This unit plan centers around Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, including detailed outlines and procedures for each lesson, assignments and activities for each day, lists of vocabulary terms, and guidelines for a final project where students contruct their own fantasy narrative.
This unit plan for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain includes detailed outlines for each lesson, vocabulary terms, assignments and activities for each day, and ideas for culminating activities.
In this unit of instruction, students will develop an appreciation for the role of music in the social societies of the Kpelle people in Liberia, the Tuareg people from the Sahara, and the Anlo-Ewe people from Ghana through listening examples, storytelling, reenactments, and instrument making.
This unit plan for Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll consists of 13 lessons, and includes detailed outlines for each lesson, assignments and activities for each day, necessary supplemental materials at the end, and guidelines for a culminating activity where students act out a scene from the book.
in this unit, students will begin to understand the "life cycle" of a civilization, from its beginning to its height, and ultimately to its decline and fall, as well as understand the close relationship between social and political systems.
In this unit, students gain knowledge of how a civilization starts out and changes as time passes and identify how what they did in their time still affects our government and life.
This unit focuses on Animal Farm by George Orwell and the stages of revolution. It includes detailed lesson plans, prompts for discussion and cooperative group work, writing assignments, and immersive activities to demonstrate characteristics of revolution.
This unit introduces the solar system. It incorporates a variety of auditory, visual, and kinesthetic activities to explore the solar system. The sun and the moon will be connected with the nine planets showing the relationship they have within the solar system. Continuing through the solar system, the students engage in the illuminating patterns and findings that make up the quilted universe.
This unit plan explores the life of William Shakespeare, the Globe Theater, and one of his plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream. It includes detailed outlines for lessons, activities and assignments for each lesson, discussion prompts, short quizzes, and a student adaptation of the play.
The content of this interdisciplinary unit will dispel the stereotypical American images of China. Through reading The Good Earth, exploring China's geography, and delving into China's history, the students will understand China and its people from a new point of view.
This unit focuses on the Industrial Revolution. Students will build a body of knowledge on the subject and create a book that will demonstrate the scope of their learning.
This unit plan focuses of The Call of the Wild by Jack London and the use of anthropomorphism in the novel as a way to teach the importance of adaptability. It includes detailed lesson plans, background information on Jack London, interactive journal prompts, vocabulary terms, and ideas for creative culminating activities.
In this unit, students will create, conduct, hypothesize, experiment, test, design, shake, pop, measure, heat, write, eat, and so much more! This unit focuses on how heat energy can cause matter to change phases by adding or removing energy. Students will develop an understanding of the three stages of matter, transferring heat energy, and the difference between heat and temperature.
In this 8 lesson unit, kindergarteners record daily weather observations during each season. Students are introduced to clouds, wind, precipitation and temperature. Students also explore weather tools and analyze the data they have collected from their daily observations. At the end of the unit, students explore climate zones and discuss why seasons happen. Lesson materials are included in the appendix and are reproducible.
This unit plan for teaching 6th grade poetry includes detailed lesson plans, accompanying assignments and activities, supplemental assessments, and a culminating activity where students perform original poetry for the class.
This unit plan focuses on three major dramatic concepts: universal theme, characterization, and dialogue. it includes detailed lesson plans, discussion and critical thinking prompts, notes on vocabulary and literary devices, guidelines for interpretive performances, and a final character analysis paper.
This unit plan studies The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, and includes detailed lesson plans, activities and assignments for each day, discussion prompts for individual and group work, a final test, and guidelines for a culminating project.
This unit plan focuses on the dramatic elements in Cyrano de Bergerac. Students will focus on imagination, suspension of disbelief, pantomime, and the exploration of cultural and historical diversity and the universality of human experience. The unit plan includes detailed lesson plans, activities and assignments for each day, vocabulary terms, journal prompts, a final essay test, and a final presentation.
In this unit, students will develop an awareness of the importance of protecting the environment and understand the interactions of organisms within an ecosystem and how fragile the balance of nature is.