Serial Podcast Season One by Sarah Koenig is a fantastic way to teach literary nonfiction, rhetoric, and bias using real-world examples. This podcast is so engaging that even your most reluctant students will be enthralled with the true crime content! This Serial unit plan will provide you with literary nonfiction activities that help students analyze the production of the podcast, discuss bias from multiple angles, examine rhetoric from a real-world perspective, and so much more. All of these S
*Also available digitally in GOOGLE SLIDES!Using or thinking about using podcasts in your classroom? Podcasts have become very popular this past year for adults, so why not get our students listening, too?! Podcasts are perfect for helping our students with their listening comprehension, and the best part is there are tons of podcasts available that are extremely high interest and will spark your students attention!In this resource you will find:Several podcast center signs/designs to choose fro
The Six Minutes Podcast has been such a game changer for my class! The engagement and interest level is so high from episode to episode. Listen to the podcast whole group, in stations, or offer as an early finisher task in your classroom and let your students share out and showcase their knowledge in a creative way! You have three different formats to choose from including paper, digital, and video discussion scripts.WHAT’S INCLUDED-3 STYLES YOU CAN USE WITH STUDENTS-(THE ACTIVITIES ARE THE SAME
Looking for a fun, no-prep activity for your Language Arts class after state testing? Your students will LOVE the podcast "The Creeping Hour", and you'll love these companion sheets! These five terrifying tales make the perfect activity to wrap up state testing! Digital & printable versions are included.Check out the PREVIEW for more information!Here's the scoop: The Creeping Hour has a 5-episode podcast that tells scary stories in 15 minutes or less.So how do you use it in the classroom? Wi
Students need to be able to sit and listen to a passage or short audio program, take notes, recall information, and then answer critical thinking questions about the material. To help prepare students for online learning, I’ve scoured the internet to find high-interest, school-appropriate podcasts that fit within one class period.In this bundle of five Listen & Learn activities, students will listen to a podcast (runtime for each episode is between 15 and 28 minutes) focused on a variety of
These podcast listening worksheets will keep your students engaged while listening to podcasts while also helping you address standards with podcasts! Using podcasts in the classroom is growing more and more popular as the media itself continues to thrive. There are so many educational podcasts out there that you can find plenty of offerings to pair nicely with your standards and curriculum!Since surveys show that most people multitask while listening to podcasts, I found that my students natura
Mars Patel Podcast Listening Comprehension Unit | PDF and Digital Formats: Use this engaging podcast to keep students engaged while learning about literary elements, literary devices and practising their reading comprehension skills. This complete "novel" study unit contains: 200+ Pages of ResourcesDetailed Lesson Plans Graphic OrganizersAnchor ChartsReading Comprehension QuestionsIndividual PDFs for Google Drive Google Slides for 1:1 SchoolsSelf-Marking Google Forms QuizzesTeacher GuideUnit Ou
Great for distance education. Upload the handouts and students can follow along as they listen at home. Updated!!!Now includes how to create your own evidence board!This is an entire Unit Plan for the Serial Podcast by This American Life. Included in this bundle is:1. Overview of goals and outline of plan for each episode 2. Handouts and answer keys for Episodes 1-123. Assessments including: - Episode 1-5 quiz with key and outline - Unit Test with key and outline - Fishbowl
Podcast listening worksheets, podcast unit inspiration, podcast tastings, podcasts in the classroom EVERYTHING! This podcast BUNDLE has it all!⭐ My best seller- Podcast listening worksheets and coloring pages⭐ My new favorite - Digital podcast worksheets⭐My creative offering - Podcast tasting menu template and podcast sampling⭐BONUS- Seasonal podcast coloring pagesIf you want to start tapping into the engaging new media for the classroom, this podcast bundle has everything you need and more!Revi
Ready for a great PBL unit that works across scenarios, requires only free digital texts, and is easy to implement? You're ready for your students to dive into podcasting! Podcasting is as an ideal 21st century medium for students to experiment with. Think of the skills of a podcaster - writing, editing, speaking, recording, interviewing, researching, and designing. With millions of podcast episodes in circulation, and media organizations, business figures, and celebrities starting pods left and
For real. No cheesy music, no bad acting, and no trick endings where everyone is okay and it was all just a big misunderstanding. Seriously, your students are going to love these and they have just the right amount of horror while still being appropriate for school.*I have recently updated to help make this more accessible for online/distance learning. Graphic organizers are set as page backgrounds in Google Slides so students can easily fill in their information using text boxes. Each podcast l
You've been asking, and I finally figured out a way to create notes for the AMAZING six minutes podcast! Because there are so many episodes, I have decided to make generic sheets that you can switch out. Since this is a podcast where they are constantly adding new episodes, I decided to make this a growing bundle that I will add resources as the podcast grows!INCLUDES-Digital version of Notes-8 sheets to take notes onGeneric who, what, when, where & whyCharacter tracker pageSketch it out Com
Need an engaging lesson to inspire your students to write descriptive narratives? This lesson takes your students into a deep analysis of a mysterious podcast show. Why is this great for narrative inspiration you might ask? Students are forced to use their imagination for the characters, setting, conflict and more. Included:** Digital student responses added**•MAKING PREDICTIONS PAGES•AUTHOR'S MOOD•CHARACTER TRAITS•NOTE TAKING PAGES•RESPONSE QUESTIONS•DIGITAL RESPONSE PAGE•THEMES PAGE•DÉCOR PAG
Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available.
Featured by Mind/Shift,The Wall Street Journal andSlate.com, nearly 300 pages of teacher guides and printable student worksheets covering season 1, episodes 1-12 of the podcast "Serial."
This is a zip file of all 5 units marked at a 20% discount. If you'd like, you can download the units individually. Unit 1 is available here, Unit 2 here, Unit 3 here, Unit 4 here, and Unit 5 here
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Podcasts in the classroom are so fun and engaging! Have you jumped on the podcast train yet?! There are LOTS of benefits of using podcasts in your classroom with your students. Here are just a few:Student EngagementListening SkillsStudent IndependenceReflective ThinkingThese print and go brochures make it so easy to add some reflective thinking, reading skills, and writing to your students listening!Included:24 total response brochuresFictional and Nonfiction response brochures There are 12 POD
Need an engaging lesson to inspire your students to write descriptive narratives? This lesson takes your students into a deep analysis of a mysterious podcast show. Why is this great for narrative inspiration you might ask? Students are forced to use their imagination for the characters, setting, conflict and more.Included:Season 1,2 and 3 are included and have the following pages per Season **Digital Option for season 1,2 & 3**•MAKING PREDICTIONS PAGES•AUTHOR'S MOOD•CHARACTER TRAITS•NOTE TA
Are you trying to build listening skills in your classroom? Need something that kids are begging to do, and learning at the same time? Six-Minute Podcasts have been the answer to my classroom students. This practice stresses the importance of listening to a narrative text and answering questions relevant to the passage. Diligence has been given to craft questions tailored in such a way that they are very similar to the state assessment test and address common core listening and literature st
Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. If you enjoy season 1, you might also enjoy season 2.
All Season 1 Serial units are now available. If you think you might use all 5 units, we recommend purchasing them as a bundle, and saving 20%. Click here for the Serial bundle, covering all 12 episodes.
Mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, ten full lessons of teacher guides and printable student worksheets covering season 1, episode 1 of the podcast "Serial." This
**JUST ADDED: DIGITAL VERSION ON GOOGLE SLIDES!** Do you listen to the Six Minutes podcast in your classroom? My students love it and this year I made it part of my Reader's Workshop. It's a fun and engaging way to get students to practice their listening and critical thinking skills. This starter pack includes comprehension questions for each episode. There are 2-4 questions per episode that ask students to recall information and analyze what they heard. The episode sheets target skills such as
This is a digital version of my Mars patel podcast study.This is designed specifically for google slides.Slides include:1. Access to hear each episode2. Response for each episode3. Activity for each episode
This "Create a Podcast" workbook and Google Slides™ activity is perfect for students to practice their written and oral communication skills. Students will learn about the purpose and elements of a podcast and complete a series of planning activities before writing a podcast of their own. Creating a podcast is a fun way for students to share their creativity and interests with their peers. The assignment can be easily adapted to fit your classroom’s unique needs.This resource includes both a dig
Whether you want to sneak in more poetry activities, challenge your students with dynamic text sets, or engage listeners with with podcast stories, this poetry and podcast pairing resource has you covered!Just hit play and watch students' minds get to work synthesizing nonfiction stories with classic poetry.You will get:⭐ 7 podcast and poetry pairings⭐ 7 corresponding podcast coloring pages⭐ Detailed answer keys for all❤️ This resource is perfect for sub plans or disruptive school days⚠️ All of
Are you trying to build listening skills in your classroom? Need something that kids are begging to do, and learning at the same time? Six-Minute Podcasts have been the answer to my classroom students. This practice stresses the importance of listening to a narrative text and answering questions relevant to the passage. Diligence has been given to craft questions tailored in such a way that they are very similar to the state assessment test and address common core listening and literature standa
In this bundle, you will find the top-selling crime units from Bespoke ELA! These include:The Infamous Criminals: A Research ProjectLizzie Borden: Infamous Murder Case Nonfiction Unit, Tone, Bias, PersuasionNonfiction: Tone and Bias in the Media Coverage of Jack the RipperSerial Podcast Season One Listening GuideThe topic of crime stories captivates people from all walks of life. Tapping into this fascination is a great way to capture student interest in order to target nonfiction reading and