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ELD Lesson Planner: Friend and Foe
From fishing to forest fires, this lesson plan includes all kinds of scenarios for you to discuss with your ELD students. Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Salmon Summer," "Wildfires," and "Skylark") help beginning, intermediate, and advanced pupils to practice their vocabulary and writing.
4th English Language Development 18 Views 102 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Voyagers
Challenge your 3rd grade ELD learners with this lesson, which works with three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Across the Wide Dark Sea," "Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip," and "Trapped by Ice!"). They will apply these travel stories to their own lives, as well as making inferences, predicting outcomes, and sequencing events.
3rd English Language Development 5 Views 33 Downloads
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 128 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer: Inferring About the Importance of Religion in Colonial America
Improve class understanding of colonial times by reading an informational text and filling out the accompanying graphic organizer. Class members work with a partner to read, take notes, make inferences, and synthesize information.The lesson does not provide a copy of If You Lived in Colonial Times, so you will need to find the text.
4th Language Arts 118 Views 126 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Make Inferences Using Textual Evidence
If you have three and a half minutes to spare in your writing lesson, use a video about making inferences to reinforce the use of textual evidence. Using the book Monster by Walter Dean Myers, the short video guides learners through both providing evidence in their writing, and making inferences based on what they read.
4 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 39 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language Classroom
Learning to read is not a simple task, but there are methods for assisting pupils as they develop literacy skills. The first four pages of this resource include information about language development and reading development, as well as various strategies with a focus on English language learners.
7 mins 1st - 12th Language Arts 221 Views 119 Downloads
Poetry Introduction: Reading Strategy and Response
Fifth graders analyze a poem. In this poetry analysis lesson students read a poem, analyze it, and write a response. They write about their own thoughts on the poem's meaning and any feelings they have about the poem.
5th Language Arts 13 Views 119 Downloads
Make Inferences About Range
What does the range really say about a population? Help your mathematicians make inferences about the range by comparing two populations. Students learn by reading a line plot and double bar graph. The video is part of a series that help learners understand comparative inferences about two populations.
5 mins 6th - 8th Math 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Grade 4: Module 2A: Unit 1: Lesson 2 Inferring from a Primary Source: Close Read of Colonial Times Inventory
Teach your class about colonial America through an examination of primary documents. First though, start vocabulary notebooks for content-specific and academic vocabulary. Pupils can keep this record during the entire module. Once this is set up, learners move on to act as historians and read the primary source Inventory of John Allen, making inferences and using evidence from the text as support.
4th Language Arts 63 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Text-to-Self Connections: Strengthening Reading Comprehension
You'll need to choose your own reading passages to use with this resource, but it clarifies the importance of text-to-self connections in strong reading comprehension. Anything you know that relates to a piece of writing can help illuminate it and make it relevant.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
Guided Reading with Elizabeti's Doll
Practice reading strategies using Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen. Readers utilize decoding and comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading the story. A detailed list of text features, high frequency words, possible related phonics skills, and comprehension questions are included.
K - 2nd Language Arts 45 Views 669 Downloads
What Do You See at the Pond?
With What Do You See at the Pond?, young readers explore pond life and practice reading strategies. Learners first make predictions and then read the simple story independently. After a second read-through with a partner, kids come together as a whole group to answer comprehension questions.
K - 2nd Language Arts 33 Views 335 Downloads
What is the Legacy of the New Deal?
Prepare your pupils for full-fledged political discussions with a scaffolded seminar process. Before talking about the topic, class members have a couple of days to respond to a question in writing, using the two listed reading selections as evidence.
10th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- The Egypt Game
Fourth graders experience various activities based on the book "The Egypt Game". In this literature instructional activity, 4th graders identify main characters, key vocabulary words, and explore text to self connections.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Frindle
Fourth graders participate in activities based on the text "Frindle". In this literacy-based lesson, 4th graders are introduced to character exploration and text to self connections. The students are guided through the text "Frindle".
4th Language Arts 18 Views 88 Downloads
Discovering The Topic: Inferring and Confirming Using Evidence
Allow your class to figure out what they will be studying through an inquiry-based anticipatory set that involves analysis of mystery documents and practice with making inferences. The lesson plan document includes a detailed description of procedures as well as the mystery items and graphic organizers that your class will need to complete the assignment.
4th Language Arts 93 Views 123 Downloads CCSS: Designed