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Animal Adventure : Art, Language Arts, Literature

For Teachers K
Students create their own animal using construction paper and other media types after hearing and seeing the illustrations from the following books: Roosters Off to See the World by Eric Carle, Aesop's Fables: The Hare and the Tortoise,...
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The Three Bears: Using the Story in Preschool Lesson Plans

For Teachers Pre-K
Students read and respond to the story The Three Bears. In this literature study lesson plan, students explore this story by studying the number 3 during math, identifying between cold and hot temperatures and distinguishing between...
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WWII Japanese Internment: An Interactive Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine Japanese internment camps of World War II. In this World War II lesson, students research primary sources to prepare for a debate regarding Japanese internment camps in the United States.
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Grade 10 History Unit 1 Test Review (1900-1929)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this world history review worksheet, students define and identify the 50 people and events listed on the worksheet associated with the 1920's and World War I.
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Ladybug Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the basic concept of ladybugs and aphids in relationship to our environment and world. They explain about the life growth of ladybugs.
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Explorers: James and the Giant Peach

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Expand readers' study of character with Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach and connect it to social studies curriculum by analyzing James as a world explorer. Readers create a character cluster (model attached) of James by citing...
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Coming to America After the War

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
As part of their exploration of the American dream, class members examine primary source materials to compare immigrant experiences of those arriving early in our country's history to those arriving in the US after World War II. To...
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Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
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Gases Matter

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
As a demonstration or as a hands-on activity, your class watches as the combination of vinegar and baking soda produce carbon dioxide gas. The intent of the lesson is to help youngsters understand that gases occupy space. It is included...
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Charlotte's Web: A Story About Friendship

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Strengthen the bonds of friendship within your class with a reading of E.B. White's award-winning novel, Charlotte's Web. Focusing on the unique characters in the story and the relationships they develop, young readers draw from their...
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: Historical and Cultural Context

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Watch the Skies! Duck and Cover! Project Blue Book! Film, as a reflection of historical, cultural, and social issues, are the focus of the final lessons in a film unit that uses primary source documents and Robert Wise's 1951 version of...
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Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban: KWHL Strategy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
J.K. Rowling's world of wizards and magic focuses on some topics that relate to our own society, especially in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Have kids complete a KWHL chart (what they know, what they want to know, how they...
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Jewish Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers write an essay and create illustrations of Jewish culture. In this literature-response lesson plan, students read various Jewish folktales. As they read, high schoolers study the geographical, cultural, and historical...
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Lesson Plan 7: The Elements of Story

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Budding novelists work on character development by relating to the characters in their stories. They imagine their own hopes and dreams and recall those of characters from books they've read. Learners also consider struggles the...
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Make a Plan. Build a Kit. Stay Informed.

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Help prepare your youngsters for an emergency or natural disaster by discussing important topics as where to meet, how to remain in contact, and what belongs in an emergency kit. 
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Teaching Orwell and '1984’ with the New York Times

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Doublethink and alternate facts? Big Brother and Facebook? 1984 and 2019? Sales of 1984 have surged and so has the use of George Orwell's dystopian classic in classrooms. Whether new to teaching the novel or a seasoned veteran you'll...
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Plan Your Unexpected Journey

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Leave your hobbit hole and start an adventure with J. R. R. Tolkien's timeless tale of dwarves, dragons, and hobbits.
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Cinderella Around the World

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore a story. In this classic literature lesson, 2nd graders listen to the story Cinderella from a variety of cultural standpoints. They discuss as a class the various way the story is depicted in different cultures and...
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Integrating Science and Literature: Life as We Knew It

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Supplement your science units with science fiction novels!
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Lesson Plan Day 13

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars participate in an activity pulled from Lois Lowry's The Giver. In this literature lesson, students engage in a classroom simulation that requires them to listen to music and follow strict instructions according the...
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Strega Nona Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars explore story characters as well as cause and effect. In this Strega Nona lesson plan, students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the...
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US History Summer Instructional Packet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you boil the historical, cultural, and political events and movements from the last 150 years into a descriptive study guide? You don't have to—it's right here! A thorough resource includes informative text, discussion questions,...
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Slavery Past and Present

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Research characteristics of slavery during the 19th century by reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Also view several informational texts, pictures, story illustrations, and primary source documents. Pupils write an expository...
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Nazi Germany

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Holocaust was an evolution of anti-Semitism, scapegoating, and targeted violence against Jews with Nazi policies. A resource unpacks the escalation in violence, along with the erosion of democratic institutions, during the 1930s....