Reading Charts and Diagrams Teacher Resources
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Plant Adaptations: Vascular Structures and Functions
Fifth graders observe vascular structures in plants. In this plant adaptations lesson, 5th graders examine the cross-section of a celery stalk and a pine tree. In groups, students compare the two cross-sections and are given information about what they observed.
Guided Reading: My Favorite Writer Judy Blume
Students use reading strategies to improve literacy. In this guided reading lesson, students read a biography with the teacher who helps them comprehend and work through the book.
Beginner 3: Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results
Uncover new or more relevant information with the filtering tools in the top navigation bar. First, show your class the tools and demonstrate how to use a few. Next, give class members some time to apply what they have learned. They can work individually or with others to create a guide that describes how to use filters with examples. After they have mastered filters, introduce your pupils to operators, symbols or words that a search site recognizes to narrow a search in a specific way. Learners can practice and add their new knowledge to their guide, or complete one of the other suggested assessments.
Weather Forecasting Basics
Eighth graders analyze weather diagrams and weather maps. In this earth science lesson, 8th graders explain why it is important to know the weather. They complete a handout at the end of the lesson.
Fourth graders explore the Erie Canal and probe the reasons for its construction, the key political leaders responsible for the canal, the characteristics of a canal worker's life, and how a lock works. This unit is divided into five lessons.
Compare and Contrast
Introduce Venn diagrams to your mid-elementary schoolers. While this plan uses stories from the Touchstone text, you could easily select two stories of your own. One of them should be a piece of fiction, while the other should be non-fiction, as the kids are trying to identify the differences between the two.
Where'd You Get Those Genes?
Really a unit, this resource exposes middle schoolers to genetics at their level. They read interviews and biographies, trace a family tree, play games that simulate inheritance concepts, and more! Teacher's procedures, student worksheets, extensions, and modifications are all provided. You will not want to miss out on this terrific life science resource!
Recession is Not Recess
An impressive lesson plan produced by The Washington Post on various aspects of economics. This nine-page page lesson has an amazing variety of activities embedded in it for high school students. There are great worksheets, websites, articles, and in-class economic simulations embedded in this plan. Highly recommened for secondary learners.
Imaginary Trip to South Korea
Young scholars "visit" South Korea through the use of technology, in a fun, and stimulating, detailed project. They arrange travel, make choices, work through a budget, learn history, have exposure to language, and get a sense of what a real trip to South Korea would be like.
First Grade-Sixth Grade Partners
First graders are partnered with buddies from the 6th grade and participate in a variety of activities together - including a joint book report/review. They interview each other, create a letter to Santa, do some buddy reading, and create videos of themselves. Thank you notes would provide a nice finishing touch.
Believe it or not, this is a 76-page series of lesson plans published by the California Commission on Agriculture which is designed to teach upper-elementary learners about agricultural practices and products in the state. There are two sections, one for grades 3-4, and one for grades 5-6. The lessons are chock full of great group activities, worksheets, assignments, extension activities, quizzes, homework assignments, and more. Don't miss this resource!
Secrets of the Mummies
How did the ancient people of Egypt preserve their dead so well that their bodies are still recognizable today? Learn the painstakingly complex process they used for preservation. Young scholars read and summarize a narrative detailing ancient techniques for preservation of the dead, taking notes and drawing inferences and conclusions from the reading.
Hey! What's the Weather Like Today?
Students explore weather conditions using pictures and illustrations. They practice phrases in Spanish, French, German or English that relate to seven weather conditions and dramatize the conditions. In addition, they verbalize phrases in te target languages.
Sixth graders view a Stacked Graph, and discuss what it shows. Students discuss the basics of graphing: labels, intervals, legends x and y axis... Students create individual stacked graphs from provided information. Students view a Histogram and discuss what it shows. Students use provided information to create their own histogram.
Causes of the American Revolution: the Stamp Act Crisis
Fifth graders view primary documents to become familiar with the causes of the American Revolutionary War. In this Causes of the American Revolution activity, 5th graders answer questions based on the documents. Students complete a graphic organizer projected on an overhead projector.
Lions and Tigers and Wolves, Oh My!
New picture books will tickle the funny bone while indulging a child’s love for animals.
Friendship and Belonging
What are the effects of alcoholism? This is one of three essential questions provided for the prereading of Crazy Lady by Jane Lesley Conly. The lesson is divided into 33 days, but a lot of this time accounts for in class reading. Assign some reading at home to shorten the unit. The culminating project is a brochure that states the effects and stages of the disease.
Life Systems- Zoo Central
Young scholars investigate the various aspects associated with living things while also concentrating on their basic needs. They explore the aspects of movement and growth in plants and animals. This is done through research and other different activities.
The Galapagos Islands
Fourth graders are given a set of cards with sea animals and their diets. They form a food web by passing yarn to a predator or prey. They write a summary that explains the disappearance of the giant tortoises.
Forces In The Earth
Fourth graders observe the effects of an earthquakes as it occurs. They study the structure of the Earth as it relates to the theory of plate tectonics. Students survey such events as mountain building, volcanoes, earthquakes, and sea-floor spreading at various plate boundaries. They identify areas where volcanic activity is likely to occur.