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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
Students compare and contrast the characters in the Monkey stories with the Wizard of Oz story.
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The Wizard of Oz

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice correct punctuation, and identifying oo and gh words while using the book and movie The Wizard of Oz. In this language arts lesson plan, 2nd graders complete a variety of language activities that relate to the...
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Follow the Yellow Brick Road

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students watch a portion of "The Wizard of Oz" and discuss how a map could be useful to Dorothy. They identify key components of maps and design a map of their classroom, including a key.
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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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Analyzing Plot Conflict

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the connection between analyzing a character and the character plot conflict. In this plot conflict lesson students role play two characters in the story, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Students also pretend to be a...
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Walk Down the Yellow Brick Road with Mr. Tiiiiiiin Man

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss if they have seen the movie, "The Wizard of Oz". They pretend to be like the Tin Man and every time they hear the /i/ sound, they pump their arms just as the Tin Man did when he skipped down the road. They read a...
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Becoming an Upstander Means Taking Risks

For Teachers 6th Standards
The classic movie The Wizard of Oz includes a scene where Lion bullies Tin Man until Dorothy, an upstander, intervenes. Pupils discuss what it means to stand up to bullies with an interactive risk activity before working in groups to...
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The Language of Setting

For Teachers 5th Standards
Descriptive language can be used to create a vivid and imaginative setting. Create the chart suggested in this plan to track the descriptive language found in The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The class discusses the land beyond...
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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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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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Emerald City

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pupils read "The Wizard of Oz." They list descriptive words and information about the Emerald City. Students plan, design, and build their own 3-dimensional Emerald City. They create a dazzling Emerald City with recycled produce trays...
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A Parable on Populism

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the sombolism between Populism of the 1890's and the story of The Wizard of Oz.
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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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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 Gift of Life - Day 2: "Cell & Organelle Time to Tell" and "World in Color" (Chapters 2-4)

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete a cell biology instructional activity and a color instructional activity based on The Giver. In this biology and reading comprehension instructional activity set, students examine cells using microscopes. They look at...
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The Marvelous World of OZ

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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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Creative Notebooks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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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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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Spiral Breeze Catcher

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in a creative project in order to investigate how a tornado moves. The use of a spiral catcher is used to model the movement of a tornado. Students also watch "The Wizard of Oz" to create context for the lesson.
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We're Off To Do Some Giving, Some Wonderful Giving to Others

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars discuss why they should give to others and expect nothing in return. They watch scenes from the "Wizard of Oz" and note acts of giving. They create a chart of their findings.
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Rusting and the Scientific Method

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students observe the oil can scene with the tin man from a clip from "The Wizard of Oz" and answer the question, "What can we learn about rust from this scene?". They take 2 tubes and 2 nails, adding 1 salt packet to 2 ml of distilled...
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Lesson One: The Historian's Craft

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine a fairy tale villain (such as the wolf from the Three Little Pigs or the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz). Next, they complete a worksheet considering the challenges presented by historical resources.
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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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