Characters in Number the Stars
In this reading worksheet, students learn that authors often use the first two chapters to introduce characters. While reading Number the Starsby Lois Lowry, students fill out a chart with characters and their relationships to one another.
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Voices In the Park
Explore the impact a narrator's point of view has on a story with a reading of the children's book, Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne. Written in four different voices, the story is told and retold from different perspectives to...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Examine character in depth. Over the course of these six lessons, learners explore their own character traits, determine the traits of characters in the books they read, practice comparing and contrasting, and collaborate in small groups...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Two Stories
Compare new and old versions of the classic story Alice in Wonderland in this comprehensive learning exercise packet. Learners read an excerpt from the original, answering several analysis questions. They do the same for a more modern...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Contrasting Perspectives: Should the Farmworkers in Esperanza Rising Go On Strike? (Chapter 12: "Los Esparragos/Asparagus")
Explore multiple perspectives through a jigsaw activity that will improve your pupils' understanding of the characters in Esperanza Rising as well as their understanding of strikes and human rights. Tapping into prior knowledge, and...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
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,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Water: The Math Link
Make a splash with a math skills resource! Starring characters from the children's story Mystery of the Muddled Marsh, several worksheets create interdisciplinary connections between science, language arts, and math. They cover a wide...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Practice Book O
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Sun and the Stars
How are the stars similar to the sun in our galaxy? Learn all about the solar system with a reading excerpt about the sun and the stars. Kids read an informational passage before they answer questions about reading comprehension,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable