Card Catalog/Library Database Activity: "John Henry"
In this card catalog and library database worksheet based on the story John Henry, students use a computer screen showing results of a library computer subject search, then answer 5 questions about finding books.
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Guided Reading Lesson Plan: John Henry An American Legend
Students learn about John Henry by reading the book, John Henry An American legend. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read a bibliography and discuss what they have read. Students also write a reflection about how they...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Summer Reading Activities
Provide parents with the tools they need to bridge the summer learning gap with this collection of fun activities. Whether it's creating an alphabet poster with illustrations for each letter, playing a game of sight word concentration,...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Off to Adventure!: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)
Off to Adventure! is the theme of an English language arts unit comprised of a variety of challenge activities. Scholars enhance skills and reinforce concepts by taking part in a grand book discussion, giving an oral report, and writing...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Study Guide for Hatchet
Use this packet as a companion to your study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The resource breaks the novel up into several chunks, and for each chunk provides activities, background information, vocabulary, graphic organizers, and response...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Beary Good Library: Library Manners
After a reading of Jeanne Willis' The Boy Who Thought He Was a Teddy Bear, primary graders must decide if the photos they are shown picture children in the library acting like boys and girls or misbehaving bears. Develop library skills...
K - 3rd English Language Arts