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Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Midnight Visitor
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Midnight Visitor. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
An Encyclopedia of Animals
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book An Encyclopedia of Animals. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads
The Civil Rights Movement Encyclopedia
Students conduct research on the Civil Rights Movement and participants in order to create an encyclopedia with alphabetical articles about some of the leaders and the ordinary people who made a difference in the movement. The articles for the encyclopedia are written so first-graders are able to read and understand.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 44 Views 96 Downloads
Encyclopedia Research and WWI
Middle schoolers research World War I. In this library media lesson plan, students use several resources, including encyclopedias, to find out facts about World War I. Middle schoolers locate at least two encyclopedia articles and compare the information they find in both resources.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Using an Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt
Students practice finding topics within an encyclopedia while reinforcing facts learned in the classroom curriculum. They conduct an encyclopedia scavenger hunt for topics and facts discussed in class and assess skills they need to promote research.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 10 Views 58 Downloads
Jan Brett Encyclopedia Lesson
Third graders develop encyclopedia skills to locate information. In this Jan Brett library activity, 3rd graders research animals in the encyclopedia and complete a worksheet on one animal. Students relate their work to the work of Jan Brett researching settings for her books.
3rd Language Arts 4 Views 66 Downloads
Second graders demonstrate how to use reference materials. In this library media lesson, 2nd graders are introduced to the encyclopedia and are shown how to use the encyclopedia as a reference. Students use encyclopedias to complete a worksheet.
2nd Language Arts 7 Views 77 Downloads
Information Location Mini-lesson: Encyclopedia Practice for Grades 3-5
Students examine print encyclopedias to research an assigned topic from the social studies curriculum. They choose the correct volume and find the specific information needed and complete bibliographic information on a worksheet.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 33 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 23 Views 371 Downloads
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some structural hints are included for each of the six formats.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 177 Downloads
Lesson 3: Encyclopedias
After being introduced to non-fiction texts, second graders meet a different type of non-fiction text that can help them locate factual information. They discuss and examine all of the features found in typical encyclopedias such as, guide words, alphabetical organization, subject and topics.
2nd Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed