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Inferring About Characters Based on How They Respond to Challenges (Chapter 4: "Los Higos/Figs")
How do you know what a character's personality is like if an author doesn't tell you? With a focus on character development in Esperanza Rising, pupils complete a jigsaw activity to analyze the actions of Mama, Abuelita, and Miguel.
5th - 7th Language Arts 122 Views 157 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Comprehensive Assessment of Reading Strategies II
Assess your kids' reading skills with a straightforward reading comprehension exercise. Pupils read a story and answer 12 multiple choice questions about the story. Each question is labeled with one of 12 reading strategies, such as recognizing cause and effect, understanding sequence, making predictions, and so on.
7 mins 3rd - 6th Language Arts 56 Views 35 Downloads
Making inferences about the 2000 presidential election
“Hanging chads.” While these two words may be infamous to most of us, few middle schoolers understand their importance to the presidential election of 2000. As an exercise in drawing inferences, class members examine a Mini Page article about the changes made in political policies and election laws prior to the 2004 election.
6th - 8th Language Arts 31 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Mid-Unit 2 Assessment: Inferring About the Silversmith Trade in Colonial Times
The seventh lesson in this unit on colonial trade assesses fourth graders' ability to use details from an informational text to make inferences and create a piece of informative writing. The included assessment begins with learners reading about silversmiths and using the provided graphic organizer, sorting the information into given categories.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 80 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Two Greedy Bears
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts lesson. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on teacher prompts.
K - 2nd Language Arts 54 Views 182 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
Fourth graders participate in various literacy activities based on the text, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, by Sharon Creech. In this literacy lesson plan, 4th graders explore the characters and events in the text. Students demonstrate an understanding by making several connections between text and self.
4th Language Arts 12 Views 9 Downloads
Art Around the World
The non-fiction book Art Around the World by Heather Leonard serves as inspiration for learning how art reflects cultures and values. New vocabulary and background knowledge are fleshed out before reading the story. Afterward, the class answers comprehension questions and creates art projects inspired by their own beliefs and values.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 10 Views 123 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Frindle
Fourth graders participate in activities based on the text "Frindle". In this literacy-based activity, 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
Text to Self Connections
Young scholars read the story Ira Sleeps Over and write something about the end of the story that they have a connection with in their own life. In this text to self lesson plan, students look for something that helps them relate to the story better.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 10 Views 38 Downloads
Making Connection to Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Students make personal connections while reading. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the book Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and discuss if they have ever felt like Rudolph. Students discuss with a partner how they felt and then illustrate their experience.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Fears and Phobias
Take the fear out of reading with this series of three lessons from HotWire Magazine about fears and phobias. Each lesson contains pre-reading and post-reading activities aimed at improving learners' reading comprehension skills with the use of several reading strategies.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 56 Views 245 Downloads
Interactive Read Aloud
Learning how to deliver good literacy instruction is key to becoming a successful teacher. This resource isn't so much a lesson as it is a guide to leading children in an interactive read-aloud session to increase fluency, comprehension, and critical thinking.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 84 Views 73 Downloads
James and the Giant Peach Comprehensive Guide
You'll love this 13-page comprehension packet that goes with the book James and The Giant Peach. Each page requires learners to think, comprehend, focus on characters, make text-to-self and text-to-world connections, and build vocabulary through context.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 66 Views 50 Downloads
Pirate Ship Advertisements
When building reading comprehension and practicing reading strategies the content can be anything. This lesson uses Pirate Ships to encourage good reading habits. Students preview vocabulary, read with or without a partner, complete an anticipation/reaction guide, and then use a graphic organizer to analyze difference between types of Pirate Ships.
4th Language Arts 10 Views 33 Downloads
Comprehension Strategy Instruction: Questioning
Providing learners with a solid armory of reading strategies is a good way to help them build better reading comprehension. The teacher will model how to use a questioning checklist to better understand what she is reading. Pupils will then practice this skill through independent reading and guided practice.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 109 Views 863 Downloads