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Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Guided Comprehension: Evaluating Using the Meeting of the Minds Technique

Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to the strategy of evaluating, using the Meeting of the Minds technique.

 

Grades   2 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Blogging in the Primary Grades? Yes, Indeed!

Give students an authentic reason to read and write by researching blogs written by their peers around the world and then writing their own.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Sequencing: A Strategy to Succeed at Reading Comprehension

Did Paul Bunyan gouge out the Grand Canyon before or after he dug the Great Lakes? Students create a life-sized timeline showing the sequence of events in this tall tale.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

A Significant Influence: Describing an Important Teacher in Your Life

In this project, students write tributes to teachers who have made a profound difference in their lives then publish their work in a class collection.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Storyboarding the Transformation from Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde

Students imagine and storyboard their own vision of the transformation of Dr. Jekyll into Mr. Hyde and then evaluate movie portrayals.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness

This lesson provides the "action piece" for any study of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In this project, students participate in Dr. King's dream by doing 100 acts of kindness.