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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Hoax or No Hoax? Strategies for Online Comprehension and Evaluation

Are your students easily fooled? You'll find out in this lesson in which students carefully and critically examine hoax websites to determine their validity.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Biography Project: Research and Class Presentation

Classroom biography study offers high-interest reading with a purpose, as students begin with inquiry and research, summarize and organize their information, and prepare oral presentations to share with the class.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

A Race With Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

In this lesson, athletics, aesthetics, and poetics intersect in new ways as developing literacy learners experiment together with the forms of language.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Creating Question and Answer Books through Guided Research

This series of activities is designed to teach research strategies. Students use KWL charts to guide their inquiry and publish their results in a collaborative question and answer book.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Weaving the Old into the New: Pairing The Odyssey with Contemporary Works

After exploring The Odyssey and a contemporary epic, students choose paired characters from the texts, complete a graphic organizer, and place their characters in hypothetical contemporary situations.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words: From Image to Detailed Narrative

The old cliche, "A picture is worth a thousand words" is put to the test when students write their own narrative interpretations of events shown in an image.