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I Can Classify Facts and Opinions

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Telling fact from opinion can be tricky. Direct your class to practice their reading and comprehension skills by taking notes on the facts and opinions in a text. Pupils fill out a two-column chart and write down how they know a...
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I Can Identify/Infer Motive

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Why do people and characters act as they do? Require your class figure out the motivation of two people or characters they read about in a given text. In the short charts, pupils note down who, what they do, and why they do it. After...
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How to Summarize an Event in History or Today - or a Story

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Ask your class to write a quick summary of a historical or current event. The worksheet offers a place to note down important details about the event, such as time, place, people, how it started, and how it ended. Pupils then take this...
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I Can Sequence Important Events

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
After reading any short informational or fictional text, ask your class to analyze the important events. They note down three important events on a short timeline, describing the events with either words or drawings. After this, pupils...
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I Can Analyze a Story or History Completely and Carefully

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Start off analysis of a text with a worksheet that asks pupils to complete several tasks. Class members note down a couple of characters or people and their distinguishing traits, describe the most important event, summarize the text...
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I Can Analyze Cause and Effect

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Examine cause and effect by asking pupils to fill out a basic graphic organizer. The template is for any story or event and provides a line for writing in the story or event title. Pupils write in two causes in the circles and the change...
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I Can Compare and Contrast

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Work with your class to fill out this Venn diagram. Pupils can compare and contrast any two things and then write a short paragraph about the relationship demonstrated in their diagram.
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Article Review Sheets

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
This is a straightforward handout for your class members to use when reviewing an article. It includes spaces to identify basic article information, summarize the article's contents, and construct a final critique. 
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Making inferences about the 2000 presidential election

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
“Hanging chads.” While these two words may be infamous to most of us, few middle schoolers understand their importance to the presidential election of 2000. As an exercise in drawing inferences, class members examine a Mini Page article...
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Reading Comprehension 2: Level 8

For Students 8th Standards
Need a quick assessment of your middle schoolers' reading comprehension skills? The four questions on this quiz ask readers to identify the likely source of the article, define words based on context, and identify the main idea of the...
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Google Sites for State Research

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
  State reports take on a whole new look as class members learn to use Google Docs and Google Sites to post their research into the history, the geography, climate, agriculture, and industry of a state. Kids create a Google Site, use...
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Fruit or Vegetable?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Watermelon is a vegetable? A tomato is a fruit? Believe it or not, this debate is decades old. Groups examine rulings by the US Supreme Court, the USDA, and state statutes before developing their own criteria to use when labeling the...
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A Little Horse Sense

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How have horses evolved over time? How do horse skulls reveal this evolution? How have the roles horses play changed over time? What kind of social structure do horse herds have? How should wild horse populations be managed? To find the...
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Are You Thirsty? The Effects of Pollution on Drinking Water

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Discuss the availability of clean, plentiful water and the causes of water pollution. In groups, sixth graders discuss problem-solving methods for keeping water clean. They explore the function of water treatment plants and perform...