Title: Educreating: A Story of Your Own
This is a beginning lesson to use to introduce the skill of identifying main characters, the main setting, the theme of the story, as well as creativity. Collaboratively with the teacher, the students read Corduroy by Don Freeman. Students will create their own story utilizing a source of technology, Educreations, being able to state in the final production the main characters, the setting, and the theme.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (3) 35:
Title: Sharing Original Nursery Rhymes (Distance Learning)
Collaboration of creative writing/creative dramatics using Distance Learning. With a partner, students will write an original nursery rhyme and share/present with another class (Distance Learning) through presentations (dramatization, puppet show, illustration/book, PowerPoint, etc.).
Standard(s): [TC2] (3-5) 10:
Title: Animal Environment and Adaptation
In this lesson students will enjoy different activities focusing on how animals adapt to their environments. They will begin by researching two animals, their environment, and the ways the animals adapt to this environment. In small groups students will invent a new animal, including its environment and adaptations. Using presentation software, students will introduce their new animals to the class.
Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (4) 5:
Title: Writing Poetry Like Pros
This unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, utilizes poetry to serve as the inspiration for some terrific writing. Using poems available through EDSITEment resources, educators can make poetry an exciting teaching and learning tool in the classroom.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 21:
Title: Powerful Writing: Description in Creating Monster Trading Cards
Students create their own monster trading cards using '' powerful,'' vivid language to describe their creatures.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 42:
Title: Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script
Lights! Camera! Action! In this lesson, students view a scene with no dialogue from E.T., write a script for that scene, and perform a dramatic reading while the scene plays.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 36:
Title: Developing Inferential Comprehension Through DL-TA and Discussion Webs
Students will love unwrapping this lesson about before, during, and after reading activities based on Margaree King Mitchell's book, Grandaddy's Gift.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 37:
Title: The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?
In this unit of five EDSITEment lessons, students investigate the purposes of the U.S. Constitution, as identified in the Preamble to the Constitution. They also study fundamental values and principles as they are expressed in the Preamble.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 35:
Title: 'Leap, plashless'': Emily Dickinson and Poetic Imagination
In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students read and explore one of Emily Dickinson's nature poems, A Bird came down the Walk--through interaction with other art forms. First, they listen to clips of a hymn to help them hear Dickinson's meter. Then, they view 19th-century bird images and describe what they see, just as a poet would. They observe how a poet plays with language and imagery to create a scene by acting out verse lines. Finally, they write a brief poem of their own, using what they have learned and their own observations.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 37:
Title: Digital Storytelling
Tellagami Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (3) 36:
Title: Educreating and Recreating: A Setting In A Story
Educreations Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (3) 35:
Title: April is National Poetry Month!
Students are assigned to be '' poets of the day'' and are provided several models to create, illustrate, and present their different poems to the class.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 29: