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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 2

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
In the second unit in a series of four, fifth and sixth graders learn about the difference between weather and climate. Scholars look at historical and recent climate data, regional and global trends, to understand that climate change...
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W.6.1 - Persuasive Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Gathered here is an assortment of resources that are aligned with the W.6.1 Common Core standard on persuasive writing. From introductory assignments to walkthrough videos to entire units, this collection has enough to get you started...
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Ready, Set, Respect!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
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Literature Circles: Getting Started

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Make reading more enjoyable and interactive with literature circles! Here you'll find detailed lessons to begin the literature circle process. Ten lessons introduce each role learners take on. Literature circle roles include...
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Charlie Brown and Friends

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Charles Schulz' Charlie Brown and Friends, a collection of Peanuts comic strips, provides young readers with an opportunity to engage in full-class discussions, work in groups to examine how Schulz develops his characters, and...
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Taking the Reins: Women in Politics | Idaho Experience

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewMay Arkwright Hutton may not be a familiar name to some but she played a major role in Idaho's Suffrage Movement. An entrepreneur, Hutton used her wealth to promote suffrage. A short video introduces viewers to the work of this...
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Persuasive Letters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewSharpen persuasive writing skills while trying to solve a community problem. Learners choose a burning topic and then write letters to persuade others to come around to their views. The provided procedures walk through how to guide the...
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Grade 5 Literacy in English Language Arts: Should the School Day Be Longer?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Scholars read newspaper articles relating to a longer school day and complete note-taking organizers as they read. They then form opinions and complete outlines before writing essays supporting their point of view. 
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Grade 5 Literacy in Social Studies: What Are Your Rights?

For Teachers 5th Standards
What are rights and why are they important? An informative unit designed for fifth graders explains what rights are and how they have evolved over time in the United States. Young academics review primary sources such as the Bill of...
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Seneca Falls and Suffrage: Teaching Women's History with Comics

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
As part of the study of women's history, young scholars examine Chester Comix's strips about the Seneca Falls Convention and four 19th century leaders in the struggle for equal rights. After researching other elements of the Suffrage...
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One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt - Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Children in foster care face a lot of uncertainty in their lives. A guide for the novel One for the Murphys introduces a main character, Carley, who is thrust into the foster care system. Chapter-by-chapter questions cover key details in...
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The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

For Teachers 5th Standards
Compare and contrast popular works of fantasy literature with an in-depth reading comprehension unit. Language arts learners study the theme of good versus evil, fantastical characters and symbols, and the value of a visual...
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Lesson 5: Create Dances With Prosody For “Sparklers;” TRAIL Marker #1

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After a brain dance to warm up gross motor skills, small groups create and present a dance that showcases the free-verse poem "Sparklers" by Mark Vinz. The lesson closes with a progress monitoring system designed to assess comprehension...
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THE Founding Father

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Who is the founding father—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Benjamin Franklin? Scholars decide which of three early Americans, should be crowned the founding father of America based on research. Then, they compose a persuasive...
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Causes and Effects of Climate Change

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Wrap-up a unit on global climate change with a lesson that examines the causes and effects of climate change. Learners fill out a chart that represents what they think causes climate change—natural and human-based—and what they think...
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Persuasive Essay: Grade 5

For Teachers 5th Standards
Improve your fifth graders' persuasive writing skills in four weeks. Working independently, in peer editing groups, and with instruction, writers work over the 17 sessions to craft an argumentative essay. They craft a well-organized...
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Opinion Argument Writing Packet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
You won't need much persuading to use an argumentative writing packet in your language arts class! With helpful reference pages, guided practice through the writing process, examples of opinion and argument writing, and a thorough...
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Maniac Magee: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
As part of their reading of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee, class members consider what it would take to survive living on their own. Using the provided worksheet, individuals list their needs and decide where they would seek shelter.
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I Want... Persuasive Writing Sheet

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Prepare your pupils to write a persuasive letter or paragraph. On this graphic organizer, individuals list three reasons they should get a certain item and sandwich these between introductory and concluding sentences.
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Charlotte's Web - Character Analysis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Augment your instruction on Charlotte's Web with this collection of eight related lesson plans. Kids can explore characters, write opinion pieces, conduct research, practice descriptive writing and making inferences, and examine E.B....
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The DNA of our Fingerprints

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
No two people are exactly alike, and nothing proves that fact more than our fingerprints. Offering a series of fun educational activities, the second lesson in this series engages children in solving the mystery of who took the candy...
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The History of Mysteries

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young sleuths investigate the history of mysteries, researching the usual suspects and their nefarious plots.
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At-Risk Species

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are currently thousands of species around the world whose survival is in serious danger. This lesson allows young conservationists to explore this global issue by classifying at-risk animals by the various factors threatening their...
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George Washington’s Socks Reader’s Guide

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dive into a class reading of the book George Washington's Socks with the help of this guide. Including a vocabulary list and series of comprehension questions for each chapter, this resource provides an excellent foundation for exploring...