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Read Me A Story

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Big Bird and Zoe figure out how to get Maria to read them a story. In doing so, they list all of the reasons they love listening to stories. It can lead to a discussion of why reading is important.
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Write on! Hooking the Reader

For Teachers 4th
How does one hook a reader? Fourth graders will brainstorm ways to "hook" the reader into a story they wrote. They will view online examples of using figurative language in a story. This is a great "show" not "tell" activity. Resources...
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My Pumpkin Story

For Teachers K - 5th
Have young pumpkin carvers use technology to create a unique pumpkin face and write a short story about the special characteristics of their pumpkin.
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Activity I: Exploring Theme

For Teachers 9th - 12th
All stories contain themes. Examine the theme of an assigned story (the instructional activity suggests To Kill a Mockingbird). Your class can either read a story or watch a DVD to analyze the main theme of the story. They identify terms...
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Descriptive Language and Theme

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Get ready to explore themes with a session rich in modeling that includes both worksheets and an assessment recording sheet. The class completes a pre-assessment to determine their understanding of theme and how to identify it. They read...
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Reading Comprehension: Thor and Sif

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Expose your readers to the fascinating legends of Norse Gods Thor and Sif. They read a brief introduction about traditional stories and myths then read several paragraphs on these figures, marking unknown words as they go. Learners look...
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Reading Practice: Peter Rabbit

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Oh, that naughty Peter Rabbit! Youngsters read an excerpt aloud from the classic Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Peter Rabbit." They retell the story in their own words and discuss the events. Readers make inferences about various...
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A Fantasy Story: Baby Bear's Space Journey

For Students K - 1st Standards
Give this literacy worksheet to your beginning readers to help them draw out key details and retell in their own words. They read a short fantasy story about a bear in space which includes dialogue, onomatopoeia, and a simple story line....
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Model writing a summary with The Fall of Freddie the Bat. Of the ten events in the story, class members help you select the five most important. After working independently on another story, class groups act out a nursery rhyme by freeze...
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Order of Events

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and put the events of the story in order. Each event is written on a sentence strip and while the teacher reads, listeners can arrange the strips inthe correct order. After reading, reshuffle the...
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Sharing My Older Friend With Others

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary learners explore the difference between aged characters and young characters in literature. They use Venn diagrams to compare and contrast the attributes given to both younger and older characters in different pieces of...
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Two Settings

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners respond to the text Riding Freedom. They will compare and contrast two settings by filling in a graphic organizer. They explore different settings, discuss the reasons why settings change, and draw conclusions using descriptive...
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Character Comparison

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Read two stories and compare and contrast two characters using the Venn diagram included. The activities focus on identifying the characters' actions, emotions, and motives. Then the class discusses the characters' similarities and...
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Missing: One Princess

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Catalyze your classroom's creativity with this PowerPoint. It provides young writers with a general idea of a story about a missing princess, different characters, and step-by-step writing instructions from beginning to end. There are...
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¿Quién está durmiendo? / Who is Sleeping?

For Teachers 1st - 9th
All the animals are asleep for the night, except for one! Spanish learners can find out who it is by putting together and coloring a little book. Each of the eight pages includes text and images. See the materials for two additional...
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Irony in "The Gift of the Magi"

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Use O. Henry's ubiquitous tale of love and poverty to explore irony. After reading the story, middle schoolers identify examples of all three kinds of irony in the story. With partners, they brainstorm original examples of irony. Then...
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Story Stick Medallions

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students identify and visually represent important events in the beginning, middle, and end of a story. They arrange the pictures in sequential order. Students verbalize details while they retell their story idea to friends and family...
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Halloween Tales

For Teachers K - 5th
Give your pupils different Halloween story starters and ask them to complete the tale. They use a word processing program to load, enter, save, and print text, recognize the benefits of word processing, and demonstrate proper keyboarding...
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Kamishibai Stories

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners explore kamishibai stories, Japanese stories told through illustrated picture cards, and become familiar with their form. Afterward, they develop their own illustrated kamishibai story. Students discuss the process of drawing,...
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Fairy Tales Unit Ideas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars listen to children's fairy tales and watch them on a video. Afterward, they list the heroes from each story. Students write a short paragraph about a typical day for the hero. Young scholars dress up like their character...
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I Am a Storyteller

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Keep your kindergartners moving in this engaging literature activity. Centered around the picture book Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, this lesson has scholars analyze events, characters, and themes of the story. Was Lily responsible at...
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Character Clue Box

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use a graphic organizer in order to investigate the characters of a story. They participate in class discussion about characters and how to identify the parts of a story. Students fill in the graphic organizer with the...
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Build a Tasty Sandwich

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The subject doesn't sound to interesting, but with a child's imagination even a trip to the store can be an adventure. The class writes a narrative story about a trip to the store. They organize their stories to include an introductory...
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For Teachers 5th
The book Holes is a wonderful read for 4th or 5th grade students and summarizing is a skill to assist these students in comprehending what they have read. After reading chapter 1 students draw what they think "Camp Green Lake" looks...