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Polar Express lesson plan 5th grade
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My grade level is planning a Language Arts lesson for the Polar Express between the book and movie, and we are looking for any ideas that anyone has done for this in the past. Thanks so much!


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http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/....shtml#guiding

http://www.educationworld.com/a_less...esson344.shtml
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Here is a math lesson
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for the Polar Express. You might want to include it with the language arts plans.
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Here's a jeopardy game that was in the weekly email from teachers pay teachers:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/P...eopardy-lesson
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Polar Express activities
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We do a unit the week we get out for Winter break--finishing with a Polar Express pajama party where we watch the movie, eat donuts and drink cocoa. A good language arts activity is to use the book for figurative language. We have mini lessons on different kinds of fig. lang. such as metaphors, similes, personification, etc. Then we do a "scavenger hunt" through the book to find examples of them. I then have the students write a few sentences about their own family traditions using figurative language.


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Thank you!
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Thanks for all of the ideas. Everything sounds wonderful
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