We found 27 reviewed resources for wizard of oz unit
What does Populism have to do with The Wizard of Oz?Lesson Planet
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...
The Populists Movement 1880s - 1890sLesson Planet
9th - 12th
What is it about the Populists and The Wizard of Oz? Use hard facts about the Populist Movement to find out. The presentation provides good background information on the Populists, their political platform, and life in the 1890s. It then...
Becoming an Upstander Means Taking RisksLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Designed
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...
Great Depression: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?Lesson Planet
8th - 11th
Add this presentation to your unit on the Great Depression as a strong informational supplement. With clear learning objectives, details on the 1929 stock market crash, and the effects of the Great Depression (though it's spelled...
The Gift of Life - Day 2: "Cell & Organelle Time to Tell" and "World in Color" (Chapters 2-4)Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
Students complete a cell biology lesson plan and a color lesson plan based on The Giver. In this biology and reading comprehension lesson plan set, students examine cells using microscopes. They look at the organelles and listen to How...
Beauty is More Than Skin Deep: Examining the Positive and Negative Depictions of Physical Appearance in Children's FilmsLesson Planet
Third graders compare and contrast different versions of the same story. They recognize our differences, identify qualities that make us special and unique individuals, and create a 'Wanted' poster illustrating a special quality.