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The Hyper-Partisan Politics of Prohibition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A full and thoughtful lesson plan includes links, handouts, guided viewing worksheets, and great extension activities. Upper graders will examine extreme politics, propaganda, hyper-partisanship, and the 1928 presidential election. They...
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Note This!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Help young readers learn how to highlight the most important information in a text. A short passage about deserts and a bulleted list are provided as an example. After reviewing it as a class, have learners try the passage about the...
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Interactive Student Notebook for Middle School ELA

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Encourage creative, independent, and reflective thinking and writing throughout the school year by having your class members keep Interactive Student Notebooks (ISN). Here you'll find a presentation designed to introduce students to the...
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Pizza Biography

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
A biography writing lesson with a tasty twist! Kids create a "visual biography" in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph, and toppings represent supporting details. They learn research techniques, note-taking skills, and how to...
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The Daily Scoop

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils report classroom news. First, they write complete sentences using adjectives and adverbs to describe events. Next, they take turns presenting interesting news to the class using appropriate volume and clarity. As an extension,...
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Beginning Your Inquiry

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
If you're starting a research project, use this guide to help young learners form the inquiry for their research. With steps that outline the entire process, including note taking and gauging the quality of an inquiry question, this...
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Writing a Letter

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Here are three well-thought-out tasks intended to build good note taking and letter writing skills. The class reads three short letters, determines who wrote them (based on context) and takes notes as a pre-writing activity. They finish...
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Comprehension: Compare and Contrast Topics in Two Texts

For Teachers 3rd
A scripted lesson can be a big help for new teachers. This fully scripted three-day learning activity provides teachers with the means to demonstrate how to compare and contrast two topics in two texts. Learners will work as a class to...
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Alternative Energy Sources

For Teachers 6th
After reading the True Story of the Three Little Pigs, sixth graders consider the use of sustainable and alternative energy sources. They participate is a panel discussion on the topic, conduct research and present their findings orally....
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Selective Underlining Taking Notes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
It is so important for learners to become selective and strategic readers. This slide show provides examples and practice exercises that encourage them to read informational text and selectively underline key points or information. Great...
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For Teachers 7th
Use this complete and simple lesson plan to help your class examine the main characters in Kipling's story Rikki-Tkki-Tavi. A fun and creative pre-reading activity, coupled with two different graphic organizers, help to scaffold young...
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The Carolingian Dynasty

For Students 7th - 9th
Assist your class as they take notes on the Carolingian Dynasty. This handout contains spaces for them to take down information on each of the six rulers of the time period. Starting with Duke Pepin and finishing up with Louis I, this...
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Reading Expository Nonfiction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Highlighters and Post-it notes bring purpose and fun to marking important ideas and details in a text. Readers keep summaries of texts they have read in a journal or log, and can use this to retell main ideas and supporting details. This...
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Religions of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions,...
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Listening To a Guest Speaker

For Teachers 3rd - 11th Standards
Pupils review the main points of note-taking to summarize the content of a formal or informal spoken presentation. They hear a guest speaker talk about a pre-arranged topic and take notes during the presentation. Next, they write a...
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This is my Story: Task 3 Day 1-2

For Teachers 6th Standards
As part of a larger unit, this portion focuses on drafting and organizing information after analyzing three different literary mediums that convey a similar topic. They complete a carousel activity where they move from station to...
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Listening - Strategies to Improve Listening Skills

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover strategies to help become a better listener, to identify main idea, and recognize important details. They then make note of important information and answer questions related to the listening passage.
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Answering a Research Question

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore beginning research skills. In this nonfiction comprehension and research lesson, students generate possible research questions to answer when given the book title of Animals of the Sea and Shore by Ann O. Squire....
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Lesson 1: Identifying Information

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Factual books about animals are great for sparking interest in non-fiction text. Little ones will love learning about the foods animals eat as they practice identifying facts in a text. They chart the information they've learned by...
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Big Bushy Mustache: comprehension skills

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension skills worksheet, learners read the book Big Bushy Mustache and complete comprehension activities. Students complete 5 activities including note taking, making inferences, fiction and non fiction, drawing...
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Writing a Biography - Helen Keller

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate inspirational figures by researching Helen Keller.  In this biography activity, students utilize the Internet to take notes about the life of Helen Keller.  Students complete a biography question worksheet which they...
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Animal Diaries

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students read Diary of a Worm by Foreen Cronin. In this journal writing lesson, students research an animal and write a diary by their animal. Students apply the research they've completed in their writings. Students share their diaries....
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Science and Society: Synthetic Elements

For Students 8th - 11th
In this synthetic elements worksheet, students read a selection, "Maya Lin's Civil Rights Memorial," then decipher the main ideas. Students are asked to support their main ideas with notes and phrases that prove their understanding of...
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Take Note2!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice the note-taking skills of Pocket Note Taking, Outlining, and 2 column note taking. They use pocket notes, outlining, and/or two-column notes to summarize information taken from web sites or other sources. Afterward,...