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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 lesson, which addresses comparing and contrasting details, making generalizations and inferences, and cause and effect. Pupils answer questions about maps, weather, and details about shells.
1st English Language Development 9 Views 91 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Family Time
Weathering both family dynamics and sudden storms are the main topics of these three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Brothers and Sisters," "Jalapeno Bagels," "Carousel," and "Thunder Cake"). Practice generalizing and sequencing events as you read about siblings, baking, and thunder.
2nd English Language Development 3 Views 51 Downloads
ELD Lesson Planner: Growing Up
Three coming-of-age Houghton-Mifflin stories (an excerpt from Where the Red Fern Grows, as well as "Last Summer with Maizon," and "The Challenge") show your ELD pupils the trials and tribulations of growing up. Differentiated sentence frames incorporate vocabulary and conventions, as well as practicing literary skills from ELD standards.
6th English Language Development 6 Views 35 Downloads
Early Explorers WebQuest
Students use the Canadian Atlas online to gather information on the early explorers and settlers of Canada. Individually, they complete a WebQuest to extract information from maps to make generalizations about early settlement patterns. They also describe how the physical geography of Canada influenced where populations settled.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 34 Downloads
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, and and increasingly independent writing activities.
3rd English Language Development 27 Views 42 Downloads
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 using note cards, visual organizers, and multimedia software.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Early Explorers Web Quest
Students use the Canadian atlas online to research early explorers and settlers in Canada. They also complete a Web Quest to gather information from maps. They make generalizations about the early settlement patterns as well.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Climate and Vegetation in Southeast Asia and Oceania
In this climate worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer to make generalizations about tropical climates in Southeast Asia and Oceania, then they fill in a chart comparing the moderate and desert climates of that region.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
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 craft an analysis of the picture.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable