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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The literacy focus of this three-unit module is on reading scientific and technical text and writing to inform and explain. In Unit 1, young scholars build background knowledge of the rainforest and the scientists who study them. Kathryn...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Varying Perspectives on World War II

For Teachers 8th Standards
The three units in Module 3A focus on Japanese-American relations during World War II and use Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand as the central text. The lessons in the Unit 1...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Percy Jackson and the Hero’s Journey

For Teachers 6th Standards
Introduce sixth graders to mythology, its purposes, and its elements. The study begins with 13 lessons in Module 1, Unit 1 collection. Pupils practice their close reading skills with Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief as well as with...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: How Scientists Communicate About the Living Things of the Rainforest

For Teachers 5th Standards
In the first unit of a three-unit module, young scientists gather background knowledge about the rainforest's biodiversity. They learn how to identify the main idea in an interview and an article and practice notetaking, synthesizing,...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 4b: Reading and Research: Water is Life

For Teachers 7th Standards
Water may be everywhere but supplies of freshwater are dwindling. An eight-week, three-unit module takes up the topic of water sustainability and freshwater management. In Unit 1, seventh graders read Barbara Kingsolver’s article, “Water...
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Early Learning STEM Lessons

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
A four-lesson unit module  supports Early Learning STEM Education for children between the ages of three and five. Youngsters practice using their senses to observe, build structures using different shapes, explore the properties of...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Study: The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth

For Teachers 5th Standards
In Unit 2, students continue to build their reading and writing skills and their understanding of how new or improved technologies are developed to meet the needs of society through a case study of Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of...
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James and The Giant Peach Vocabulary Building Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Reading literature is one of the best ways for kids to build a strong vocabulary while honing in on their comprehension skills. These vocabulary activities go along with the wonderful book, James and the Giant Peach. The children will...
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Vocabulary Building Through Visualization of Word Meanings to Create Digital Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use online dictionaries to define vocabulary words and create a visualization of word meanings through digital art. Middle schoolers go online to define assigned vocabulary words. They visualize the meanings of the words in photo...
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2nd Grade CCSS Vocabulary Word List

For Teachers 2nd
Build the vocabulary your second graders need to meet the Common Core Math Standards with this list of key terms. Complete with a set of vocabulary cards that support each word image and examples, this resource is an excellent tool for...
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Academic Vocabulary Building Activities

For Teachers K - 9th Standards
Suggestions for using Roberto Marzano's six-step approach to academic vocabulary instruction are detailed in a packet that includes graphic organizers, worksheets, and activities.
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Vocabulary Practice For Week 1

For Students 4th - 6th
In this vocabulary building worksheet, students learn the meanings of five unrelated words. Students answer 10 varied questions about these words.
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Vocabulary Building

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Offer learners a step-by-step process for approaching unknown words with this PowerPoint presentation of vocabulary strategies, which details how to use context clues and word parts (roots, prefixes, suffixes), as well as encourages...
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Vocabulary Building with Visual Representations

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Builds vocabulary through student-created visual representations of word meanings. This resource ncorporates choice, multiple intelligences, tech options from a slideshow and publishing software to paper and markers, and speaking tasks....
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Vocabulary Multiple Choice. Worksheet 20

For Students 9th - 11th
In this vocabulary building worksheet, students select the best choice from four possibilities. This worksheet is intended for use with advanced English language learners.
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Vocabulary and Concept Development: EDI

For Teachers 8th - 10th
The roots metro/meter and therm are the focus of a vocabulary building presentation that includes concise definitions, color-coded examples, and opportunities for guided and independent practice. Part of a series of roots and affixes...
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Vocabulary Building

For Teachers 1st - 4th
A fabulous language arts instructional activity has readers focus on the vocabulary in the key words, expand and build new vocabulary, and practice three grammar concepts. They recognize key words as they relate to communicating at work....
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Build a High Dive

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Can't build a cantilever? You'll be able to after a hands-on, constructive activity. Young engineers build cantilevers out of straws and tape. The finished products must be able to hang off a table as far as possible.
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The Metamorphosis: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis is one of the most fascinating pieces of literature from the 20th century, and its rich vocabulary is one of the reasons it has endured for over a century. Help learners of all levels work through new...
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Arkansas and NAFTA

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and...
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Additional Vocabulary Building Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Why say that someone is nice when you could express so much more by calling this person delightful, charming, or gracious? After going over a sample word, have your pupils exercise their synonym skills by assigning each pair an overly...
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The Tempest: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bingo! Practice vocabulary from William Shakespeare's The Tempest with a fun matching game. As you call out the definitions, class members mark the new vocabulary words that match and try to get five in a row.
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Building Vocabulary: Touching Spirit Bear

For Students 6th - 8th
Two activities are provided for you here as you start to read Touching Spirit Bear with your class. First, introduce them to some of the new vocabulary they'll encounter once they start reading. Then, complete two KWHL charts. For the...
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Charlotte's Web Vocabulary Sheets

For Students 2nd Standards
That's some worksheet! A 10-page packet includes vocabulary words from each chapter in Charlotte's Web. 

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