Use Your Words! (Word Choice as a Technique of Persuasion in News Media)

Lesson Instructions Whole group (15 minutes) Hook: Teacher distributes equal numbers of post-its to each student and says, “We’re going to play word detectives. Look at these words and organize them in a way that makes sense.” Teacher allows time for students to hypothesize grouping strategies, circulating room, asking guiding questions to prompt inquiry, praising […]

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All About Me- Poem

Lesson Instructions Danielson Aligned Lesson Plan Template for Formal Observations   Primary Subject Area and Grade Level: List the primary content area for this lesson. List the beginning and ending grade levels for which this lesson is appropriate. ELA- 5th Grade Interdisciplinary Connections: Provide a listing of the subject area(s), in addition to the primary […]

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All About Me

Lesson Instructions Danielson Aligned Lesson Plan Template for Formal ObservationsPrimary Subject Area and Grade Level: List the primary content area for this lesson. List the beginning and ending grade levels for which this lesson is appropriate.ELA- 5th GradeInterdisciplinary Connections: Provide a listing of the subject area(s), in addition to the primary subject area that is […]

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Testing for spam title

Lesson Instructions f, d fsaf dsfasd fsadf  df sfsdfasdf asdsdf sd fasdf dsf asdfsadfasdf sdf Lesson Duration 20 minutes Placement asdf,kdfj lfj s;flkj adlfjsd lfkasdj flsdfj sdl Categories Addition Standards Common Core ELA Common Core ELA Grade 6-12 ELA: History/Social Studies [if ffstdother] Other/Alternative Standard(s) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International […]

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Book Bingo

At the beginning of the year, I introduce Book Bingo to my students. At that time, I send home the instructions, a sample Book Bingo Review and the Book Bingo Grid. I make mass copies of the Book Bingo Review to keep in a drawer in my classroom that students can easily access as they finish books. I also post the Book Bingo Review, Grid, and Instructions in my classroom and on my website for access at home. To keep organized and to make sure students are reading on their grade level or slightly above, I created an Approval Sheet for each student where I record each title, the date and the category. I can then tick off each book as they turn in the summary as an easy reference for keeping track of progress. I keep these sheets in a binder.

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Big Words; Big Ideas

Essential Question- How do the things that Martin Luther King Jr. said in the 1960’s, during the Civil Rights Movement, relate to our lives today?

Lesson Summary- Students will review what they already know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. based on previous classroom activities and discussions. The instructor will read the book “Martin’s Big Words”, asking students to think about how the things Dr. King said relate to their own lives. Students will then choose from a sampling of preselected quotes by Dr. King and draw a picture showing what that quote means to them. The lesson will conclude with reviewing the song “We Shall Overcome” and thinking about the lyrics in light of what we have learned.

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