Common Core Aligned Resources for RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
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Conceived of Compromises: Creating the US Constitution
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States Constitutions is one of the world's oldest written constitutions that is still in use today. Learn more about the creation of a document that regulates the separation of powers, checks and balances, and citizens' rights...
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
On Target: Strategies to Help Readers Make Meaning through Inferences
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a resource that explicitly teaches, models, and provides readers with opportunities to practice the process of drawing inferences from text. Packed with strategies elementary, middle, and high school teachers can use, the resource...
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
Native Americans and Natural Resources
4th - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
North American Indian civilizations had already been in place for over 10,000 years before the arrival of European settlers. Introduce your young historians to Indian tribes that lived in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth...
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...