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From fantasy novel studies to informational text lessons, we've collected materials for every genre in your curriculum.
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Listening to stories is not only enjoyable, it also helps children develop vocabulary and background knowledge, understand how to use intonation and emphasis, and strengthen their reading fluency. Play your students a selection of thousands of available audio books in different genres to improve their moods and their minds.
Pre-K - 5th Language Arts 29 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Studying Documentaries Like a Writer - Looking For Persuasive Techniques
Revisit the documentaries viewed in the previous lesson in this series in order to take a look at the persuasive techniques employed by the documentary creators. Small groups watch the films a second time, taking notes on two provided questions.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! 5th Grade Reading
This checklist combines all of the reading standards for the fifth grade, including reading literature, reading informational text, and reading foundational skills. Each standard is paraphrased and written in language that is more accessible to fifth graders.
5th Language Arts 21 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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K - 12th Classroom Support 11 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Lesson 4: The Judiciary: A Brief Introduction to the Courts System
Focusing on the judicial branch of government, the fourth lesson in this series explores the structure of the US courts system. Beginning with an engaging activity based on the short story The Lady or the Tiger, students go on to examine the different types of courts and the difference between civil and criminal law.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 27 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars orally tell different types of stories using the assistance of props. For more advanced students, stories may be told according to a specific genre, or the story may have to include a given condition, setting, situation or theme.
K - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 46 Downloads
Colorful Fall Fun
Students explore problem solving techniques. In this problem solving lesson, Students read Clifford's First Halloween and identify what Clifford did to solve his problem. Additional Fall activities are included using Clifford's First Autumn.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History 13 Views 66 Downloads
Fifth graders watch a video to learn about poetry genres. In this poetry lesson, 5th graders watch a video of a poem written over one hundred years ago. They participate in a Reader's Theatre experience of "Casey at the Bat." They work on fluency and rhythm while reading the poem.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Longfellow's "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere" are featured in this lesson. Slides provide information about the genre of poetry, sequencing, and graphic organizers. Seven words from the poem are defined and 17 guided reading questions based on the poem are included as well.
6th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 118 Downloads
Microsoft Access Lesson Plan
Third graders read children's literature during the school year and compile a list of books and genres in an Access database. They print out a report of all the different books and genres of they read over the whole school year.
3rd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 3 Downloads
Lesson 2: Fiction
What makes a book fiction or nonfiction? Kindergartners discover ways to find out if a book is real or made up. They examine a fictional picture book as a group and decide what clues help them decide. There is an independent worksheet included with this lesson.
K Language Arts 8 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Let's learn about bats! Those flying creatures of the night inspire a lesson about non-fiction books. They start by charting characteristics commonly found in informational texts, specifically charts, diagrams, and labels. They look at the diagrams in the text and use them to identify key pieces of information.
K Language Arts 17 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 3: Tells a Story
Kindergartners listen to a nursery rhyme and then tell the story in their own words (without rhyming). They practice as a class using Jack and Jill and then try Three Blind Mice on their own. The lesson includes a worksheet for the independent practice portion.
K Language Arts 11 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 1: Plot Problems
Add another characteristic to your class characteristics of fairy tales chart. First they discuss the concept of problems or conflicts found in most fairy tale plots then they practice identifying conflict as they read. They read the story Rumplestiltskin, determine what the main character's problem is, and how the problem can be solved.
1st Language Arts 13 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 3: Character Values
A value is something a person or character thinks is right or good; it's also a characteristic of a fairy tale. Learners discuss how fairy tale characters often have or exemplify a specific value. They compare the values found in The Three Little Pigs with those from the story Rumpelstiltskin.
1st Language Arts 13 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed