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Define Plot Elements of a Fictional Narrative
If your pupils are studying plot development, consider taking a look at this resource. The video models a read-aloud of a series of passages that reflect the rising action, climax, and resolution of "The Story of Arachne, Nature's Weaver." After reading, the narrator charts each virtual sticky note on a plot development chart.
5 mins 7th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Grow Ideas About Character Traits
What do a character's thoughts, words, and actions tell the reader? The video, which is based on "The Story of Arachne, Nature's Weaver," examines the thoughts, words, and actions of Arachne. The narrator clearly models how to take information from the text and translate it into character traits and more complex analysis.
5 mins 7th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Developing Expression and Fluency Through Recognition of Punctuation : Reading Comprehension, Oral Reading, Grammar
Why do we use punctuation marks? Start the class by reading a short passage aloud, using correct punctuation. Then, hand out a copy of the passage to each child and have them find the punctuation marks. After studying the punctuation marks as a class, have the group read the passage together, practicing fluency.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 18 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Developing Expression and Fluency through Recognition of Punctuation
Practice reading with expression and fluency by recognizing the importance of punctuation. The class listens to the teacher read a passage aloud using proper expression. They identify the types of punctuation in the passage and discuss the proper expression of each punctuation mark.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Give Me Some Expression!
Work to improve oral expression while reading aloud. Young scholars read sentence strips, changing their volume, speed, and tone to match what is written, making the sentence more meaningful. They read an entire story with a partner who uses a checklist to evaluate their use of expression.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
All Together Now: Collaborations in Poetry Writing
Have your elementary learners listen to poems for rhythm and rhyming, and then work together to write one line of a poem. They will complete a practice worksheet for rhythm and rhyming before writing their original poem. This is a great way to promote poetry appreciation in your pupils.
Pre-K - 5th Language Arts 154 Views 620 Downloads
Transportation and Environmental Sustainability
After listening to the book, We All Go Traveling By, 1st graders discuss different modes of transportation that they see out in the world, and the environmental impacts of each one. Kids work together to create a list of the types of transportation, then complete a worksheet that has them list the one that are "More Environmentally Friendly," and "Less Environmentally Friendly.
1st Language Arts 14 Views 22 Downloads
Learners will create a list of short vowel sound words and participate in computer phonics activities to practice. They will read an interactive storybook online. Next, they will complete words in order to better understand short vowel sounds.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 33 Views 170 Downloads
Enjoying the Adventure
Learners read aloud and perform a simplified version of Mark Twain's novel The Prince and the Pauper. They watch a video version of the novel and then analyze, compare, and contrast characters. Each person also writes letters to a character from the point of view of another character and then creates a new ending to the play.
5th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 115 Downloads
NASA Plans Moon Base
Students react to statements about the moon, then read a news article about NASA's plans to build a permanent base on the moon. In this space science and current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 29 Views 123 Downloads
Read to Learn
Students explore the concept of community helpers. For this community helper lesson, students brainstorm the community helpers in their neighborhood after reading a book about jobs in the community. Students then host a community helper day in which parents/volunteers from the community come in to share what they do and why their job is important.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 19 Views 75 Downloads
Baby Elephant Orphans Get New Home, Families
Students react to a series of statements about elephants, then read a news article about how workers at an elephant orphanage are working to return the animals to the wild. In the animal studies and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a class vote and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Science 3 Views 24 Downloads
Do You Want to Be My Friend?
Learners participate in a variety of emergent and early-literacy activities based on a "friendship" theme. Students listen to the book Do You Want to Be My Friend by Eric Carle, then echo read, choral read, and independently read sections of the book daily throughout the week.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 211 Downloads
Holes Match 'Em Up Challenge
Upper graders read the book Holes as a class or by themselves. In groups, they identify symbols and discuss how they are connected among the many plots in the story. They create a timeline in which they sequence the main events to end the lesson.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 19 Views 78 Downloads