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Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, and Idiom
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This seminar will introduce three of eight types of figurative language (alliteration, onomatopoeia, and idiom).  Through mainly fictional texts( tongue twisters, comics, songs, etc.), you will  identify these types of figurative language, determine their meanings, and  formulate project-based activities to prove your understanding of these common figurative language types.StandardsCC.1.2.5.F  Determine the meaning of words and phrase as they are used in grade-level text, including interpretation of figurative language. 

Subject:
Elementary Education
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Author:
Tracy Rains
Date Added:
02/06/2018
E-Cigarettes Discussion - Will History Repeat Itself?
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This is a pre assessment to a lesson on E-Cigarattes. My goal is two fold. First is to  find out what they already know and understand about e-cigaretts as well as their ability to evaluate media (the standards is about being able to evaluate healthcare products and services) This goal is challenging to assess with a short discussion but the article they use to support thier thinking will give me insiight on where I need to start.Learning Target/Objective:I can begin to evaluate products and services that may affect my health.Assignment Directions1. Please watch the videos below2. Post your reply to the questions belowWhat do the old time commercials tell you we use to think about smoking cigaretts?Do you think history will repeat itself with e-cigaretts? In other words, do you think we will eventually learn that E-Cigarettes/JUUL are more harmful then we know now?If you need more information avout e-cigaretts (vaping) I posted a second video below.Why or Why not?Your "why or why not" explanation should include at least 1 link to an article that supports your thinking.TEENS REACT TO CIGARETTE COMMERCIALS Smoking vs Vaping 

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Author:
Karen Norris
Date Added:
05/18/2018
Figurative Language: Hyperbole/Exaggeration/Adage/Proverb
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During this seminar you will be exposed to the last of the figurative language types (hyperbole,  exaggeration, adage and proverb).  This seminar is unique because depending where you research will affect how you perceive them.  Some sites express them as different;  hyperboles vs. exaggerations  and adages vs. proverbs.  On the other hand, some websites view them as one and the same.  A hyperbole is a type of exaggeration and an adage is a type of proverb.  Regardless of how you view them, the most important piece of this seminar is to be able to interpret their meanings when used in texts, songs, movies, life experiences, etc. StandardsCC.1.2.5.F  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, including interpretation of figurative language.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Author:
Tracy Rains
Date Added:
02/06/2018
Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece (90 minutes)
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The study of ancient Greece is vital to the study of all other periods of history, including modern history, in understanding how past enduring influences shape our present. This lesson may be part of a unit on Ancient Greece that covers the major areas of this ancient civilization: geography, architecture, democracy, government, philosophy, Olympics, daily life, Athens, and Sparta. Students will learn about the gods and goddesses, their place of origin, their symbols, and their sanctuaries.   

Subject:
Ancient History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Author:
Christina Karakanta
Date Added:
02/20/2018
SERIAL EPISODE 1
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This 2 week lesson incorporates the CCSS ELA Standards using the Serial podcast, an engaging murder mystery podcast.

Subject:
Literature
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Assessment
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Lesson Plan
Module
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Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Author:
Natalie Krusemeier
Date Added:
01/20/2021
Similes, Metaphors, and Personification
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This seminar will introduce three of eight types of figurative language (simile, metaphor, personification).  Through song lyrics, poems, videos, interactive activities, and collaboration, you will learn to recognize, determine meanings, and identify comparisons within similes, metaphors, and personification examples.StandardsCC.1.2.5.F  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, including interpretation of figurative language.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Wyoming Department of Education
Author:
Tracy Rains
Date Added:
02/07/2018