A Very Strange Photo
Students participate in a variety of pre-reading activities to enhance their comprehension of, A Soft Pillow For an Armadillo. They extend their understanding by writing creatively about a photo, or drawing, that they have brought in.
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Every Picture Tells a Story: The Great Depression
Every picture really does tell a story. Start the day by reading select passages from Children of the Orphan Train and discussing your listeners' initial feelings. Then, pair a KWL with a YouTube video (attached here). Then, using these...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice
Practice makes proficient. Get your scholars practicing their reading comprehension skills using this packet of 24 nonfiction paired reading passages, each followed by a set of questions to test their unerstanding.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Matilda - Throwing the Hammer
Full truth, or an exaggeration? How can you tell when a storyteller is exaggerating a story? Readers analyze a story told by Hortensia, and identify the exaggerative language she uses. Then, learners write their own narrative story using...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable