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Grade 3 Literacy in Science: Animal Adaptations
I've always feel that the best lessons or units are ones that employ multiple content areas as a way to foster a complete topical understanding. Third graders research and study animal adaptations and then use their findings to write narratives that include scientific criterion.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 247 Views 319 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Valentine’s Day Unit: Writing & Literacy Center Activities
Students participate in Valentine's Day writing and literacy center activities. In this writing and literacy lesson, students develop Valentine's Day journals using recycled cards and small blank sheets of paper. They write sentences using the messages from "conversation hearts" and play a matching message game.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Eighth graders examine American voting rights. In this suffrage lesson, 8th graders analyze excerpts from the Alabama Literacy Test that was used in 1965 to limit African American voting. Students read the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments prior to discussing the issue of voting rights.
8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.5: Structure of an Argument
Imagine a cross-curricular project that not only rewards learners for examining the textbooks used in their other classes but builds literacy skills as well! Groups compare the formats and writing style in their various textbooks. Teams then select one text and craft an additional page in that format.
11th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Critical Literacy in the 21st Century
Listen to Sitti's Secrets and have your class discuss their opinions about Arab families. They will become familiar with the Palestinian /Arabic Culture through a critical literacy focus. Young scholars will write a persuasive letter on their opinion about the Arabic culture.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Smart Board Literacy Center
Students practice spelling their names. For this technology and early emergent literacy lesson, students locate the letters in their name among a cluster of letters on the Smart board, then click and drag each letter to the other side of the document to spell their name.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Improving Literacy in the Biology Classroom via Genetic Disorders
Young scholars read, write and reflect on Science articles, this approach will promote both literacy and critical thinking skills. Critical thinking skills learned in the science classroom from these activities will impact students in many ways and help them make choices about issues they will confront in their daily lives.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 33 Downloads
Prefix Game and Associated Worksheets
Help learners grasp prefixes, antonyms, and spelling rules with this engaging game and the related worksheets. All directions and materials are included to give kids a variety of opportunities to interact with the prefixes mis-, dis-, un-, and il- along with several others.
4th - 12th English Language Development 85 Views 731 Downloads
My Personal Wellness
Merge technology and wellness. Class members complete inquiry-based research on a personal wellness issue and create an annotated bibliography, uploading their completed work to their personal wellness websites. Prior to beginning, your class should have their own sites set up so they can upload and share their work.
9th Health 32 Views 31 Downloads