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Penguin Hop

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's a race to learn the state capitals. Using a multi-player video game, participants hop from iceberg to iceberg as penguins in response to questions about state capitals. The real-time practice lets both teacher and learner assess...
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Country Toad

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewHop from country to country to practice knowledge of international capitals using an interactive video game. Pupils take control of frog avatars and direct them to leap from the name of a capital to its home country. The video game...
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Toad Hop

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewHop-scotch your way across the world to help improve class members' skill and accuracy in identifying capital cities. By using a frog avatar, learners leap to the correct country for each capital city as it flashes up on the screen....
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Capital Penguin

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewHop across the country like a penguin from ice floe to ice floe using an interactive video game. Acting as a penguin, learners match capitals to their states. Game features allow teachers to set up competitions and check learning progress.
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How to Rhyme – a Video Poetry Writing Lesson

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A host details what does and does not rhyme in an informative video that focuses on creating words for a poem. He provides examples and discusses how rhyming makes a difference in tone and purpose. 
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Preparing for Guided Reading

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Differentiate reading instruction with the help of graphic organizers, worksheets, and assessments designed to create an organized base for successful small reading groups and growth among early readers.
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Fluency Passages, 5th Grade

For Students 5th Standards
Assess reading fluency with a variety of reading passages. Each passage is a few paragraphs long and focuses on a particular topic. A couple of comprehension questions are paired with each passage.
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Fluency Passages, 4th Grade

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Support your fourth graders on the long and difficult journey to fluent reading with this collection of reading passages. Designed as fluency assessments, these short texts help students of varying abilities improve their reading skills.
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When Marian Sang: Reader's Theater

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Put on an eight-actor show based on Pan Munoz Ryan's When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson. The resource comes with a color-coded script that includes some images from the picture book.
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Hands-On History: Explorers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
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San Zi Jing (Three Character Classic)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Combine social studies, reading fluency practice, and an artistic project with a cross-curricular plan. Guided by the instructor, class members read translated Chinese verses aloud. Partners then each create a page for a class book based...
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Washington’s Farewell Speech

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How much do your learners know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Set up an opportunity for kids to learn about Dr. King while practicing reading fluency with a reader's theater activity. The script is for four voices and includes...
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How Women Earned a Living

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Develop reading fluency while learning about what women did for work in the early 1900s. Class members learn a bit about the time period, study vocabulary, and read the text, "Piecework" by Marie Ganz, several times, eventually...
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The Lorax Reader’s Theater

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Bring a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to life with this reader's theater script. Simply assign roles and read through the script as a class, or spend time creating props and costumes for a school-wide performance, the choice is yours....
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Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
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The Ballad of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Pay tribute to the sixteenth president of the United States with this fun song and activity. From his birth in a Kentucky log cabin and childhood in Indiana, to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation and his eventual assassination,...
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Do your learners need to practice identifying figurative language? This lesson outlines a method for working on that tricky skill. After teacher modeling and think-aloud, fourth and fifth graders identify examples of figurative language...
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Genre Lesson: Poetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Hook kids into a study on poetry elements by asking them to bring in the lyrics to their favorite song. Discuss the elements in one or two songs (preferably that demonstrate rhyme, figurative language, or a repeating phrase). Groups do...
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What's the Main Idea?

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
By sharing a summary about their favorite book or movie, your young readers can then discuss the main ideas of their beloved stories. The concept transitions to finding the main idea in poetry. Class members use textual clues in various...
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Iroquois Poetry

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Practice reading fluency, analyze poetry, and cover social studies topics with a study of the Iroquois poem "Magic Formula." Included here is some historical background, a short vocabulary list, extension ideas, fluency activities, and...
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Abraham Lincoln: Holding the Nation Together

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Put on your stove pipe hat and step into the shoes of Abraham Lincoln with the first in this series of three reader's theater scripts. From a press conference and personal conversation with his wife, to his famous "Gettysburg Address,"...
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The Tone of a Poem

For Teachers 5th Standards
Pupils are often confused by the literary terms tone and voice. Focus on tone by analyzing the poems suggested here, which are all from Words with Wings: A Treasury of African-American Poetry and Art. While reading through each poem,...
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Author's Purpose

For Teachers 5th Standards
Determining an author's purpose can help readers understand a text more deeply. Using a PIES chart (persuade, inform, entertain, share) and poems from Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems by Barbara Rogasky, class members organize lines that show...