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Look Who's Talking!

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Narrative Writing
Big Idea: By rewriting a Calvin and Hobbes cartoon, students understand how characters "sound" different in text.
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Creating a Banned Book Infographic

12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
Big Idea: Visual texts promote 21st Century literacy.
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Jack and the Beanstalk Day 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
Big Idea: How do multiple readings of text deepen knowledge ? Students use post-it notes to highlight specific points in the story and collaborate to design interpretive questions.
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Biography: Editing an Informative Essay

3rd Grade ELA » Unit: Biography Tea
Big Idea: Students make corrections to their informational essay about a famous person they have been working on in preparation for the Biography Tea.
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Comparing 5th grade Favorites

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Comparison City
Big Idea: Favorite Things: think of a topic, compare two examples...then compare one more!
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Reading Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” – Day 2 of 2

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Modernist Literature
Big Idea: Slowly but surely students arrive at a moment of clarity in their reading of "Hills Like White Elephants."
Deborah Moran added a Lesson
Deborah Moran added a Lesson

Hey Diddle Diddle, A Look Beyond the Fiddle

Kindergarten ELA » Unit: Nursery Rhymes Revisited
Big Idea: Kindergarten children love to act out and make believe. This nursery rhyme is full of it!
Monica Brown added a Lesson
Monica Brown added a Lesson

Career Jeopardy

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Value of Work and Play
Big Idea: Students will play a Jeopardy-inspired game as they explore various careers.
Christina Jarvi added a Lesson
Christina Jarvi added a Lesson

Building Background: Nature's Fury

5th Grade ELA » Unit: Nature's Fury - Part I
Big Idea: How have YOU experienced nature's fury?
Julie Ferreira added a Video
Julie Ferreira added a Video


Unpacking Shakespeare through his Sonnets

11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Shakespearean Drama: Othello
Big Idea: Mystery abounds as Shakespeare's sonnets astound.
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