In this Wonder of the DayR, we learn about why flamingos are pink. Students have the opportunity to explore the Wonder either as a class or individually. With suggestions for different age groups, Wonder #1 has an activity to engage students with drawing, writing description, or both.
This Lesson Plan was created by Molly Simpson. The attached Lesson Plan is designed for Grade 1 English Language Arts students. Students will be able to understand and spell the words using their knowledge of the various spellings of the same sound: "oar, "or", and "ore". This Lesson Plan can be used with small group instruction or with a whole class. This lesson plan adresses the following NDE Standards: . It is expected that this Lesson Plan will take students 20 to 80 minutes to complete depending on the use of small group or large group instruction.
The attached lesson plan is designed for 3rd grade English Language Arts students. Students will analyze informational text to determine the main ideas for a report, apply the concepts of the writing process, and communicate their research through an oral presentation to their classroom peers. This lesson plan addresses the following NDE Standards: NE LA 3.1.6.e, NE LA 3.2.1.a,c,d,e,j, NE LA 3.3.1.aIt is expected that this lesson plan will take five one-hour sessions to complete.
Students are reading to learn new information all the time. They should know different strategies to help them along the way. This is a great little lesson to do at the beginning of the school year and then after semester break again. Students should know the tools to help them be successful readers. This can be used for a teacher inservice or for parents who are new to helping thier own kids out during elearning / homework. 20 minutes
This lesson uses tall tale read alouds to reinforce the common elements, or text structure, of tall tales. As the text is read aloud, students examine the elements of the book that are characteristic of tall tales. Then using what they've learned, they write and perform tall tales of their own.
This is a fun introductory writing piece for 7-12 students to help teachers get to know the individuals in their class. This writing lesson was created by Janelle Coady as part of the 2020 OER English Language Arts Workshop by NDE. It is expected that this plan will take students one class period to complete.
This English Language Arts lesson for 9th or 10th graders focuses on reading comprehension and vocabulary via nonfiction articles linked from commonlit.org, and addresses the following NE state standards: NE.LA 10.1.5.A; NE.LA 10.1.5.C; NE.LA 10.1.6.A; NE.LA 10.2.2.BThe lesson will take approximately 90 minutes.
This lesson reviews the six types of nouns and then focuses in on abstract nouns. The students will do a creative writing paragraph with the use of an abstract noun and that emulates Rand's writing style.
Nebraska Standards: 3.2.2.d, 3.2.1h, 3.2.2.aTarget: Students will review and practice parts of speech, specifically adverbs with self, partners or/and class. When students know how to correctly use adverbs they can enhance thier wrting by making it more interesting, adding details, and using good word choice. Time- 20 minutesMaterials- all optional: paper, pencils, video, partner
This Remote Learning Plan is designed for preschool students. This alphabet lesson uses the story Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault as an introduction to alphabet identification. Anticipated lesson length is 30 minutes. Online and offline options are included.
This remote hyperdoc activity was created by Katlyn Powers on July 24, 2020. The attached hyperdoc & lesson plan is designed for high school ELA students. Students will analyze and evaluate the elements of a sonnet, build background knowledge to clarify and deepen understanding of poetry, and use relevant evidence from a variety of sources to assist in analysis and reflection of Hayes' poem. This plan addresses the following NDE standards: NE.LA 10.1.5.C, NE.LA 10.1.5.D, NE.LA 10.1.6.F, NE.LA 10.1.6.I, NE.LA 10.1.6.L, NE.LA 10.1.6.M, NE.LA 10.2.2.BThis hyperdoc will take students approximately 90 minutes to complete.
Can a person be both admirable and flawed at the same time? In this lesson, students will look more closely at the character of Okonkwo. Students will figure out what his most admirable qualities are, as well as some of his flaws. They will also decide whether Okonkwo has the potential to be a tragic hero.
Students will build fluency skills through a Drama Station where they can choose to perform a Reader’s Theater activity, poetry selection, jokes, a favorite book, or a song.The students will develop their speaking and listening skills and then evaluate themselves using a rubric assessment.
Supporting inquiry-based research projects, the Animal Inquiry interactive invites elementary students to explore animal facts and habitats using writing prompts to guide and record their findings.
Students will read an article on animals. Using the provided worksheet students will take notes on an animal of their choosing. Once they have taken notes, they will be asked to write a new report on their animal.
Consider are the pros and cons of children performing for TV and in other competitive performing environments. Learning Objectives:Students will read articles with opposing view points and find main ideas and details from each text.Students will take a stance on an arguementive issue and produce a piece of writing to include evidence from the text.
The ability to identify prepositional phrases strengthens a writer's ability to write and punctuate complete, grammatically sound sentences.This plan has been created by Cherie J. Johnson for the purpose of helping middle school students on their way to becoming clean, clear, fluent writers. This material was put together while participating in the workshop- Nebraska’s OER Common’s Hub for ELA & Reading; July 22-24, 2020.
This resource is designed to walk students through the process of completing a research project in any field of study. It covers the earliest stages of brainstorming and discussing, continues through researching and compiling sources; writing, documenting, revising, and polishing a paper; and finally presenting the research topic to a wider audience in a professional manner. The focus is on MLA format, though the course could be modified for other formats.
The first unit is an introduction to the project. It asks students to draw on knowledge of issues affecting their own community and world to help generate discussion that could eventually lead to a research topic.
Students will identify with characters in stories to understand that feelings can be shared between themselves, other characters, and other students in our World. Students will also identify the similarities and differences between two different texts in order to understand the main idea.