club. In this student clubs lesson plan, students have discussions about planning and purposes of their clubs.
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A Spring and Frog Lesson Plan to Do at a Lake

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students listen to Wide Mouth Frog and go on a field trip to a spring.  In this spring and frog instructional activity, students visit a spring, have a picnic and make a frog craft.
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Flexible Fall Leaves Science Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars investigate the properties of autumn leaves. In this autumn themed instructional activity, students read a book about autumn leaves and are taught vocabulary words, such as "chlorophyll" and "photosynthesis." Additionally,...
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Introduction to Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students observe plant growth. In this plant biology instructional activity, students plant their plants and create plant logs to analyze their growth. Students observe the number of leaves and measure the plant. Students draw a picture...
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All You Need is Love

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read the writings of Confucius. In this culture activity, students discover the thoughts of Confucius about love. Students make inferences about the writings and Chinese philosophy.