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Interactive Read Aloud

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learning how to deliver good literacy instruction is key to becoming a successful teacher. This resource isn't so much a lesson as it is a guide to leading children in an interactive read-aloud session to increase fluency, comprehension,...
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The Interactive Read-Aloud

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters participate in interactive read alouds about immigration.As they listen to teacher-chosen books that highlight the concept of immigration, they will be provided with opportunities to interact. They can respond to the...
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The Interactive Read-Aloud

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discover the joy of reading a book through the teaching method of a read-aloud while interacting with the teacher by answering different questions. The lesson includes a sample of a read-aloud and the dialogue used with students...
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Vote for Grace!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Boost reading comprehension skills with a lesson designed around the story, Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio. A KWL chart introduces the story's topic—running for president—followed by a read-aloud. The class analyzes the main...

Asking and Answering Questions: Reading about a Frog's Habitat

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Building upon previous lessons, scholars take to asking and answering questions about a frog's habitat. A partner discussion follows a read-aloud of an informational text in preparation for a worksheet that boosts reading comprehension...
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Building Reading Skills: Fluency

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners practice their fluency skills. In this fluency lesson, students read aloud stories to their peers and they help to coach one another on their fluency, pronunciation, phrasing, and inflection. They discuss what makes a good...
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Reading a Comparison-Contrast Essay

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Turn your passive readers into active readers with an engaging lesson on reading informational text. Focused on compare and contrast structured essays, the activity prompts elementary learners to jot down questions and think-aloud...
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Swing Your Partner!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This was written for ESOL learners, but could work for any elementary class. Learners read about the American dance style known as Square Dancing. They explore its use in literature, write a friendly letter about it, and then use their...
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National Reading Month

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Keep young readers accountable with a self-directed reading schedule! Learners write down their reading goals in a blank calendar and make a goal for the entire month as well. 
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Narrative of the Captivity Close Reading

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Model close reading, read aloud, think aloud, and text marking strategies before class members tackle Mary White Rowlandson's story of her experiences and reflections on the time spent as a captive during King Philip's War. Learners...
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The Interactive Read-Aloud

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students listen to a variety of books about immigration themes. They discuss immigration and some of the ideas presented in the books. They complete a variety of immigration-themed art projects.
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Poetry As Oral Performance

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Reciting poetry is a great way to build oral language skills and build classroom community. Pupils look at the text elements of poetry and choose a poem to read aloud. They focus on rhythm, fluency, and expression. This is a great way to...
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Because of Winn-Dixie

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Readers analyze an excerpt from Kate DiCamillo's novel Because of Winn-Dixie. They read silently, and then hear it read aloud. Definitions for underlined vocabulary words are in the margin, and other potentially difficult words are in...
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Poetry Aloud/Poetry Out Loud

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
To appreciate the value of seeing and hearing a poetry performance, groups prepare readings of selected poems and then compare and critique their interpretations and videotaped versions of the same poem. Included in the resource are...
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Stellaluna: Bat or Bird?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The story Stellaluna by Janell Cannon lends itself as a fictional resource in determining the difference between bats and birds. On the other end of reading genres, scholars examine the informative text, Bat News. Using their new-found...
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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The language of the Constitution can feel quite ominous to young learners, but there are a variety of strategies you can utilize to help your class grasp the important concepts and ideals in our nation's founding document. This lesson...
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Read and Write about It

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Reading informational text is a skill that transcends subjects and grade levels. Practice reading about different topics in various formats with a language arts lesson plan that includes opportunities for writing and research as well.
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Parrot in the Oven: Think Aloud

For Teachers 6th - 9th
A think aloud activity is a great way for readers to develop critical thinking skills. This resource models for readers how to use this strategy to think critically about a passage from Victor Martinez's Parrot in the Oven.
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What's Your Point of View?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A read-aloud and whole-class discussion about first and third-person point of view opens a lesson that examines fairytales. Pairs or small groups complete a worksheet in which they read a text then fill in an organizer. Either...
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FRAME Your Worldview

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Scholars employ FRAME to comprehend the story, Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne. Learners practice using multiple perspectives by examining objects, then complete graphic organizers. A read-aloud challenges pupils to consider the...
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders interact with the story of Alexander's horrible day by connecting it to their lives. They practice predicting, writing paragraphs, reading aloud, discussing his problems, making a card to cheer him up, and designing a pair...
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Charlotte's Web

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders focus on fluency by reading the book Charlotte's Web. In this reading strategies lesson, 4th graders partner read, do guided reading, and independent reading to increase fluency. Students use Venn Diagrams, discuss cause...
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Reading with Bailey’s Book House

For Teachers K
Students decode words as they construct meaning. In this writing lesson plan, students create a story using the software program Bailey's Book House. They listen to their story on the computer, print it out, and read it aloud.