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Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave, Written by Himself

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Foster reader confidence when encountering complex text and reinforce the skills readers have acquired to build and extend their understanding of text. The plan uses a section of Douglass’ narrative as an exemplar text. Directions for...
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"The Glorious Whitewasher" from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain with Mini-Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
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Diving into Iceland's Genetic Pool

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Investigate ethical issues surrounding the Decode project in Iceland. Middle and high schoolers take the positions of the Icelandic government, scientific researchers, and citizens and defend or refute the Decode project in a Reykjavik...
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Word Steps

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Blending basic CVC letters to make words is one of the first steps to independent reading. Provided here are several images of stairs and several letters to cut and arrange. The learner rearranges the letters to form CVC patterns, sounds...
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Word Walls for Intermediate Grades

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Have you ever wondered how to create a successful word wall? The first two pages of this document highlight the positive benefits for having a word wall. There's also a section that presents the word wall routine which presents how and...
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Word Walls for Primary Grades

For Teachers K - 3rd
Every elementary classroom should have a word wall! It reinforces new vocabulary words and their correct spelling! The teacher is given a daily word wall routine that has learners read, chant, and write words. Rhyme and vocabulary...
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War: Crash Course Statistics #42

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the statistics war. The 42nd video in the Crash Course Statistics series introduces how statistics have proven valuable during wartime. The resource covers the use of statistics in breaking the German code, finding U-boats, and...
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Caesar Cipher

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Caesar ciphers hide secret missives. A simple interactive lets users encode and decode hidden messages. The cipher method here is the Caesar shift.
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The World’s Most Mysterious Book

For Students 6th - 12th
What is MS 408? Who wrote it? What does it say? Nobody knows who wrote the Voynich manuscript, nor can anyone translate the text. Introduce viewers to the mystery with a short video that details what little is known about the manuscript.
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Dolch Sight Words Flash Cards

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Provide high-frequency word practice with a set of 220 flashcards. The cards feature Dolch sight words that span across pre-kindergarten through third grade. 
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Essential Reading Strategies for the Struggling Reader

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Beneficial for beginning readers, struggling readers, and those in need of review, a set of language arts activities is a great addition to any foundational reading unit. Focusing on phonological awareness, fluency, instructional...
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Planning Support and Sample Lesson

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Give guided reading lesson plans a makeover with a sample lesson plan designed to meet the needs of your early readers. The sample instructional activity is divided into three sections: before, during, and after reading. The model then...
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Making Sense of Decoding and Spelling

For Students Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Go over digraphs, vowel sounds, and affixes with a series of decoding and spelling lessons. Each lesson guides learners through a different reading and phonics skill, building on the lesson before, and challenging them with each step.
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All Together Now: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 1st Standards
All Together Now is the theme of this series of extra support lessons. The collection aids the instruction of blending sounds and reading high-frequency words through writing and reading sentences. Support also engages pupils in...
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Base Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
A presentation on how to determine base words, prefixes, suffixes, and how to use decoding strategies is here for you. Pupils are given a lot of information and clues on how to decode words that are unfamiliar to them. Two of the slides...
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Silent W

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Spelling can be hard enough without silent letters. Help your third graders decode nine words that have the silent letter W, such as wrinkle or wrong. Once they decipher all nine words, they use each in a new sentence. The bottom of the...
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Fun With Fluency

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading with fluency by blending words together. To start, prepare flash cards with pseudowords on them (words that can be pronounced but have no real meaning), and work with the class to sound out the words using known...
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Reading Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an...
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Spelling Skills: Two Syllable Words and Consonant Blends

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Need some great spelling practice for your elementary learners? Your young spellers read and spell a list of words, identify their meaning, write sentences with the words, and fill in the missing letters for each incomplete word. If...
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Speed Racers

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A review of decoding words is incorporated in a discussion on reading with expression in order to increase fluency. The teacher gives several book options for readers to practice smooth and inflected reading, giving a short book talk on...
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Different Types of Writing

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
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...
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Reading Comprehension: David Copperfield

For Students 4th Standards
Good worksheets are hard to find, but you found one! Your class reads an excerpt from the classic, David Copperfield. They answer four comprehension questions and explore context to complete eight fill-in-the-blank vocabulary words. The...
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New Words: Make a Conservation Dictionary

For Students 4th Standards
Gosh dictionaries are great, and your class gets to make one of their own. They look up and write down the dictionary definition to nine words related to conservation and pollution prevention. They list their words alphabetically for...
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Using a Dictionary: Root Words

For Students 3rd
A dictionary is a very helpful tool. Teach your third graders how to locate words, define them, and understand what root words are. They look up 12 words, write their definitions, then determine the root word that helps categorize each...