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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 different.
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Text to Self Connections
Students 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 English Language Arts
Ira Sleeps Over (part 2)
Second graders read a book. In this making predictions and reading comprehension lesson, 2nd graders read Ira Sleeps Over, make predictions about what will happen next, make inferences, answer comprehension questions, and write about something they use as a security blanket.
2nd English Language Arts
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 Sleeps Over.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
What I Like About You
Students answer questions about friendship and listen to the book, Ira Sleeps Over. Students participate in a class discussion about the friendship in the book, real life friendships, and the importance of friendships. Next, students give a compliment to each student in the class by speaking into the microphone at the computer that the teacher has set up.
K - 1st English Language Arts
Ira Sleeps Over: Part 1
Learners complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Ira Sleeps Over part 1. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
2nd - 3rd English Language 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 story using O.
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 connections.
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 sleepover.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
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. Individuals are invited to share personal experiences with difficulty sleeping and nightmares.
K - 1st Social Studies & History
Introduce young learners to the conscious process of making decisions. Guide them through a scenario where a boy is going to a sleepover and is trying to decide whether to take his teddy bear or not. Use the included worksheet to write some positives and some negatives regarding the situation.
K - 2nd Health
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 characters, a synopsis of the novel, discussion questions, a list of significant quotations, and activities for each block of chapters, writing prompts, and a detailed list of group and individual project ideas.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Strategies for Success
Students share opinions about common bad habits, read about behavior economics by reading and discussing article "Your Plate Is Bigger Than Your Stomach," identify goals and strategies designed to improve negative behaviors, and test strategies and reflect on their experiences in their journals.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Main Idea
The main idea of this resource is that you should take a look if you're planning to teach main ideas in your class! Cover just about everything you need to know about main ideas with a packet of materials that includes information and exercises.
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Salvaged Pages: Writing as a Response to Literature
High schoolers discuss the topic of the Holocaust. Before reading and discussing Elie Wiesel's "Night", they complete an activity giving them a different perspective on the event. They read diaries and journal entries of children and write a response to one of the pieces.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Wemberly Worried Lesson Plan
Students read a book and explore the feelings of the main character during a book talk. In this lesson about the book Wemberly Worried, students listen as the teacher reads, recall events from the story as teachers lists them on a piece of chart paper.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts