ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (8), or English Language Arts (8), or Social Studies (7)
Title: A Voice for the Silent
Description: This lesson is designed to help students make a connection between the events of World War II to the events happening in the world today. Students will compare examples of genocide from World War II and today. This lesson is taught in conjunction with The Diary of Anne Frank in the eighth grade.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Language Arts
Title: The Magnetism of Language: Parts of Speech, Poetry, and Word Play
Description: What wonderful ways words work! The parts of speech are the highlight of this lesson in which students identify parts of speech in a nonsensical poem and then create their own wild and wacky rhymes.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 6,7,8
Literature Resources From Gale: Biographies in Science
This podcast gives a brief overview of how to use the person search tool in the Literature Resources from Gale database, a part of the Alabama Virtual Library. The podcast will show how to search for a scientist for a research paper in science.