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Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

Unit 5: Geology

For Teachers 4th Standards
Over four weeks, fourth graders participate in a geology-themed unit. Scholars listen to informational texts, discuss readings, and complete word work and grammar lessons. Writing practice includes drafting an informational pamphlet, a...
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Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

Unit 2: The Middle Ages

For Teachers 4th Standards
Over four weeks, fourth graders read and discuss texts about the Middle Ages. They practice vocabulary, spelling, and grammar, such as nouns, adjectives, and verbs. Writing opportunities allow learners to boost their note-taking skills...
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Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

Third Grade Skills Unit 11: Introduction to Ecology

For Teachers 3rd Standards
The concluding skills unit offers learning opportunities and reviews in preparation for assessments. Scholars participate in lessons that examine spelling patterns, prefixes, suffixes, pronouns, and adjectives, draft a letter, and listen...
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Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

Third Grade Skills Unit 9: The Age of Exploration

For Teachers 3rd Standards
The Age of Exploration is the theme of a unit designed to boost third-grade ELA skills. Scholars practice spelling patterns, examine words with prefixes and suffixes, build sentences with linking words, and use comparative and...
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Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

Third Grade Skills Unit 5: Adventures in Light and Sound

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Light and sound are the themes of a unit focused on third-grade skills. Scholars practice spelling patterns, grammar—adverbs, adjectives, synonyms, writing sentences with conjunctions, and listening and responding to read-aloud. Over...
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Unit Plan
Core Knowledge Foundation

Second Grade Skills Unit 5: Sir Gus

For Teachers 2nd Standards
A unit focuses on second-grade skills, specifically spelling, grammar, writing, and reading. Over six weeks, scholars review spelling patterns and tricky words, and explore verb tenses, adjectives, subjects, and predicates. They write...
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Core Knowledge Foundation

First Grade Skills Unit 6

For Teachers 1st Standards
A unit explores alternative spellings, ways to include nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and prepositions in sentences, and writing personal narratives. Over 25 lessons, first graders participate in whole group and small group instruction....
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Core Knowledge Foundation

First Grade Skills Unit 4

For Teachers 1st Standards
Twenty-eight lessons make a unit that focuses on skills practice. Lessons explore r-controlled vowels, past tense verbs, nouns, adjectives, and two-syllable words. Pupils read a story, answer questions, and draft a descriptive essay...
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Lesson Plan
Anti-Defamation League

Dolls Are Us

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Representation matters! A lesson examines the looks of dolls and discusses whether the design is inclusive or not. Scholars create a paper doll representing a characteristic about themselves or highlights another diverse quality....
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Assessment
IPA Productions

A Christmas Carol - The Story

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Thirty-six pages familiarize scholars with the story and vocabulary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After reading and listening to an abbreviated version of the holiday tale learners show what they know about the sequence of...
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Printables
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BW Walch

Daily Warm-Ups: Grammar and Usage

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If grammar practice is anywhere in your curriculum, you must check out an extensive collection of warm-up activities for language arts! Each page focuses on a different concept, from parts of speech to verbals, and provides review...
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Lesson Plan
Film English

If At First You Don't Succeed

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When faced with a challenge, how do your pupils respond? Starting with character analyses, learners participate in a lesson about appearances and perseverance. They watch a short film, talk about common English expressions, and write a...
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Lesson Plan
Film English

Inseparable

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Built around a moving short film about second chances and tough choices, this lesson mixes grammar, prediction, and narrative writing. Pupils practice with adjectives and prefixes before moving on to the film. The resource directs you to...
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Lesson Plan
Film English

Mixtape

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A short film about music is the inspiration for a well-sequenced lesson that includes discussion, group work, and writing. After the whole class converses about music, small groups write narratives about a still from the film. Pupils...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Picture This

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary writers practice writing descriptive paragraphs by adding adjectives and sensory words to their writing. They use a picture of a monster for their descriptive paragraph. This 12-page lesson should increase your charges...
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PPT
Curated OER

Commas and Colons and Semicolons? OH MY!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a close look at both the definitions and uses of commas, colons, and semicolons. Commas set off clear parts of sentences, colons come before an explanation, and semicolons join two complete thoughts. Review these types of...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Possessive Adjectives

For Students 9th - 10th
Review possessive adjectives with your emerging Spanish speakers. There are two exercises provided here; in the first, learners complete each of 15 sentences with the possessive adjective in parentheses. For the second exercise, learners...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Practice with Adjectives

For Students 6th - 9th
Who is that? How would you describe him or her? Practice using adjectives with this instructional activity. First, match the English phrase with its Spanish translation. Then, in the second exercise, complete each sentence by providing...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Guess Who?

For Students 6th - 9th
Your class is designing an online dating service, and they have to complete their members' profiles! Group your kids in pairs, and distribute this resource to get them speaking! As one partner describes a member, the other has to...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Describe and Compare

For Students 8th - 10th
Interest your French classes in making comparisons and using the expressions plus que, presque aussi que, tous les deux, and beaucoup plus que. They study a list of Internet businessmen who have made a financial bundle. Then they compare...
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Interactive
Curated OER

Quantifiers

For Students 3rd - 6th
Many people, regardless of their age, confuse similar words. Little or few, much or many, some or any...the list goes on and on! Use this online resource to test your learners' ability to choose the correct quantifier. Consider using...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Adjetivos Posesivos-Possessive Adjectives Explanation

For Students 9th - 11th
This reference guide gives a great explanation for possessive adjectives. The examples are provided both in Spanish and in English, and the information is organized in bullet points and a chart. Pair this handout with a practice activity...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Adjectives Worksheet 1

For Students 6th - 8th
After learning basic adjectives, your Spanish class is ready to practice making adjectives agree with the nouns they modify. Two exercises are provided here; one provides quick practice, and one requires the learner to work through a...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Adjectives Worksheet 2

For Students 7th - 9th
Your Spanish speakers have already learned basic adjectives; now it's time to introduce them to special adjectives. Provide them with these practice problems to assess their understanding!