Making Generalizations Teacher Resources
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ELD Lesson Planner: Home Sweet Home
Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Moving Day," "Me on the Map," and "The Kite") guide this instructional activity, which addresses comparing and contrasting details, making generalizations and inferences, and cause and effect. Pupils...
1st English Language Arts
ELD Lesson Planner: Smart Solution
Access your beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners' needs with this thorough lesson plan. The Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Pepita Talks Twice," "Poppa's New Pants," and "Ramona Quimby, Age 8") address vocabulary, grammatical forms,...
3rd English Language Arts
Famous People During the Civil War
Fifth graders identify causes, key events, and effects of Civil War, develop skills for historical, geographical, and cultural analysis in making generalizations about events and life in United States after 1860, and create presentations...
5th Social Studies & History
Photographs as History
Imagine being a war photographer embedded in World War I. How do you see your role? How might your photos influence that study of the war? Of history? Class members select a photograph, adopt the perspective of the photographer, and...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Newspaper Article
Have your class participate in an interview activity using an informational text about the Amazon. After reading a Cultural Connections story about a person from the Amazon, middle schoolers write interview questions based on the text....
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Avoid Mushy Writing: Be Specific
Replacing, bland, inexact generalizations with specific statement and precise information is the focus of a activity that models how to transform general statements into specific ones. After examining four models, learners have an...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Basic English Grammar: Count and Mass Nouns
Provide your class with a review of count and noncount nouns. With a 60-slide presentation, learners discuss count vs. noncount nouns, the use of an and a, and common words used to describe an amount. This is a comprehensive and visually...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts