background preloader

Curriculum and Elementary Lesson Plans for Library Media

Facebook Twitter

Lesson Plan - Roles of Women: Story of An Hour. 1.

Lesson Plan - Roles of Women: Story of An Hour

Teachers ask students in their groups to turn and talk and make a list of some of the things that can make them feel caged in or restricted. Discuss if any of the things they listed would be something they could break free from (job, relationship, etc.) 2. The above link or make copies for students to read for background information on women in the 1800s. Discuss the roles and limitations of women during this time. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Understanding Common Core State Standards. Books Used for My Library Lessons Weeks 10-18! - Elementary Library Mama. Books Used for My Library Lessons Weeks 10-18!

Books Used for My Library Lessons Weeks 10-18! - Elementary Library Mama

Elementary Library Mama 8:36 PM 1 comment I have now completed and released my second set of Library Lesson Plans! I'm excited to finally be able to share them with you! Here are the specific books that I use in my lesson plans for the Weeks 10-18. Books used for my Library Lessons Weeks 1-9! - Elementary Library Mama. Books used for my Library Lessons Weeks 1-9!

Books used for my Library Lessons Weeks 1-9! - Elementary Library Mama

Elementary Library Mama 3:24 PM No Comments I am so grateful for the positive feedback for my first set of Library Lesson Plans! When I created these lessons, I wanted to use books that were tried and true for me as an elementary librarian as well titles that would be found in most libraries. Here are the books that I refer to in my lesson plans for the first nine weeks. You should be able to find most of these in your library or at your local public library. YearatGlance. Scope & Sequence: Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

This curriculum is no longer being updated. Our new lessons are easier to use and more relevant for students today. Get Trained Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students. ElementarySchoolLibraryCurriculumMap. Information Literacy. TransitionWordsPhrasesCheatSheet. Exploring the Mystery Genre Unit Plan. Culminating Activity: Meet the Detectives Event To conclude the mystery unit, invite parents to come to school for a special "Meet the Detectives" event.

Exploring the Mystery Genre Unit Plan

Students dress up as their favorite detective (or as a generic detective) and read the mystery they have written to their parents or other parents who visit. Arrange desks in a circle, and have students sit behind their desks and autograph detective pictures for the visitors. (Take pictures of each student with a detective hat, trench coach, and magnifying glass. Print a set of wallet-sized copies for students to autograph for their "fans. ") As a class, before parents arrive, write a mystery that takes place in the school. You may want to alter the location of the clues for each parent group so that the traveling groups are spread out. Make the final clue one that helps parents solve the mystery and sends them back to your classroom (or an all-purpose meeting area) so that all parents end up in the same place.

Poetry Writing Lessons for Kids - Kenn Nesbitt's There are many different ways to write poems as well as lots of techniques you can learn to help you improve your writing skill.

Poetry Writing Lessons for Kids - Kenn Nesbitt's

Here are many of the poetry writing lessons for children that I have created to help you become a better poet, including how to write funny poetry, poetic rhythm, poetic forms and other styles of verse, as well as lesson plans for teachers and video lessons. How to Write Funny Poetry Rhythm in Poetry Poetic Forms. Batsatthelibraryeventkit. Where's Waldo? At the Library. Common Sense Media - Lesson Plans. Adas Violin CG. Each kindness. Keep kindness going primary lesson plan each kindness. Pandora's Box - Myths and Legends from E2BN. Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Students. Ready to get students excited about writing?

Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Students

Story Starters is a fun, interactive tool for computers and iPads that generates writing prompts that include direction on character, plot, and setting. Your students will love watching the Story Starters' wheels spin. If they want to modify the prompt, they can simply pull the handle on the Story Starters Scrambler to change any piece of it! First, students choose one of four themes: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi, or Scrambler.Then, students type their name and select their grade so they will get a grade-appropriate prompt.Next, they pull the lever to spin the wheels and generate a random writing assignment.Students choose a notebook, letter, newspaper, or postcard as their writing template.

They can opt to include a drawing, too, if they'd like.Once they’re finished writing in the activity, they can print or download their completed assignment. Get started. Learning Objectives. Harriet Tubman: A Lesson on Character and Bravery. Students should have basic knowledge of what slavery is and how the North and the South had extremely different views about slavery.

Harriet Tubman: A Lesson on Character and Bravery

Day 1: Introduction to Harriet Tubman Step 1: Open a class discussion by talking about the purpose of a railroad and a conductor. Step 2: Ask students if they have any prior knowledge about the Underground Railroad. Use the computer and projector to share the Harriet Tubman Presentation with the class. The Journey to Civil Rights. Day 1 Step 1: Assess prior knowledge and ask students what we celebrate during the month of February (Black History Month).

The Journey to Civil Rights

Encourage students to think of various activities which are held throughout the school, city, and country. Why do we celebrate Black History Month? Explain to students that over the next few days, they will study an important era in black history that will help them better understand and appreciate historical events that helped shape our country's future. Step 2: Write the word "segregation" on the board. Harriet Tubman's Road to Freedom: Learning Activities About Slavery and Liberty. The lives of many African Americans throughout history are testament to strength, courage, and resourcefulness.

Harriet Tubman's Road to Freedom: Learning Activities About Slavery and Liberty

One of the best-known of these figures is Harriet Tubman, who persevered against great odds to improve not only her own life, but the lives of others. After a harrowing escape from slavery, she returned to the South 19 times and helped 300 other slaves escape. The story of her life, with its elements of drama, adventure, and success, provides a compelling focus of study during Black History Month, as part of your social studies curriculum, or in a language arts unit on biography. However you use it, your students are sure to be inspired by this heroic woman. Exploring Themes of Slavery and Freedom. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: A Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan.

This lesson plan is suitable for Presidents’ Day, Black History Month, or during a study of abolition or the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: A Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan

Students will: Research the lives of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass by reading historical texts and biographies.Identify and record key concepts about Abraham Lincoln and Frederick DouglassDevelop an understanding of Lincoln and Douglass by comparing and contrasting both their life experiences and their major accomplishments Introduction Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass were born nine years apart, the former on a humble farm, the latter as a slave. Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride Lesson Plan. About the Book Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt were both a lot alike.

Both of them were outspoken, both were opinionated, and they both did what they believed in, no matter what people said. So it made perfect sense that the two women were friends. Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights. In 1955, city buses in Montgomery, Alabama, were segregated. Blacks had to sit in a separate section of the bus and give up their seat if a white person wanted it. One day, Rosa Parks refused to move because she was tired of being treated as a second-class citizen. “How I Fought for Civil Rights,” shares her story and how she inspired a generation to fight for civil rights.

Plus, reading and writing activities help students understand the importance of every individual citizen in a democracy.

Ruby Bridges

History of Jazz: A Black History in America Activity. As part of the Culture & Change: Black History in America online learning activity, students can learn about the History of Jazz (grades 3 and up), which was adapted from the Jazz for Young People Curriculum by Jazz at Lincoln Center. Each of the subjects covered includes text, audio, and links for students to read more: Students learn about the evolution of the blues, another African American-derived form of music. Famous trumpet player Wynton Marsalis explains how various types of music combined to become New Orleans jazz. 28 Days: A Black History Month Lesson Plan. Pre-read the book, including the author’s note.Gather credible websites and other books if you wish for the class to do further research.Make 28 copies of the 28 Days Graphic Organizer printable for each student. Or, prepare lined writing paper. The 28 individuals and events included in 28 Days are: Day 1 Crispus AttucksDay 2 Dred Scott decisionDay 3 Robert SmallsDay 4 14th AmendmentDay 5 Daniel Hale WilliamsDay 6 Plessy v.

FergusonDay 7 Matthew HensonDay 8 Harriet TubmanDay 9 Henry JohnsonDay 10 Madam C. Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters Lesson Plan. Meet Mae Jemison: A Challenging the Space Frontier Activity. With Scholastic’s “Meet Mae Jamison” activity, students have the unique opportunity to meet a super scientist! Students can read about her incredible journey from childhood to NASA, where in 1992 she took part in the Endeavour space shuttle mission, becoming the first black female astronaut. Plus, students can read an interview transcript with Mae, where she discusses everything from taking off in the space shuttle, what it was like being in space, the difficult training leading up to the trip, and how she’d like to go to Mars.

This article is a part of the "Challenging the Space Frontier" mission. Great Stories for Women's History Month. Thank You, Sarah. Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage Lesson Plan for Kindergarten to Grade 2. The activities in this lesson plan coordinate with the "Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage" unit. The activities can be taught in the suggested sequence or they can be used individually as part of your teaching about the civil rights movement, Black History Month, or Women’s History.

Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage Common Core Lesson Plan for Grades 3–5. Suggested Sequence Each session is intended to take approximately 60 minutes. Rad American Women A–Z Lesson Plan. Malala: A Champion For Women’s Rights. Note: Malala’s life story includes violence, directed at her while she was a child.


NEA. SBBB overview1. Grammar Worksheets: Articles (A, An, The) Black History Month - BrainPop. Biography Lesson Plan: Introduction to Biographies. Grade: 01 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.9 Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures). Biography. Biography. Greek Gods Lesson Plans and Lesson Ideas. Biography Lesson Plans and Lesson Ideas. Primary and Secondary Sources. What Is a Myth? Introducing the Genre. Kindergarten Worksheets & Lessons. 1st grade Worksheets & Lessons. 2nd grade Worksheets & Lessons. 3rd grade Worksheets & Lessons.

4th grade Worksheets and Lessons

5th grade Worksheets & Lessons. English Worksheets Land. Lesson Plans For Teachers. Black History Month. English Language Arts and Literacy, Social Studies. RosieRevere BG. Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty - Unleashing Readers. Rosie revere event kit v2. Lsp ll engineer mar15. Information Skills Lesson Plans. Featured Book Teaching Guides. Teacher's Guide for The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. A Day in First Grade. Technology Lessons. Media Center Lessons - home. Library Lesson Bank and Guides. Grades 1 and 2 - Common Sense Education. Non-Fiction Text Features - 2nd grade. Explain Everything-How to use the OPAC. Librarylessonsforall - OPAC lesson plans. - Learning to Use the Library OPAC by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES. Second Grade Library Lesson Plans.

First Grade Library Lessons. Informational Writing: Conclusions. Find Author’s Claim with Reasons and Evidence. Determining the Theme of a Poem. Argument Writing: Claim, Reasons & Evidence. Poetry: Figurative Language. Power Reading. Identifying Parts of a Book. Media Center / Fun Stuff (Library Games) Pre-School Activity Library. Library Learning Games - media center. National Poetry Month Ideas from Elementary Librarian on Pintrest. Monthly Themes: National Poetry Month. Lesson Plan: Henry’s Freedom Box (3rd Grade) Henryboxbrownmap. I CAN Statements for Library Skills (freebie) by Summer Pittman. Holidays & Special Days. - Materials for Teachers. Lesson Plans. Lesson Plans for Media Specialists. 5-Day Unit Plan for Introducing Nonfiction. 3rd Grade Library Curriculum.

4thGrade Library Curriculum. 6thGrade Library Curriculum. 5thGrade Library Curriculum. Lesson Plans and Educator Resources - The United States Mint.