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The Wizard of Oz: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
There's no place like home. Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz wonders if she will ever make it back to Kansas after a tornado drops her in a magical land. Scholars learn about the friends she meets along the way, and they have fun of their own...
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Deciding Theme

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Read aloud to your class the fable "The Lion and the Mouse" as you explore characters' choices and the effects they have on a story. Apply what is discussed to finding a theme of the chapter "Not Giving Up" from The Wizard of Oz. 
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Comparing Monkey Story with Wizard of Oz

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars compare and contrast the characters in the Monkey stories with the Wizard of Oz story.
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Analyzing Plot Conflict

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the connection between analyzing a character and the character plot conflict. In this plot conflict activity students role play two characters in the story, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Students also pretend to be...
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We're off to see the Wizard!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore the process of play and movie making from books. They study the basic elements of drama and write and produce a play based on a chosen theme. Students explain the basic elements of a play by looking at "The Wonderful...
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The Marvelous World of OZ

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars investigate the major themes in fantasy maps, expand basic map reading skills, write imaginative narrative essays based on the OZ map, and create their own fantasy map detail based on a core map.
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Social Media: Best Quiz Ever

For Teachers 5th - 9th
We're off to see the wizard—the computer science wizard, that is. Scholars create a personality quiz using the Scratch coding program. By answering the questions, they see which character from The Wizard of Oz they most closely resemble.
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Sentence Combining And Decombining

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Have your class focus on stylistic choices and sentence fluency by combining, decombining, and recombining sentences in professional writing, peer writing, and their own writing. They use punctuation to recombine sentences in a paragraph...
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It's All an Allusion: Identifying Allusions, in Literature and in Life

For Teachers 11th - 12th
To allude, or not to allude, that is the question: whether ‘tis better to make a reference and engage your audience or risk confusing them or sounding dated. After reading an article about, and loaded with allusions, class members take a...
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A Circular Journey to Imaginative Narrative Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
There is nothing better than a good story. Young authors examine the circular journey common in stories like The Wizard of Oz and Jack and the Beanstalk. They engage in a series of activities that help them understand story elements and...
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Myth Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between myths, legends, and folktales? From greek mythology and creation myths to heroes and heroines, here is a nice series of lessons for providing your kids with solid foundational knowledge about myths.
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Irony

For Students 9th - 10th
“And isn’t it ironic. . . don’t you think?” After a brief overview of the different types of irony, learners examine the lyrics to Alanis Morissette’s song, “Ironic,” identify the examples of irony used in the song, and analyze the...
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Nibble, Nibble, Little Mouse

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students complete activities to analyze points of view in different texts. In this point of view lesson plan, students read Hansel and Gretel and The Magic Circle and discuss the points of view. Students choose a character from the story...
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Fantastic Journeys

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners design a theme park attraction based on a fantastic journey from literature, film, or their own imaginations. They plan a multi-million dollar attraction based on a fantastic voyage from popular culture entertainment.
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Creative Notebooks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore ways to present their notebooks to the teacher in a creative way. They might choose to present their notebook with a laundry theme, in a pizza box with different sections, a Wizard of Oz theme, a top secret FBI...
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Macbeth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Macbeth by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used the...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine patterns of imagery in A Midsummer Night's Dream by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then young scholars draw conclusions about why...
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Othello

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Othello by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used the...
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Merchant of Venice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Merchant of Venice by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might...
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Caesar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Caesar by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used the...
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Hamlet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Hamlet by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used the...
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Richard II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine patterns of imagery in Richard II by using online resources. Students compare the patterns they see to those they've found in other Shakespeare plays. Then students draw conclusions about why Shakespeare might have used...
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Trade Book Sheet

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the literature genre of fantasy with the reading of "Piggie Pie" by Margie Palatini. They create a recipe using the context of writing one for inclusion into the "Old Hag Cookbook". Students compare this recipe to...