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Alaska Native Stories: Using Narrative to Introduce Expository Text
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In this lesson, traditional stories of the Native peoples (i.e., narrative text) introduce students to the study of animals in Alaska (i.e., expository text). Students use the Internet to listen to a Yu'pik tale told by John Active, a Native American living in Alaska. They also use online resources to find facts about animals in Alaska. Students compare and contrast the two types of text in terms of fiction and nonfiction. The narrative stories provide students with a context to begin studying a content area topic; this lesson emphasizes the integration of curriculum.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Marilyn Cook
Date Added:
02/26/2019
At Home Learning Lesson Plan: Author's Reasoning
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This lesson is for Grades 4 - 5 on literacy. At Home Learning Lessons are a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, PBS North Carolina, and the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.  Each lesson contains a video instructional lesson, a PDF lesson plan with a transcript, and a PDF file of extension activities.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Nancy Childress
Date Added:
05/25/2021
Audience & Purpose: Evaluating Disney's Changes to the Hercules Myth
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In this lesson, students evaluate the changes Disney made to the myth of "Hercules." By creating a plot diagram of the “real” myth, students hone in on critical differences. They then document these changes in a Venn diagram and discuss the role of audience and purpose in Disney’s decisions through the Think-Pair-Share strategy. Finally, students evaluate the changes for themselves in a summary and critique writing activity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Rachel Kimrey
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Boars and Baseball: Making Connections
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In this lesson, students will make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections after reading In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson. Students gain a deeper understanding of a text when they make authentic connections. After reading the novel, the instructor introduces and models the strategy of making connections. After sharing and discussing connections, students choose and plan a project that makes a personal connection to the text.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Cathy Allen Simon
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Case for Reading - Examining Challenged and Banned Books
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Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces expressing their views about what should be done with the books at their school.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Colony Is Born
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In this unit, students explore Colonial America through the building of timelines and investigating primary and secondary sources. This study of significant events in the colonization of North America and the aspects of everyday life in Colonial America is designed for students to gather, record, and organize their own Colonial Notebook. Students will take on the role of colonist in a given region and work with other 'colonists' of the same region to develop a report and presentation. The study will take students through the life and times of those early settlers and will have them preparing a colonial meal representative of their region of focus

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Author:
Katie Koehnemann
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Declare the Causes:  The Declaration of Independence
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Students read and discuss the Founding Fathers of our country indulgence in gripe sessions. In fact, a list of grievances comprises the longest section of the Declaration of Independence; however, the source of the document's power is its firm philosophic foundation. You can capitalize on the inclination of your students to complain to increase student awareness of the precedents behind the Declaration of Independence. Students will summarize the contributions of the "Founding Fathers" to the development of our county as well as explain how key historical figures exemplified values of American democracy.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
Edsitement
Date Added:
02/26/2019
GEDB Nonfiction and Haiti: Main Idea and Details (Lesson 3 of 8)
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Students will be focused on finding the main idea and supporting details of non-fiction articles all while investigating the disaster in Haiti to deepen their knowledge of the topic. *This lesson is the 3rd lesson out of an 8 lesson unit on non-fiction and Haiti. Where this one lesson, could be taught in isolation, it is highly suggested that it be completed within the entire unit in order for students to grasp the full content. This lesson was developed by Kate Quigley as part of their completion of the North Carolina Global Educator Digital Badge program. This lesson plan has been vetted at the local and state level for standards alignment, Global Education focus, and content accuracy.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Melody Casey
Date Added:
12/19/2019
GEDB Social Issues Within Our Worlds: Text Messaging During Nigerian Riots (Lesson 2 of 4)
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During this lesson, students will discover how social media plays a vital part in today's society. This lesson focuses mainly on the usage of cell phones and text messaging used during the Nigerian Riots. Students will discuss how social media has changed over the years, the pros and cons of cell phones, researching the Nigerian Riots, determining how text messages influenced the Nigerian Riots, and will conclude with writing/blogging about how cell phone text messaging influences issues that occur in our everyday lives. This lesson was developed by Christina Hartzell as part of their completion of the North Carolina Global Educator Digital Badge program. This lesson plan has been vetted at the local and state level for standards alignment, Global Education focus, and content accuracy.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Melody Casey
Date Added:
12/05/2019
James Forten
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Educational Use
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In this lesson, students use comprehension skills to discuss and respond to questions about a text.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Achieve the Core
Author:
Achieve the Core
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Lesson 12: Anchor Text - Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?
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Students read a piece of narrative nonfiction about the American Revolution. Students will determine which statements in the text can be proven true or false and which express someone's feelings or beliefs. Students will apply this comprehension skill to a discussion of how differences in opinion can lead to a revolution.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Date Added:
02/13/2017
Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing
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In this lesson,students work to transform narrative-style letters into poetic format and they are forced to think carefully about where to end each line. Students begin by discussing letters they have written and working with an online tool as an introduction to letter poems. As a group, students look at a letter form of “This is Just to Say” by William Carlos Williams and add line breaks to turn it into a poem. They then compare the poem they created with the original, discussing why the poet made the line break choices he did. Next, students
work in small groups to rewrite another letter as a poem and then compare the various groups’ results with the original poem. Students then use a Venn diagram to compare letters and poems. Finally, they compose their own letter poems.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Julie Wollman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Reading for Information
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This resource contains resources that will help students understand that writers use different structures to organize nonfiction texts and that readers need to know a variety of reading strategies appropriate for the text and their purpose for reading such text. Reading strategies to use before, during, and after reading are shared as well as graphic organizers.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Kent University
Date Added:
02/26/2019
#SstormSquad
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This project-based learning unit is a great opportunity to bring relevance to the students while learning about severe weather prediction and prevention, maps, graphs, coordinate planes, and informational reading. Students will plan and execute an emergency plan and kit to be used in case of severe weather in their community with their own families.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Ezequiel Donado
Marines Betancourt
Date Added:
06/25/2019
Two Miles Below: Grades 4-5: Illustrated Book
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This informational text explore how scientists are using robots to explore underwater mountain ranges in the Arctic Ocean. The difficulties associated with under ice exploration are explained. The text is written at a grade four through grade five reading level. This version is a full-color PDF that can be printed, cut and folded to form a book. Each book contains color photographs and illustrations.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Stephen Whitt
Date Added:
07/17/2010
Two Miles Below: Grades 4-5: text only version
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This informational text explore how scientists are using robots to explore underwater mountain ranges in the Arctic Ocean. The difficulties associated with under ice exploration are explained. The text is written at a fourth through fifth grade reading level. This is a PDF containing the informational text.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Stephen Whitt
Date Added:
07/17/2010