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Grow Research by Reading Additional Texts
Your young writers have their research questions formulated, but now how do they go about reading new texts and finding information with those questions in mind? This video conveys the importance of avoiding tunnel view while researching, how to notice new and relevant information, and how to consider whether or not such information would contribute to the overall topic of an essay.
5 mins 5th - 7th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution
The language of the Constitution can feel quite ominous to young learners, but there are a variety of strategies you can utilize to help your class grasp the important concepts and ideals in our nation's founding document. This lesson plan takes you and your readers step-by-step through a close reading of a secondary source analyzing the phrase "We the People" in the Constitution's Preamble.
7th - 9th Language Arts 39 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inferring Theme (Chapter 7, "A Falling Eagle")
As your class nears the end of the book Eagle Song, young readers stop to self-assess their progress toward the learning goals of this unit before continuing on with the story. This short, but effective self-assessment requires learners to describe in writing what they have done in order to meet each of the four learning targets.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 20 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Washington’s Farewell Speech
Practice reading fluency with a Reader's Theater performance based on Washington's Farewell Address. The teacher begins by reading a few paragraphs from the address and talking about mood and expression with the class. Groups of five then practice and perform the script included here, paying attention to tone of voice and expressive emphasis.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Teddy Bear Mini Book
What better way to engage young children in reading than with this fun printable book about teddy bears? Using simple, repetitive language supported by clear illustrations, this is an ideal resource for teaching reading skills in the in early elementary grade levels.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading and Responding -- Lesson 10
Fourth graders work individually or in a small group to (1) read a fictional passage, (2) practice test-taking strategies, and (3) practice using context clues to increase their vocabulary. Reading passage and comprehension questions provided.
4th Language Arts 10 Views 60 Downloads
Reading and Responding -- Lesson 14
Fourth graders work independently or in a small group to (1) read a fictional passage, (2) use context clues to define unfamiliar vocabulary, (3) use comprehension strategies, and (4) make inferences. Reading passages and comprehension questions are provided.
4th Language Arts 18 Views 90 Downloads
Reading and Responding -- Lesson 15
Fourth graders work independently or in a small group to (1) read a poem, (2) identify unfamiliar words, (3) connect text to real-life situations, and (4) respond to poetry. Reading passage, comprehension questions, and teacher script are included.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 53 Downloads
Reading aloud is a great way to engage learners in pacing and pronunciation! They practice using voice, pitch and intonation correctly. The teacher introduces the lesson by example, correctly stressing punctuation and using appropriate pitch and tone.
4th - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 167 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Shared Reading and Writing Why Stories
Get ready to read with your class. Together you'll read the book Who's at the Door? They identify story elements, time language, and complete modeled writing experiences that extend the book. This single shared reading and writing lesson spans one week, which makes it easy to fit into a busy schedule.
1st Language Arts 27 Views 50 Downloads
Shared Reading and Writing Gregory Cool
Shared reading is a great way to engage in guided critical thinking and analysis. Using the book Gregory Cool, your class participates in week-long shared reading and writing activities. Comparison activities, word work, and story elements are focused throughout the experience.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 10 Views 32 Downloads
Reading Fluency with Brown Bear
What does it mean to be a good reader? Young readers use their own words to define reading fluency as well as what it means to be a good reader. They also demonstrate their knowledge of fluency by reading, Brown Bear, Brown Bear aloud to a partner.
K - 1st Language Arts 29 Views 180 Downloads
Bounce into Speedy Reading: Growing Fluency and Independence
Increased reading comprehension begins with decoding and automatically recognizing words, which is the focus of this instruction. Using their choice of six different Winnie the Pooh stories, partners practice a variety of strategies for deciphering words and reading with fluency.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 272 Downloads
Expressing Your Reading
Young writers observe and demonstrate a variety of reading strategies for reading with expression. As a class they read sentences and discuss and identify the appropriate punctuation. Everyone reads the book What Will the Seal Eat? and identifies the appropriate punctuation needed for sentences from the story.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 69 Downloads
Reading Guide- Little Woman by Louisa May Alcott
In this reading guide, students complete pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading questions associated with Louisa May Alcott's, Little Women. They tell about dialogue between characters, sequences things that happen in a chapter, complete speech bubbles, write sentences about characters, and tell what type of gifts they would give to specific characters.
5th - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 42 Downloads
Part of learning to play music is learning to read music. Young musicians practice the techniques needed to become strong sight readers. They learn to keep their eyes ahead, scan the sheet music, and play each piece thoughtfully.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 55 Downloads
Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an understanding of the alphabetic principle of associating sounds with letters in order to decode tricky words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 36 Views 320 Downloads
Learners of all ages discover the importance of reading fluently by viewing celebrities reading children books and telling about their personal paths to fluency. They participate in a fluency reading routine that connects them with a partner who times, evaluates, and films their readings (repeated) of the same book.
4th - 9th Language Arts 8 Views 89 Downloads