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Text to Self Connections
Students 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 9 Views 37 Downloads
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 148 Views 87 Downloads
Successful Reading Strategies for ELL Students
Students improve their reading comprehension through predicting, connecting with text and summarizing. Students should have already read the book Seedfolks and made predictions based upon what they had seen from the cover and pictures before reading.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 41 Downloads
The Relatives Came
First graders participate in listening to the book, The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant. They practice comprehension by making text-to-self- connections while reading. They collaborate with a small group in order to participate in a read aloud.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- The Private Notebook of Katie Roberts, Age 11
Third graders participate in various literacy activities based on the text The Private Notebook of Katie Roberts, Age 11. In this literacy-based instructional activity, 3rd graders examine key story elements such as character exploration and text to self connections.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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
Two Greedy Bears
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts instructional activity. 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 34 Views 172 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 27 Views 35 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 31 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tomas and the Library Lady
Students practice read aloud comprehension strategies. In this literacy comprehension lesson, students listen to Tomas and the Library Lady, stopping to discuss with a partner aspects of the story suggested by the teacher. Students make inferences, share connections, and sequence story events using the same text.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 9 Views 54 Downloads
Linked Text Set: Pre-Reading Strategy. Fever 1793
The historical background for Fever 1793 is the focus of a pre-reading strategy that has class groups rotate through a series of stations stocked with photographs, articles, and other texts that describe the Yellow Fever outbreak of 1793. The richly detailed plan includes resource lists and assessment suggestions.
7th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 29 Downloads
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 14 Views 100 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
Making Inferences With Pictures
Third graders make inferences from pictures, using clues based on basic signal words (who, what, when, where, why, and how). They create clues for their peers to make inferences about the picture after "hiding" it on a Microsoft PowerPoint slide.
3rd Language Arts 17 Views 53 Downloads
Making Inferences with The Sweetest Fig
Third graders compare the types of clues used by detectives to solve a crime with the types of clues used by readers to make inferences. They engage in Think Alouds with their classmates. Students then make a graphic organizer to use to go back to the text to make inferences.
3rd Language Arts 9 Views 37 Downloads
Students explore making inferences. In this making inferences lesson plan, students find 5-7 items from their home to put in an artifact bag. Students practice making inference statements for the items in the bags and guess who the bags belong to.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
100 Years of Flight
In these making inferences worksheets, 5th graders read the cover story and answer the reporter questions about the first flight for Orville and Wilbur Wright. Students answer 8 questions. Students then use articles from Time for Kids magazine to answer the 9 questions.
5th Science 15 Views 118 Downloads