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ALEX Lesson Plans  
Subject: Arts Education (3 - 5)
Title: Keep Talking!
Description: This activity energizes students and enables students to practice listening and speaking.  Students will use improvisational skills to speak on any given topic for one minute without stopping.  This activity will enhance students' ability to think quickly on their feet, improve their social skills, and prepare them for play script writing  


Subject: Arts Education (4 - 5)
Title: Get Yourself in Order!  
Description: Students identify events that form a sequence and demonstrate this by showing the steps in a common task.  The students will improvise in front of their  peers who will attempt to identify the tasks they are improvising.  Students will use personal experience and imagination to perform their improvisations.


Thinkfinity Lesson Plans  
Subject: Language Arts
Title: Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script      Add Bookmark
Description: 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.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 3,4,5



Subject: Language Arts
Title: Composing Cinquain Poems with Basic Parts of Speech      Add Bookmark
Description: Reinforce student understanding of parts of speech through the analysis of sample cinquain poems followed by the creation of original cinquains.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 3,4,5



Subject: Language Arts
Title: Get the Reel Scoop: Comparing Books to Movies      Add Bookmark
Description: Students compare a book to its film adaptation, and then perform readers theater of a scene from the book that they feel was not well represented in the movie version.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 3,4,5