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144 reviewed resources for nursery rhyme activities

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Fairy Tale Maps

For Teachers K
Students study direction as they listen to the stories of Little Red Riding Hood and The Jolly Postman. In this cardinal direction lesson, learners create a map to show the path Little Red Riding Hood took in the story and label the path...
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Curiouser and Curiouser!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students imagine that they are casting directors for a student story-turned-movie, and assess considerations for making the book's characters as accurate, interesting, and fun as they are in the original piece.
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Kindergarten Memories

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students create a monthly memory and compile it into a Kindergarten Memory Book.  In this memory book lesson, students create a monthly memory page.  Students create a graphic organizer in Kidspiration which is developed into a story...
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Exploring Russian Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Russian Folktales. In this folklore instructional activity, students discuss the attributes of common folktales they know and then discover details regarding Russian folktales. Students read 3 folktales and then complete...
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Heart to Heart

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars predict the outcome of a question and conduct a survey and record their findings on a bar graph.
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Telling Time

For Teachers K
Students identify numerals on a clock and put them in correct order. They identify the hour and minute hands on a clock. Students practice time skills by telling time by the hour using a standard clock.
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The Short of It: Lesson 7 of 12

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a 3 x 3 summary and a web showing internal and external conflict. In this summarizing and analyzing lesson, students read After Twenty Years by O'Henry, then summarize the stories using the 3 x 3 technique. Students...
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Beginning Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students write their name, recognize their name, write the letter a, and draw their family. In this first day lesson plan, students demonstrate the language arts they know when homeschooling.
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The Pony Song

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students sing "Three Little Pigs", the "Pony Song", and "The Animal Blues" in this elementary school music lesson. National and State Standards are addressed. Assessment rubric is included for grading and student evaluation.
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Preschool Lesson Plan: Moon and Stars

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore space science by reading night sky related stories. In this astronomy lesson, students read the book One Round Moon and a Star for Me and other space science books. Students create cookies shaped like the stars and moon...
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Poetry

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars investigate the poetry process and forms. They write poetry and create presentations.
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Stone Passing Game with Calabash Song

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss games and their use around the world in many different cultures and how music and games are related. They discuss the rules of West African game then play a game from West Africa and review and learn the "Calabash" song...
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Pony Song

For Teachers K
Students sing various songs including "The Animal Blues", "Pony Song", "The Three Little Pigs", and "I Bought Me a Cat" in this General Music lesson intended for use with a kindergarten class. The lesson also includes critical thinking...
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There Was an Old Lady. . .

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students alter a familiar short poem or song with synonyms and antonyms. In this synonym and antonym lesson, students replace the synonyms or antonyms in the text and discuss the changes in meaning. Students share their words.
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Choral Speaking: The Frog on the Log

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students recite the poem, "The Frog on the Log" paying particular attention to precise diction, pacing, projection, inflection, volume and rhythm.
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The Power of Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students utilize the Internet to research figures of speech used in poetry and poetry terms
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The Frog on the Log

For Teachers 1st
First graders recite the poem "The Frog on the Log". They then demonstrate different levels of diction, pacing, projection, inflection, and volume, by performing the poem in different tones and rhythms.
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Home Census

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners count sets and sort and classify groups.
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Getting to Know You

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore different types of poetry and illustrate their own experiences through creating their own poem. In this getting to know you lesson, 3rd graders create and recite their poems with a self-portrait.
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Critiquing an Author's Style

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders listen to multiple versions of popular songs. They discuss the spin that different performers put on their songs, and use this as a lead in for various points of view for the same story. Students copy sections from the...
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Vocabulary Building

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine how to work together as a group, examine how to brainstorm for ideas/words, relate themes to specific word groups, and examine how to use a web to collect ideas.
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Langston Hughes and the Blues

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read and discuss poems by Langston Hughes, identify the poems' characteristics, and then create poetry in his style by including two main concepts found in Hughes's writing.
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Choral Speaking: The Frog On The Log

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students recite the poem, The Frog on the Log, paying particular attention to precise diction, pacing, projection, inflection, volume and rhythm.
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Say Cheese

For Teachers K - 6th
Students are introduced to the cheese making process. In groups, they use the required ingredients to make cottage cheese. They use the dictionary to define words they are unfamiliar with and record their observations. They compare and...