This 50-90-min. lesson can be used as a Common Core (RI.xx-xx.4) mnemonics introductory lesson to the K.I.M. vocabulary acquisition strategy. This lesson will awaken your students to the power of mnemonics and improve their confidence in using visual learning techniques.
Without exageration this 1.5 day lesson will AMAZE your students with their abilities to learn and retain information. I get the same reaction/results every year and start the day with a smile when it cycles back around each year.
The lesson includes full modifiable instructions along with a diagnostic assessment and a final quiz assessment (answer keys included). If instructions are followed 90% of your students will score at least a 90% by the end of the day/final quiz.
There is no prep involved outside of printing off copies of the materials included. It can be used as a dual learning targeted lesson for a US History Civil War unit or in any course above the 4th-grade level to teach the concept of mnemonics.
For less than the price of a pumpkin-spiced latte you can download this 1.5 day lesson for a day that you are in a rush or for your emergency sub contingencies.