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Small Talk

In this lesson, students will be challenged to participate in a conversation while embodying the persona of a historical figure, literary figure, or...

You Can Quote Me On That

The purpose of this lesson is to have students learn about an important figure in the content area. This lesson could be used to learn new...

What If?

The purpose of this lesson is to have students explore how the loss of a particular historical event, scientific discovery, math theorem, or art...

The Medium and the Message

The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to consider how different types of media about the same subject enable deeper understanding of a...

Create a Digital Story

Students will identify the main character, setting, and plot of a story. Then, they will create their own original story and have their peers...

Making Predictions in a Story

Students will read Catch that Goat!: A Market Day in Nigeria and make predictions about what will happen next in the story.Grade Level: K-2Subject...

Compare and Contrast Characters in a Story

Students will compare and contrast the lives of two cousins in the book Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh. They will then relate...

Metaphors for a Movement

Students will identify the metaphors in Let Freedom Sing by Vanessa Newton, then create a new metaphor they identify with the Civil Rights movement...

Retell a Fable

Students will read the fable The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind and sequence the events of the story. Then, they will orally retell the story...

Living Biographies

This lesson allows students to explore factual information about famous people past and present and gives them a creative option to present their...

Digital Book Tasting

In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to sample or “taste” a variety of selected texts to expand on their reading horizons.Grade...

BookSnaps

This lesson focuses on a visual approach to learning inspired by the popular app Snapchat. Students will engage with a text by annotating pages using...

Social Media Influencer

In this lesson, students will demonstrate their knowledge of person or character covered in your content by role-playing as that individual and...

Visual Notetaking

To develop a deeper comprehension of complex nonfiction, informational text, students will interact with the text proficiently and independently in...

Reality TV Application

In this lesson, students will analyze characters within a text, considering how the character develops throughout the text, interacts with others,...