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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3b: Understanding Perspectives: Sustaining the Oceans

For Teachers 6th Standards
The topic of ocean conservation and the impact of human activities on ocean life is the focus of three units in Module 3B. The first unit challenges sixth graders to read Mark Kurlansky’s illustrated book, World without Fish: How Kids...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 4: How Do Authors Use Craft and Structure to Develop Characters and Ideas?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Nonfiction and dramatic text take center stage in a three-unit module that focuses on how authors convey and develop central ideas. In Unit 1, E. B. White’s “Death of a Pig” provides sophomores with an opportunity to analyze the...
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Teaching Playwriting in Schools

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
The world is a stage, and so is your classroom! Hone the skills of the next generation of Tony® award winners with a set of exercises, reference pages, writing prompts, and excerpts from famous plays.
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Story Sequence

For Students 1st - 2nd
Primary graders number the events in popular nursery rhymes indicating the order in which they occur.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can a scene from a novel be different when represented on film? After creating a timeline from the plot of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, kids watch the first or last fifteen minutes of the film version, produced...
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The Joy Luck Club: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Map the most important events and turning points from The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. After a group discussion from the previous lesson plan's homework assignment, kids create a timeline to chart the important events from the novel with...
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A Lesson Before Dying: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Track the plot of Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying with a class discussion and timeline. Readers examine the ways the story has developed for Jefferson and for Grant, as well as how their stories have come together. Next, they...
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Analyzing Plot Development across Flush

For Teachers 6th Standards
The end. Scholars discuss how the end of the text in Flush contributes to the plot development of the story. They then write book reviews to share their thoughts about the story. After finishing their book reviews, learners share them...
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Comic Strip Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars use their knowledge of plot and sequencing of events to compose a narrative story using a comic strip. To begin, learners look at and listen to a comic strip then write a summary. The class brainstorms ideas for a comic strip...
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Narrative Text Structure

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Thirteen activities work alongside a narrative text of your choice. With reading comprehension at its focus, readers complete worksheets covering character descriptions, similarities, and differences between characters, the sequence of...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 10th Standards
How do the Three Witches' interactions with Macbeth advance the plot of Shakespeare's Macbeth? Learners complete a Quick Write to answer the question. They also participate in a whole-class dramatic reading of Act 4.1.
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Elements of Plot

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Cinderella wants to go to the ball and marry the prince. At the end of the story, she does! But how does the plot move from the exposition to the resolution? Teach language arts learners and fairy tale fans about the basics of plot...
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Fahrenheit 451—Activity Pack

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The burning questions is at what point do readers of Fahrenheit 451 recognize the many literary devices Ray Bradbury employs in his dystopian classic that warns of  a society that uses media to indoctrinate the public and denigrates...
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Wuthering Heights

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many ways can you break down a classic novel? Based on the acclaimed Romantic-period novel by Emily Bronte, the Wuthering Heights activity pack includes a pre-reading exercise. Next, learners create a resume for one of the...
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A Teacher's Guide to Julius Caesar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are the lessons of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar still applicable today? Explore themes, characterization, and plot structure with a thorough teacher's guide to the play. The resource covers the entire text and offers rigorous activities...
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The Fox and the Mosquitoes

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
 A trapped fox prefers the full mosquitoes swarming him to the hungry ones who would replace them in Aesop’s fable “The Fox and the Mosquitoes.” Class members listen to an audio version of the tale before completing a graphic organizer...
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The Charcoal-Burner and the Fuller

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Would a charcoal-burner make a good roommate? Read about the drawbacks of living with someone in the opposite profession with Aesop's "The Charcoal-Burner and the Fuller." A graphic organizer prompts learners to identify the beginning,...
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Group Retelling Game

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Practice the five W's of storytelling with a fun and practical activity. After reading or listening to a story, learners work in groups to finish sentences about characters, plot elements, and their favorite parts of the book.
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SWBST and Plot Structure

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Someone wanted something...but then what? Use the helpful Someone Wanted But So Then (SWBST) strategy to map out a short story or novel based on plot structure and elements of literature.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th Standards
The manipulation of time is one of the most important elements in Sophocles' Oedipus the King. As your language arts class participates in a jigsaw discussion activity, they work together to analyze the play's plot structure and...
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Count of Monte Cristo: Questioning Strategy – Tossed Terms

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Do you know the setting of The Count of Monte Cristo? What about the main characters? Explore the elements of Alexandre Dumas' novel with a reading comprehension activity. Kids toss boxes with literary elements written on each side, and...
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Story Strips Sequencing

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What happens next? Work on story sequence with a lesson that prompts kids to put a story back in order. Additionally, they discuss what would happen if one event was missing from the sequence.
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Sequence Plot Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Your kids can identify the plot sequence of a short story, but what about an informational article? Have them examine the chronological order of events in informational texts with a lesson on the sequence of events. 
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Storytelling

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Show young readers how to put some personality and voice into their storytelling with an in-depth assignment. Kids practice saying the same thing, such as counting from one to ten, in different tones and perspectives, and then work on...