ALEX Lesson Plan Resources

ALEX Lesson Plans  
Subject: English Language Arts (5)
Title: People Things- The Power of Personification in Literature
Description: This lesson teaches personification as a form of figurative language. Students will be introduced to characters and objects in stories, poems, and a movie clip that possess human characteristics. This topic can be used as a stand-alone lesson or with a unit on figurative language.  

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (5), or English Language Arts (5), or Social Studies (5)
Title: Exploring Explorers
Description: Students will create a video in talk-show format about explorers from the 15th-17th centuries. They will utilize books, the Alabama Virtual Library, and the Internet for reference. Groups of students will answer who, what, when, where, and why questions and then use that information to write a script for the video.