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Reading for Information
What should readers do to prepare for reading an informational text? What should they do during their reading? What should they do after completing such a text? Introduce your pupils to reading strategies and techniques to gain meaning from text.
8th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 108 Downloads
How Much Screen Time?
Conduct original research with a social survey about television viewing time. Sixth graders take notes about television viewing and then come up with at least three hypotheses to test with their surveys. The plan calls for collaboration between the sixth and eighth graders; however, if this is not possible, the work could be completed by either grade.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
This lesson leaves a lot to the imagination, so think twice before clicking go. Your class can choose and animal to research on the Internet. They use three informational articles to gather information, identify important details, compare and contrast, and to draw conclusions.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads
“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Reading
Reading is an important part of fourth grade curriculum and the Common Core standards. Help your learners comprehend exactly what they are learning about reading with a checklist. Each of the standards is represented and simplified slightly.
4th Language Arts 26 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Way with Words
How do facts and opinions impact the news? After reading "How to Cover a War" from the New York Times, middle schoolers evaluate the claims in the article. They also consider the media's responsibilities in reporting during wartime.
6th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 255 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Drawing Conclusions and Comparing/Contrasting - The Everglades
Young scholars complete activities to compare, contrast, and draw conclusions for a instructional activity about the Florida Everglades. In this drawing conclusions instructional activity, students watch videos about a scientists study of pig frogs that live in the Florida Everglades and complete a note taking worksheet.
5th - 9th Science 36 Views 159 Downloads
Drawing Conclusions: Polka Town, U.S.A.
Students draw conclusions based on a video they watch about towns that thrive on Polka music. In this drawing conclusions lesson plan, students discuss the conclusions with each other based on the implied information they see in the video.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 64 Downloads
Explicit Information versus Drawing Conclusions
Fourth graders read a comprehension passage and answer short answer questions and then identify their answers as explicit information or drawing conclusions. In this comprehension lesson plan, 4th graders do this as a whole and individuals.
4th Language Arts 17 Views 53 Downloads
The Summary: A Brief Edition
Sixth graders review organizational elements of informational text to locate important ideas. They enhance their skills by writing a simple citation, and evaluate one another's summaries for effectiveness. Several worksheets are included to help your writers create their summary, but the Transition Words and Phrases page is especially helpful.
6th Language Arts 22 Views 196 Downloads
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
Citizens For and Against the War of 1812
Use this exceptional resource to examine the discourse and debate that occurred at the start of the War of 1812 with your class. Learners will first consider their own position on the war in a silent journal writing activity. Then after consulting primary source documents through guided instruction, independent practice, and working in pairs, your class will come together to summarize source material and construct an informed argument on the issue.
8th Social Studies & History 48 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik town hall meeting.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 109 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Drawing Conclusions-Miss Navajo
Middle schoolers practice the higher order thinking skill of drawing conclusions. In this language lesson, students use the Miss Navajo pageant to discuss the role of language in selecting a winner. They view portions of the pageant, and try to draw conclusions about the effect of the language portion on the overall outcome of the pageant.
6th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 17 Downloads
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 107 Views 95 Downloads
Active Reading with American History
Explore connections within and between informational texts with this lesson about encyclopedia articles. Middle schoolers write encyclopedia articles focusing on topics in American history. They discuss how to determine credibility online, practice fact checking, assess their own ability to read actively and skeptically, and write memos that educate others on how to do so.
5th - 12th Language Arts 35 Views 380 Downloads
Guided Reading with Elizabeti's Doll
Practice reading strategies using Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen. Readers utilize decoding and comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading the story. A detailed list of text features, high frequency words, possible related phonics skills, and comprehension questions are included.
K - 2nd Language Arts 48 Views 671 Downloads
The Fabric of History
African-American history is an integral part of what America is. Learners examine important events, read informational texts, and create quilts depicting specific eras in African-American history. Each image created for the quilt will be followed by a written explanation of its significance.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 127 Downloads
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 6 Downloads
Draw Conclusions: Stars and Stripes
In this "draw conclusions" worksheet, students read a short selection on the American flag, then fill in a graphic organizer to help draw conclusions. Students complete another organizer for another important event in American history they know about.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 21 Views 161 Downloads
Body Mass Index (BMI)
How do you calculate your Body Mass Index, and why is this information a valuable indicator of health? Your class members will discover not only what BMI is and practice calculating it using the height and weight of six fictitious individuals, but in the process they will also learn valuable skills of interpreting information, analyzing data, and drawing conclusions based on evidence.
3rd - 8th Science 77 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable