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Different Types of Writing
What type of writing is this? Learners read a brief introduction to various types of text: instructions, explanations, poems, folk tales, novels, informative, and arguments. The introduction doesn't explain these, so consider going over them first.
4th - 6th Language Arts 28 Views 193 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A simple activity for young readers, this introduces the idea of author purpose. Learners analyze various types of texts (newspaper articles, magazines, books, advertisements, etc.) and determine if the author's purpose for writing was to inform, persuade, or entertain the reader.
K - 3rd Language Arts 15 Views 199 Downloads
Seventh graders identify parts of the setting in various types of text and explain the setting's importance to the text. They complete a pre-test for the topic, and complete a worksheet of setting questions for a text. Working in groups to discuss the questions, they design a setting graphic organizer and take a post-assessment test.
7th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 91 Downloads
Dr. Seuss lesson
Young readers identify the purposes and types of text, such as literature or information, before reading. They preview the text formats like title, headings, chapters, and table of contents. Additionally, they will learn about root words, vocabulary, and how to analyze text types.
K - 2nd Language Arts 12 Views 167 Downloads
How Do Animals Adapt?
Learn all about animal adaptations with the reading How Do Animals Adapt? by Crabtree Publications. Tricky vocabulary words are highlighted, and there's a list of reading activities to increase comprehension. This plan spans three days.
5th - 6th Language Arts 46 Views 140 Downloads
Sixth graders read and utilize the facts from the story "Abd al-Rahmen Ibrahima" by Walter Dean Myers to analyze the main character's life which is ruined by conflict, jealousy, and greed. Journal entries are created in response to the story's plot.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Middle schoolers read the story of an aspiring African prince whose life is ruined by conflict, jealousy, and greed. They explore problem solving and apply these strategies to their own lives. Students compare characters and themes using a graphic organizer.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Kindergarten Posters
Can we do it? Yes we can! Your class can become Common Core masters with a fine set of posters that state each of the kindergarten literacy standards in a friendly "we can" statement. Each of the posters contains two standards, a "we can" statement, the standard identifier, and a graphic to support understanding.
K Language Arts 35 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book or a multimedia project for an oral presentation.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 211 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fiction and Nonfiction
Your emerging readers know not to judge a book by its cover, but they can categorize these titles into either fiction or nonfiction. There are four book covers pictured here, and scholars record the titles under the corresponding text type.
K - 1st Language Arts 19 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Grade 1 Literacy in Social Studies: My Informational Report About Community Workers
Get ready to teach a unit about community workers that uses Common Core literacy standards as a way to connect language arts and social studies. The packet is printable and contains teaching strategies, scripted activities, and performance tasks for reading and writing with informational texts.
1st Social Studies & History 259 Views 277 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Poetry from prose: A different kind of "book report"
Why have your writers analyze the themes in literature in boring prose when you can have them practice their creativity and writing skills by producing an explication of a novel’s theme through verse? Start by explaining different types of poetry and poetic devices they can use, and discuss the most important parts of the novel that your readers can explore.
6th - 8th Language Arts 61 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Characterization and Nonfiction: Sojourner Truth's "Ain't I a Woman?"
What does a speech reveal about the speaker? Pupils explore this question and more as they conduct a close reading of Sojourner Truth's speech. Class members activate a series of skills related to the Common Core as they analyze the text, including citing textual evidence, writing analytical commentary, using research skills, and executing a questioning strategy.
7th - 9th Language Arts 187 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Is the Writing Process?
Use this packet to support a narrative writing assignment. The materials included in the packet center around a prompt for writing about a rite of passage. Each part of the writing process is described and demonstrated. After reading the information and model, pupils apply the each concept to their own essay.
7th - 12th Language Arts 204 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Christmas Carol Chronology
Which comes first? The Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, or Future? What clues can readers use to establish the chronology of A Christmas Carol? The tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley, and Tiny Tim provides the text for an activity that asks class groups to use logic, context clues, and transitions to unscramble and reorder the events in Dickens’ story.
6th - 8th Language Arts 21 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Designed