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Close Reading of Nasreen's Secret School: How Do People Access Books in Afghanistan?
Third graders continue to practice the close reading skills of capturing the gist and reading again for important details in the sixth lesson in a larger unit. This is a great beginning-of-the-year unit for establishing visible thinking routines and norms in the classroom.
3rd Language Arts 36 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Close Reading of The Boy Who Loved Words: How Do People Build Their Word Power?
Third graders practice the skills of identifying the main message in a story, describing the main character, and sorting the key details of a story into specific categories. The story they read is, The Boy Who Loved Words. Using a guiding worksheet embedded in the plan, pupils read specific excerpts from the book, then get together as a class to discuss their meaning.
3rd Language Arts 113 Views 237 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Close Reading of Waiting for the Biblioburro: Finding the Main Message and Taking Notes
Expose your class to Waiting for the Biblioburro, narrative nonfiction that will act as the bridge between ficiton and informational texts to come. Class members do a close reading of the text, looking at excerpts instead of the whole text to make it more manageable.
3rd Language Arts 39 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Purposes of Reading Fiction and Nonfiction
How does the purpose of a fiction book differ from the purpose on a non-fiction text? Model for your young readers a scenario in which each kind of book might be useful or fun to read and show examples of each genre. A list of suggested fiction and non-fiction books on the same topic is included as is an independent practice worsksheet.
1st Language Arts 48 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Reference Materials
The Incredible Book Eating Boy is an adorable story and a fun match for introducing reference materials elementary grades. If you do not have this book in your library, but do have access to a computer for presentation, a video read aloud is linked in additional materials.
2nd Language Arts 16 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant
Pets are like family! Youngsters explore the death of a pet. In this read aloud bibliotherapeutic lesson plan, they listen to the book Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant. They make self to text connections and share experiences they have had with a death of a pet, and then draw a picture of what a dog heaven would look like.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Questions are an essential component of reading comprehension; not just answering them, but asking them as well. This activity starts by introducing young readers to the difference between literal questions and inferential questions, which require the use of prior knowledge.
7 mins K - 3rd Language Arts 44 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Race into Fluency!
Elementary learners practice reading short passages to increase their fluency. They work in pairs to do repeated readings of Jane and Babe, recording their times. They switch roles and time one another in an effort to decrease the amount of time needed to read the passage, recording their scores on charts.
1st - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 168 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer, Part 1: The Iroquois: A Six Nations Confederacy
Fourth graders tackle the close reading skill of learning how to find the main idea and details within informational text. A graphic organizer is provided to help learners navigate taking note-taking skills with the book, The Iroquois: A Six Nations Confederacy.
4th Language Arts 29 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Capturing Main Ideas and Details: How Life is Changing for The Iroquois
“What were some of the good changes that the Europeans brought to the Iroquois?” “What were some of the difficult changes the Europeans brought to the Iroquois?” Learners use details from The Iroquois to identify the main idea of a text and to draw inferences using specific details from the text.
4th Language Arts 70 Views 129 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Over in the Meadow Lesson Plan
Get young learners on their feet and moving around with this fun activity for the children's book Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats. During an initial reading of the story, the teacher stops and introduces students to a series of movements that correspond to specific pages in the story.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 12 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Big Block of Chocolate
Learners read the book Big Block of Chocolate and complete language arts activities associated with it. In this language arts lesson plan, students read the book as a read aloud or shared reading, and can compete writing, reading, analyzing, and comprehension activities.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
What is your role?
Students read a read aloud about someone being victimized and discuss what a victim is, a bystander, and an ally. In this role lesson plan, students compare the roles of what each character in the story did and what role they would like to have.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Reading Poems Aloud: Sound and Meaning
Poems are meant to be read aloud, so why not spend a whole class on poetry reading? This resource offers ideas and a basic outline for a poetry reading activity, as well as a list of suggested poems to read. The resource suggests that several individuals read the same poem one at at time and without hearing the other readers' versions.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 14 Downloads
Students are introduced to various types of folk tales. During a read-aloud, they predict what they believe is going to happen next and practice following the story line. To end the lesson, they answer comprehension questions and complete various activities related to the story.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Young elementary learners develop expression while reading. They listen as the teacher demonstrates expression when reading aloud. Individual learners read with a partner and practice using expression in their reading. When their partner reads, they fill out an evaluation on their partner's reading.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Partners help each other with reading fluency using these phrase flashcards! There are 48 short phrases provided here, and learners take turns reading them aloud. They have one minute to read as many correctly as they can while their partner sorts the cards into a yes or no pile.
K - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 14 Downloads