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New Review Gold Ore and Smelters
Young historians travel back through time as they explore Colorado's gold rush in this social studies lesson plan. After reading a first hand account of a woman's experience in a smelting facility, students complete the included graphic organizer as they determine the sequence of events involved in processing ore into beautiful gold bricks.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 17 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Move Over: A Sequencing Lesson
Examine how to sequence events in a story with young readers. They retell the story of the Three Little Pigs, listen to the book The Mitten, by Jan Brett, and sequence the events from the book on Jan Brett's website. Learners then type and print out their own story using sequencing words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 58 Views 453 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Noisy Nora, Studious Students: Story Elements
Alliterative adjective nicknames generate stories inspired by Rosemary Wells' book Noisy Nora (also a thematic complement to any class with children who make a ruckus to get attention). Class members explore basic story elements -- characters, setting, conflict, sequence of events, and resolution -- in Noisy Nora, and employ them in original short stories based on adjectives they brainstorm about themselves.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 16 Views 226 Downloads
What Happened Next? (Grades K-4)
Explore the structure of narrative writing with this fun, collaborative lesson. Start by reading aloud a short story, asking small groups of learners to fill in key events on a large story board prepared on the class whiteboard. Introduce transitional words and phrases that can be used to connect each event and describe the order they occurred.
K - 4th Language Arts 128 Views 93 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sequence of Events
Here is a nicely-designed presentation that does a terrific job of explaining sequence of events in a story to young readers. They view slides that have photographs of worksheets on this topic, and the kids "fill them out" together. Plus, there are some "signal" words that are stressed to show pupils when things are changing.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 15 Views 34 Downloads
Comprehension Instructional Routine: Sequence of Events in Text
If you're looking for a detailed instructional activity on event sequencing from informational text, you've found it. There is an entire script for you to draw from as you explore order of events and sequence words. Scaffolding is key here; learners begin by listening to you demonstrate the skills and then practice it themselves.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 82 Views 310 Downloads
Sequence of Events: The Watershed
Class members simulate a watershed with a painters drop cloth, placing objects underneath to create landscape variation, making "rain" with a watering can, and using red drink mix powder to track the path of precipitation. They observe what happens and depict the sequence of events on a chart (example included).
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 53 Downloads
Use Transitional Words and Phrases to Craft a Sequence of Events in a Story
Developing a clear sequence of events is essential for any narrative writer. The fourth lesson in this series helps learners write about the key events of The Story of Dr. Dolittle using transitional words and phrases. Pause the video to allow children time to write their own drafts before seeing the examples modeled by the instructor.
8 mins 3rd - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sequence of Events
Are you in need of a new way to teach learners sequence of events and how to interpret a character's external motivations? Why not engage them in dramatic play? The class will use tableaux to convey the sequence of events in a familiar story; they will then convey setting, character, and action using the same technique.
4th Language Arts 23 Views 49 Downloads
Explore the Ukraine through a reading of The Mitten. Readers will determine the sequence of events, cause and effect, make predictions, and find the main idea of the story. They also use math skills to make charts and graphs. Finally, they will draw additional animals that could be found in the story.
K - 1st Technology & Engineering 13 Views 208 Downloads
Saguaro - Cactus Hotel
Elementary schoolers listen to a read aloud of Brenda Z. Guiberson's, Cactus Hotel before acting the story out using the proper sequence of events. Using a graphic organizer, they determine the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 7 Views 65 Downloads
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 98 Views 86 Downloads
Story Structure: Sequence of Events
Young writers explore sequence of events in this guided practice activity. Based on a reading of "My Trip to Lyme Park," they discuss sequence words and develop the story of a trip to the park using first, then, and next.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 30 Views 269 Downloads
Analyzing Sequence with Exception Questions
Can you build comprehension by reading about sports? Third graders read and analyze the story, Game Day. They work through the book to better understand the sequence of events, they practice eliminating incorrect answers to questions related to the text by referencing what they have read.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Literacy Language Kit for the Book Hi! Fly Guy
Create a buzz in your class with this collection of learning activities for the book Hi! Fly Guy. Including a list of comprehension questions, a sequence of events activity, a summary writing assignment, and a vocabulary list, this resource covers a wide variety of literacy skills.
7 mins K - 3rd Language Arts 20 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves Storia Teaching Guide
There was an old lady who swallowed some leaves? Little learners read a new version of the old swallow story with a fall twist as they try to answer the big question; Why is that lady swallowing all that weird stuff? The teacher's guide includes pre-reading activities, rhyming vocabulary practice, modeled and shared reading ideas, worksheets, flashcards, and cross-curricular extension ideas based on the story.
K - 2nd Language Arts 253 Views 317 Downloads CCSS: Designed
My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers will learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in the teaching guide are flashcards, a vocabulary matching game, a timeline worksheet, additional reading suggestions, and cross-curricular ideas to connect this text to four different subjects.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 115 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Writing
It is impossible to know whether one has reached a goal without first knowing the goal. Help your sixth graders reach all the Common Core writing standards by giving them a checklist written in language they will understand. As you teach a specific skill, point it out so the kids can refer to their checklist to know what they should be able to do.
6th Language Arts 27 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Writing is vital to all subjects. Students use a three-step writing process to communicate a scientific concept. After researching a particular plant students will use the writing process of planning, writing, and publishing to compose a paragraph describing their plant's specific life cycle.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Every story needs an order of events, but how do we know what comes first? As simple as this seems, it's important for scholars to break apart story lines to analyze the logic in event sequencing. Choose a fiction book to read aloud, first asking kids to predict what it is about from the cover.
K - 3rd Language Arts 39 Views 171 Downloads