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Weaving a Story of Cooperation: The Goat in the Rug

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Weaving is an important part of Navajo culture. Read The Goat in the Rug to your fourth and fifth graders, and give them a glimpse into the process of rug making from the point of view of a goat! They will learn new vocabulary words and...
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Agriculture and the Government

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the government's involvement in the U.S. A's food production and make connections relating to farm programs. In this historical agriculture instructional activity, students read content and research significant...
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May I Take Your Order, Please?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils read a story, boil down that story to 5 to 7 key events, create a sequencing quiz to go with the story and have their classmates take the quiz. They will the strategy of sequencing by reading various stories (that they are not...
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The Monkey's Paw

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students complete a variety of activities which demonstrate understanding of the book The Monkey's Paw .
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Reading

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third grade readers are given clear learning goals with this Common Core checklist. By turning each reading standard into an I can statement, children can focus on mastering the required grade level skills.
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Let's Get it Together! Reading to Learn

For Teachers K - 4th
Let’s learn about frogs! Young readers are led through “Freaky Frogs,” a non-fiction article. Teach learners how to edit an article so there are fewer details to sift through. After talking through the article, they learn the six steps...
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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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Sparrow Hawk Red - Attribute Web

For Students 6th - 8th
A useful scaffold to help your class with character analysis and text interpretation. Questions about characters from Sparrow Hawk Red by Ben Mikaelsen guide your young readers to describe a character literally, along with interpreting...
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Regions of the United States

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Your learners practice writing ideas on paper and logically presenting them in an organized manner. They brainstorm ways to write down ideas while creating a travelogue about a particular U.S. geographic region. When they present...
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Vocabulary: Make Connections with New Vocabulary

For Teachers 3rd
Connecting meaning to a given word via image or sentence can really help learners build their vocabulary and in turn enhance their reading ability. The class constructs a chart where they define each new vocabulary word, come up with an...
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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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Using the Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school learners review the six major reading comprehension strategies. They demonstrate the strategies by putting them into action using more complex reading. They finish by discussing a seventh strategy, monitoring comprehension.
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Identifying Text Features of a Self-Written Fable

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Make learning the parts of a book fun by having pupils construct their own glossary entries, table of contents, and title page. Beginning with a review of text features and a hunt for examples, kids use previously written fables to...
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We Play Music

For Teachers K - 2nd
Do you like music? Have your youngsters read We Play Music, practicing select reading strategies, like using picture clues to determine new words. Then, after their first independent read, have them re-read the story to a partner,...
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Beary Necessary Rules

For Teachers K
Young pupils learn about classroom rules as they also practice active reading strategies and reading comprehension skills. This lesson plan begins with a thorough reading of the story Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?. As the...
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Dusty Locks and the Three Bears

For Teachers K
Read this twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by Susan Lowell. Kindergartners listen, predict, and discuss the story. They then participate in a dramatization of the story and draw a picture to...
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Teaching Reading Comprehension through Social Studies Readings

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine how immigrants have changed the environment of the United States. Individually, middle schoolers will take a pre- and post-test to assess their reading comprehension. In groups, they compare and contrast the religions of...
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Henry VIII-Wives: 1509-1557

For Teachers 7th - 9th
King Henry VIII had a few wives, to say the least. Each slide gives specific information about each wife, when she was born, how her marriage to King Henry ended, her offspring (if any), and an interesting fact. Comprehension questions...
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World Religion Day: Reading Activities

For Students 7th - 8th
If your class is observing World Religion Day in January, use this resource to provide a research and response opportunity. A short informational reading (available as an MP3 download for auditory learners and listening exercises) is the...
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Spinelli's Maniac Magee (excerpt): Reading and Critical Thinking Practice

For Students 4th - 6th
A brief, dialogue-rich passage from Jerry Spinelli's novel Maniac Magee is accompanied by a well-written literacy assessment tool. Thematic content lends itself to age-appropriate discussions about race relations and social justice....
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Structure and Meaning Cues

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders use cues to identify unknown words. They will learn strategies to assist them in decoding while reading.  Then they discuss how to listen to themselves read in order to decide whether or not the word makes sense in the...
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The Wright Brothers on Hollywood Squares

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students test their knowledge of the Wright brothers by playing "Hollywood Squares." They read (or listen) with comprehension. Students follow the rules as they actively participate in a game to test their reading (or listening)...
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Word for the Dazed: part 3

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Whether it's for the SATs, reading comprehension, or literacy skills, building an academic vocabulary is key. Here are 6 terrific words each with a dictionary definition and colorful example. This presentation is timely and will resonate...
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Comprehension Test on Ever After

For Students 8th - 11th
If you are studying fairy tales in your class and watch Ever After as part of your curriculum, you might consider this comprehension test as a way to assess learners. Test-takers answer 25 questions about the film, time period, and the...