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The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Take a journey over the rainbow with a 24-chapter audiobook featuring the classic tale The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. After a tornado passes through her farm, a young girl named Dorothy finds herself in a colorful world filled with...
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What does Populism have to do with The Wizard of Oz?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some say that L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an allegory of the Populist movement. Learners study the parallels between the book and the end of the 19th Century. They consider how characters and facets of the story...
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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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The Effects of Character Decisions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners explore characters' decisions. They play a card game in which they match a decision card with a direct effect card. Then they examine characters from The Wizard of Oz, record important decisions that they make on index cards,...
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The Wizard of Oz: Writing Assignment #1 Menu

For Students 9th
Look no further than this resource to find a menu of writing prompts for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  In addition to a choice of expository essay topics, learners also choose to either describe important characters or to create a comic...
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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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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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Wicked: A New Musical

For Parents 6th - 12th
It isn't easy being green, especially if you are a green witch in the Land of Oz. Elphaba, the main character in the popular musical, Wicked, teaches viewers this and many other life lessons as she battles intolerance, prejudice, and...
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A Wrinkle In Time: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Fathers and daughters often create a bond of great strength. Is Meg's bond strong enough to save her father? A Wrinkle In Time follows Meg and her friends as they find themselves in a supernatural world; Meg just hopes she finds her...
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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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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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Film Character Picture Quiz

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this film character activity, students are given pictures of characters in movies and they define the film. Students answer 12 multiple choice questions.
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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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The Best Part

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore reading comprehension by analyzing a book with their class. In this performing arts lesson, students read the book The Best Part and discuss the characters, setting and plot which is about a class performance. Students...
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A Circular Journey To Imaginative Narrative Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
How do you end a narrative? Writers determine how imaginative narratives can be written as circular stories, including a logical ending. They listen to stories while completing an activity on the overhead about things that are real and...
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Anti-Bullying Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wicked is not just a Tony Award winning broadway musical. It also makes for a strong base to teach character education, specifically anti-bullying. Scholars listen, discuss, role play, and show what they know through a group presentation...
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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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Dogs- Canine Familiaris

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research dog species and breeds. In this dog instructional activity, students discuss breed of dogs, their personal experiences, and complete a Venn Diagram comparing breeds. Students use the research to analyze television shows...
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Map It!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners read a story, identify the locations of different places in the story, decide the distance between each set of places in the story, and create a map with a legend. They select a story and work in pairs to develop a map with a...
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The Circulatory System - Part I

For Teachers 1st
First graders consider what effect their behavior has on their health. Students make a fist to indicate the size of his/her heart. They complete a worksheet on the heart, coloring the arteries red and the veins blue.
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And Tomorrow's Forecast Is...

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create original short stories that feature distinctive weather phenomena, such as rainbows, snowstorms, tornadoes, thunder and/or lightning. They use a story map, imbedded in this plane, to help them organize their story.
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Read the Next Book

For Teachers 5th - 6th
For this reading worksheet, students read the first novel from a series. Students may choose from a list of novel series given. When they finish the novel, students write about their favorite character and what they think will happen...
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Harry Potter: Upper Grades Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret symbols and metaphors from Harry Potter that refer to real-life political and social issues.
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Measurement and Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read a story and measure distance. In this geometry lesson, students calculate the distance from a given legend. They create a map using the TI.