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The Polar Express is enjoyed the world over by children and adults of all ages and, after twenty-five years in publication, is still one of the most beloved and widely used books in classrooms across the country.
To help you share the magic of The Polar Express with your students, we have created a list of suggestions for using the book across the curriculum. See below for some ideas or use our more extensive discussion guide for extended activities, writing exercises, and ideas for group discussion.
Click here to download an extensive discussion guide for The Polar Express. Everything you need to use this holiday classic in your classroom is included. Ask children to imagine their own magical midnight train ride and write about what they see on their journey and what their final destination looks like.
As a class, go through the book and pick out all of the adjectives and list them on a large sheet of paper. Do the same for the verbs and nouns.
Read-Aloud As a way to begin using the book as the basis for a unit or simply as a treat for the children, host a Polar Express Party. Click here to download a complete party kit.
They can research and write a short report on the landscape, climate, and other characteristics of the North Pole Topics for Further Research.Teaching Twenty Years After.
The Twenty Years After lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles.
Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more.
Email: [email protected] Abstract "After Twenty Years" is a short story written by William Sydney Porter whose pen name is O.
Henry. He is the American master of surprise ending. In this particular story, two friends decide to meet after twenty years in New York wherever and whatever they will be.
(Also known as: Art on the Net) Join fellow artists in sharing art from the source, the artists themselves. We are Artists helping artists come online to the Internet and the WWWeb. PowerPoint on After Twenty Years by O.
Henry with before reading activities to preview the story vocabulary, highlights of the author's life, and the literary elements of .
After twenty-five years of writing about and practicing in the fields of international litigation and arbitration, there are changes in these areas that are worth commenting on. We focus here primarily on changes in international arbitration.
In , a good deal of our activities concerned claims of American companies before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal in The Hague, which was hearing claims.
“After Twenty Years” by O. Henry is a great story for students to read out loud! Read on to see how I teach this story, and print a free handout in the link below! In my classroom, I require my students to complete a close read of the first paragraph.