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Tsunamis in Literature and Legends

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Have your class discuss the signs of an impending tsunami using literature. Learners read The Big Wave and discuss the actions taken by the villagers. They role play using scenes from the book. They answer questions and complete a...
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Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Class members identify bullying in contemporary texts and role play how they might change those scenes to examples of anti-bullying. They then re-define their initial definitions of bullying and discuss what they would like to see as...
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Writing Effective Responses to Literature

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Help your middle schoolers respond to literature by using this literary critique instructional activity. They will discover critique strategies as they employ their knowledge of literary elements to role-play the part of a literary...
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Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom/ Chicka Challenge (Elementary, Literature)

For Teachers K Standards
Is your Kindergarten class about to read the book, Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom? If they are, and you want a few wonderful activity ideas to reinforce phonemic awareness and letter identification skills, look no further. Here you'll find over...
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My Mouth is a Volcano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A discussion about interrupting others sets the stage for a lesson all about respecting others when speaking. Scholars listen to the story, My Mouth is a Volcano by Julia Cook, then brainstorm ways an individual can keep from...
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Aesop's Fables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Examine the fables of Aesop with your class. Pupils identify the morals of fables and role-play a scene from their favorite fable of Aesop. Additionally, they compose letters to a favorite character in the fable. Learners role-play again...
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French Connections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use Internet links to plan a 3-day tour of France. They role-play a typical encounter that may be experienced during their trip.
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Irony, Conflict and Symbolism in Literary Text

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders use one short story to analyze conflict, irony and symbolism. They formulate a chart to show the differences between a character's actions, desires and choice of words. After the story is divided into scenes, 10th graders...
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To Kill a Mockingbird - Introductory Role Play and Historical Background

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in role-play activities to explain that emotional and social effects of prejudice discussed in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
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To Kill A Mockingbird Role Play: A Maycomb Pig Pickin'

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders alleviate confusion about characters in this novel by participating in a role play activity. They further discuss point of view, theme, and stereotypes.
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Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A picture is used to begin considering point of view. Then, have kids role play included scenes which all involve some type of conflict where the character's have very different perspective. Discussions ensue each role play, with kids...
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Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time to party like it's 1899! Incorporate a research-based celebration of the Victorian Era into your unit on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After learners read the novella or view a production of the play, they craft a...
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Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 6th Standards
Analyze multiple perspectives in short stories. Sixth graders examine the point of view of each major character in three different short stories. After reading the stories, they role-play characters and hypothesize about the character's...
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Character Education Read Alouds

For Teachers K - 1st
Students listen to the story Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon and discuss the way each character interacts with the others. They role play pares of the story to practice showing compassion, and how to positively interact with their peers.
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Life is What You Make It

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students keep a learning log and role-play to discover how a positive attitude can affect their lives.  In this Touching Spirit Bear and optimism/pessimism lesson, student discuss optimism and pessimism in scenarios and in learning...
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The Scarlet “A”: Role-play in Writing

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students write personal letters, newspaper editorials, and journal entries from the perspective of one of the main characters in The Scarlet Letter.  In this The Scarlet Letter lesson, students role play each of the main characters in...
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Hat Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students make predictions about the story The Hat by Jan Brett, as well as retell the story. In this early childhood lesson plan, students make predictions about the story The Hat based on the illustrations. Students use animal masks...
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It's All Part of the Story

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore storytelling through pantomime, improvisation, and dramatization. They watch an online video, discuss Native American earth stories, role-play various situations, explore websites, and present an oral story to the class.
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Living History Museum: Jobs of the Past

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders participate utilizing a variety of resources such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries to establish information about daily life and jobs that existed in the past. They create living...
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The Mitten Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Readers use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast two different versions of the story The Mitten. Discussion focuses on how replacing certain verbs within the text affects their understanding and enjoyment of the tale. Comprehension...
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Drama: Learn A Lesson from the Lion

For Teachers 1st
Reading is reading, whether it's for drama or English class. Boost reading fluency, accuracy, intonation, and comprehension while fostering creative acting skills. Kids read the provided tale of "The Lion and the Mouse" several times in...
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The Jungle Book

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Most every teacher dreams of a ready-to-teach and print book study. Well, here it is! The Jungle Book novel resource includes 12 complete lessons studying poetry, author's craft, themes, characters, and more. Scholars role play, research...
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The Twits - Muggle-Wump Has an Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
If a bar of chocolate was on the floor, would you try to pick it up? What if it was covered with glue? The eighth instructional activity in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl has scholars imagine crazy...
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American Literature and the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students prepare for and respond to literature selections. This package includes fourteen lessons from the American Literature, The Civil War and Its Aftermath: 1845-1880 series, each covering a different reading selection. Pre-reading...

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