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22 resources with the concept main events

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A Busy Bird

For Students K Standards
Kindergartners read a short passage and answer questions based on what they read. The question set involves circling pictures, writing words, and drawing pictures.
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How Danny Responds to Conflict (Chapter 5, "The Longest Day")

For Teachers 4th Standards
As they continue to read Eagle Song, learners further develop their reading comprehension skills while working collaboratively with their peers. Following a similar format to previous lessons in this unit, the teacher reads aloud the...
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Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning (1880)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Dress up to catch the class's attention before reading a silly story aloud. Learners identify five sensory details within the story and interpret two metaphors. They then collaborate on sequencing events before retelling the story using...
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The Polar Express Newspaper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost writing skills and reading comprehension with a instructional activity that combines the art of journalistic writing and a favorite children's story. Young journalists compose an article referencing an event from the story, The...
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Scholars create a brochure that features three aspects of the poem "The Pied Piper of Hamelin." The program details information about Robert Browning, the poem's setting, and its events. 
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Summer Reading Record

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
No more summer reading lag! Give young readers a set of graphic organizers and worksheets to keep track of the books they read over the summer and to keep reading comprehension skills fresh. The graphic organizers include identifying...
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Summarizing

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars draft a summary using a graphic organizer featuring a story's characters, setting, main events, conflict, and resolution. 
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Gingerbread Baby Lesson Plan Guide

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension and story mapping skills with the help from a story, Gingerbread Baby by Jen Brett. Individuals discover new vocabulary, make predictions, retell main events, respond to reading using a graphic organizer,...
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Nature Walk: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
A three-story unit offers an assortment of challenge activities. Scholars complete a variety of activities, including writing their own campfire song, crafting an opinion paragraph, creating their own club, working on a picture book, and...
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Gingerbread Friends Lesson Plan Guide

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Full of activities for Jan Brett's story "Gingerbread Friends," this resource will get your kids in the mood for some snacks, fortify their need for vocabulary, and fill their minds with story elements.
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The Night Before Thanksgiving

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Natasha Wing's story The Night Before Thanksgiving is a great way to incorporate rhyme and literature into the Thanksgiving season. Learners make text-to-self connections, recall main events, and choose post-reading activities from an...
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Building Background: A Short History of Human Rights

For Teachers 5th Standards
Before continuing to read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, learners need to understand why and how this document was written. First, show and discuss a video from UNICEF to demonstrate the need for such a document. Then have...
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Establishing a Point of View in Narratives

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Your readers study first and third person point of view and then rewrite classic tales. Richly detailed, the six-part plan provides considerations for beginning, proficient, and advanced learners. Included are suggestions for...
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Listening Comprehension: Retell Main Events of a Story

For Teachers K
Story retell is a very important skill. Little learners use a story map and a previously heard story to walk through the retell and story sequencing process. They complete this activity as a whole class and then on their own. 
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A Voice From the Past: The Kwangsi

For Students 7th - 9th
Read a 1st person selection written in the voice of Japanese Imperial soldier. Then draw a picture depicting major events from the narrative.
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Babushka's Doll

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story Babushka's Doll and write a summary of the main events in the story. In this summaries lesson plan, 3rd graders discuss the country of Russia before they read.
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Identify Themes in Biographies

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the theme based on the main events of the book A Picture Book of Anne Frank. In this themes worksheet, 4th graders discuss the themes of biographies and also read Sojourner Truth.
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8 Events

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this sequencing worksheet, students fill in the graphic organizer with 8 main events that happen in a sequenced order by drawing and writing sentences. Students complete 8 sections.
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Main Events in Fiction

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students complete a literature analysis of fiction texts to study elements of fiction. In this fiction analysis lesson, students read various fiction texts and examine them to learn about fiction elements. Students learn to draw...
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Story Boards

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students devise story boards to sequence the main events in a story. They draw a picture that demonstrates the main event in each chapter of a story and label it with a sentence.
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High Wire Act

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a time line to sequence the main events for the book Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully. They write a paragraph summarizing the main events of the story.
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Reading Quilt/Main Idea

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study main events in a story. In this reading comprehension lesson, 6th graders illustrate each event on a piece of paper with a quotation from the book and a summary of the event to represent the caption of the picture....