An activity combining language and science to encourage students to think about the night sky to help them write a poem related to astronomy.
This lesson plan promotes the use of written and spoken academic language by multilingual students. It is based on secondary standards. It uses filmmaking to bring writing and speaking together while focusing on academic langauge. Photo by Jeswin Thomas on Unsplash
In this social studies skill builder, students will learn about the life and death of Anne Frank. Students will be able to recognize what it means to empathize with the experience of others after reading about Anne Frank's life. This skill builder is most appropriate for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. It is estimated this lesson will take about 15-25 minutes to complete. Through virtual field trips, class collaboration, and independent practice, students use reading comprehension and observation skills to learn about Anne Frank and her family's life before and during World War II. They will also learn about the trials and hardships the Jewish people faced and the importance of empathizing with others.
Thumbnail: screenshot of Nearpod lesson by Christina Nelson 7/27/2022
Students will have the opportunity to write a personal narrative which they will turn into a storyboard to make a digial story. Image citation: https://unsplash.com/photos/Z5JJifMtbCo