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A Shooting Star
In this vocabulary and reading comprehension instructional activity, students read a short selection. Students look back at the selection to determine the meaning of 5 words.
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Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
Third graders read the story, "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt" and discuss slavery. After answering questions about the story, 3rd graders sing "Follow the Drinkin' Gourd" and explore the clues in each verse that allowed the slaves to...
3rd English Language Arts
Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Activity Pages
Fun you will have with a Star Wars® activity packet made up of an assortment of puzzles, coloring pages, quizzes, a writing prompt, instructions for building a lightsaber and puppets, all of which feature young padawans' favorite...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Section Three: What's the Status of Biodiversity?
Biodiversity is essential for every habitat, but many species are at risk due to pollution and other factors. Explore several different species native to Illinois in a gallery walk with posters that learners have created after research...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Speeding Rocket, a Shooting Star... It's a Racing Reader!
Prepare a gameboard and die-cut race cars to play a fun fluency game. Also create several flash cards to review the long /i/ sound. Then, model reading smoothly and with expression, emphasizing the importance of re-reading texts to...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts