Break It Down
Students summarize a selected piece of text fiction text. After reviewing the correct way to read silently, students read a nonfiction article. They write a summary paragraph using a story web and the five step process outlined by the instructor.
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The Writing Process
The writing process can be daunting for many young learners. This presentation breaks it down into seven manageable steps, including examples that clearly model the process for young writers. Present this resource to your class in the...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Skill Lessons – Prefixes and Suffixes
Sometimes the best way to understand a concept is to break it down. Young vocabulary pupils work with word parts in a hands-on activity that prompts them to connect flash cards with affixes to their root and base words. Additionally,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Interesting Is It?
Discussing topics that other people are interested in is a key social skill that can often be overlooked. Here is a resource that supports learners in developing this life skill by first prompting them to consider a wide range of...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mental and Emotional Well Being
Promote positive ways to express emotions with five lessons that focus on feelings, friendship, and dealing with stress. Scholars learn how to identify and express feelings through role play, grand conversation, a game, poetry reading,...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Can Infer Predictions Based on an Analysis of Motive
Use a character or person's motivation as the basis for a prediction of that character or person's next action. Pupils select an individual from their reading, copy a quote, write down an inference about that character's motives, and...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inferences Worksheet 8
Lead your class toward mastery of making inferences with a straightforward worksheet. Pupils read four short passages and make inferences based on the questions asked about each passage. They explain their reasoning for each inference by...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
School-Home Links: Breaking Words into Syllables
Involve the whole family in syllable division with this resource, which has parents helping their children practice a new skill. Learners look at 6 words, which are visually divided, and write down their syllable count. There are 2...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts