In this lesson, we’ll look at a book of poems based on William Carlos Williams’s “This Is Just to Say”. Then students get to write their own apology poems. Great for Poetry Month â€“ or any time, really. Continue reading “Lesson: Sorry Not Sorry”
Category: elementary school
In this unit, we learn how to differentiate between fiction and nonfiction by reading about Antarctica. There are opportunities for tech integration, songs, crafts, and research! Continue reading “Antarctic Adventures”
Why We Live Where We Live
In this unit, we read about unusual homes from around the world â€“ some fictional, some real â€“ and think about how we express ourselves in our own homes. Continue reading “Why We Live Where We Live”
Goldilocks and the Three What?!
In this unit, we deconstruct a well known fairy tale and figure out how it works! We also look at different responses to the fairy tale, like sequels, satire, and retellings, before setting out to write our own. Continue reading “Goldilocks and the Three What?!”
Description: Acting as agents for their chosen author, student groups will pick a series to â€œsellâ€ to their teacher, who is playing the role of a book publisher. Students will use technology and original writing for their presentations. Continue reading “Selling Series”