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Students draw conclusions about literature. In this drawing conclusions lesson, students read a passage and choose details that assist in drawing conclusions. Students discuss what can be inferred from the passage to draw a conclusion about the passage.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 51 Downloads
Help youngsters make connections between two different texts. They read two stories about the same character, Ira Sleeps Over and Ira Says Goodbye. They discuss how the character of Ira acts in each of the stories, how he is the same or different.
2nd Language Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson: Possible Perspectives
Visual art is the inspiration for a creative writing activity focused on having learners write from different perspectives. They analyze the image Yellow Rain Jacket, picking out details to help their storytelling. They use the details to draw conclusions about the horse and rider, then write a story from a unique perspective.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 28 Downloads
Things Aren't Always What They Seem
Students use video and the Internet to make predictions, draw conclusions, determine conflict and point of view while reading a short story. In this short story analysis instructional activity, students watch a related video and complete a prediction activity.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 35 Downloads
Students use a model to conduct an experiment involving dam construction. Based on their observations, they draw conclusions about social, economic, and and environmental issues and make a decision concerning dam location. As a group, students use clay and water to test possible site locations for a dam on a model, keeping a record of the trials.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students draw conclusions from the short story Ssssssilent Hunter and listen to the clues to find out what animal is being described. In this drawing conclusions lesson plan, students explain why they think the animal is what they concluded.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 28 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inferring - It's in the Text!
With their teachers guidance students will use the story "Out of the Blue" to make character inferences. They use the Inspiration program to make a bubble map that shows the words from the text that lead them to a particular inference. This is a good way to help visual learners conceptualize the inference process.
4th Language Arts 11 Views 59 Downloads
Text to Self Connections
Young scholars read the story Ira Sleeps Over and write something about the end of the story that they have a connection with in their own life. In this text to self lesson plan, students look for something that helps them relate to the story better.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 9 Views 37 Downloads
The Impact of Violent Images
Should newspapers and broadcast news programs show images of violence, destruction, and death? Challenge your class to join the debate. After reading and discussing the New York Times article, “Breaking a Taboo, Editors Turn to Images of Death,” each class member is given an article and an accompanying emotionally charged photograph.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 286 Downloads
Identifying Missing Words
How do you figure out the meaning of a word you don't know? Young readers develop skills to identifying missing words in a story using context clues. Picture clues are used to identify covered words in the story I Can’t Get My Turtle to Move.
K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sarah Green Probate Record
The proof is in the probate record. Much can be learned about history by investigating old, primary source documents. Class members hone their detective skills by examing the 1759 probate record of Sarah Green. Who was this lady? Was she relatively wealthy?
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Lesson 3: Identifying Clues to Help Solve a Mystery
In this reading comprehension lesson, 6th graders read the novel, The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. Students practice exploring the process of drawing conclusions from details to solve a mystery. Students interact with a Clue Tracker worksheet.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 51 Downloads
Students complete a worksheet. In this author's opinion lesson, students learn how to determine an author's opinion when it is not explicitly stated in the text. Students answer fact and opinion questions and use them to draw conclusions about the author's opinion.
5th - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 59 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Problem Solvers
Using four Houghton-Mifflin stories ("My Name is Maria Isabel," "Marven of the Great North Woods," "The Last Dragon," and "Sing to the Stars"), fourth-grade English language learners practice literacy and grammar skills. Differentiated vocabulary lists and sentence frames help them to address the necessary standards at their appropriate skill level.
4th English Language Development 3 Views 59 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: New Frontiers
Take a trip to the stars with this lesson, which is based on four stories about space exploration ("The Adventures of Sojourner: The Mission to Mars that Thrilled the World," "Franklin R. Chang-Diaz," "Beneath Blue Winters," and "Out There").
6th English Language Development 3 Views 23 Downloads
Sixth graders determine a character's motive while reading a text. In this motive lesson plan, 6th graders discuss motivation and how that can impact a character's actions. Students read passages about suspects and try to solve a crime while reading the book, Sammy Keyes and The Hotel Thief.
6th Language Arts 10 Views 19 Downloads