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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 46 Views 96 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 34 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, 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
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
Big Block of Chocolate
Students 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?
Young scholars 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
Partners practice reading fluency by reciting these sentence strips to each other with proper expression and intonation. There are 14 sentences provided, each from familiar stories your learners will likely recall. Partner A chooses a strip at random and reads it, first silently then aloud with expression.
K - 2nd Language Arts 9 Views 38 Downloads
Introduce Word-Form Recognition
Sound out sight words using these word cards and word-form recognition strategies. As you point to each word, scholars sound out the letters silently instead of segmenting the sounds aloud. Show them how you do this by mouthing the sounds before saying the entire word aloud.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Arthur's New Puppy (Brown)
Learn new words as you read Marc Brown's story, Arthur's New Puppy. This is focused as a vocabulary-in-context activity (though this strategy could be used with any book and set of words). Introduce the new words you will focus on: active, astound, and disappear.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: Clifford the Big Red Dog (Bridwell)
Clifford the Big Red Dog is here to introduce some new vocabulary terms in context to young readers. Although this activity is designed around Norman Bridwell's picture book, the strategies are applicable for any text. Introduce the new words before reading the story aloud (you'll find guidance here for habit and perfect), asking kids to raise their hands when they hear one of these words.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Lights, Camera, and Action!
These activities center around acting out a play to help create fluent readers who use expression and emotion. As readers work through the play the first time, they also practice decoding strategies. In small groups of four, they then rehearse the play as the teacher walks around to assess using an expression checklist (which is not included but could easily be created).
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads