Ira Sleeps Over Teacher Resources
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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...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each lesson plan features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Applying Character and Setting to Play Readings
Read Ira Sleeps Over, then identify elements of plays that are also common to books. Learners analyze character and setting, consider how these elements relate to a play, then write a one-paragraph skit using the characters from Ira...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Teach21 Lesson: Choices and Consequences, Lesson 2/18
Isn't it ironic? Review the meaning of irony in this lesson with the help of O. Henry's "Gift of the Magi," as well as a list of picture books with ironic ideas. Students explore the choices made by the characters and write a modern...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Ira Sleeps Over
Students read Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the ideas presented in the story. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing, social studies, and library...
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!
It's time to assign persuasive writing! With this outline, young writers create persuasive paragraphs. To start, the class listens to Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber and discusses whether or not Ira should bring his teddy bear to a...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Library Skills and Literature
The library is such a valuable resource for kids of all ages. Help elementary readers learn all about parts of the library, text features for both fiction and nonfiction text, and different ways to find books that they want to read.
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Who Am I? - Courage - Facing the Dragons
Students participate in a class discussion about sleep, dreams, and nightmares while discussing the importance of courage. Students listen to a teacher read story while thinking about the ways in which they prepare to get rest. ...
K - 1st Social Studies & History
A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Whether new to teaching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or an experienced pro, you’ll find useful resources in this teacher’s guide. The 40-page packet includes background information, historical context, an annotated list of...
10th - 12th English Language Arts