Fourth graders investigate the characteristics of fables. They examine the problems, characters, and lessons or morals that relate to life. Finally, they write and illustrate an original fable.
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New Review Androclus and the Lion
Kindness is never a standalone act. Fourth graders read the classic tale of Androclus and his act of service to the lion, which is repaid to him by the lion in a Roman colosseum. After reading the passage, they answer four comprehension...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summary of Fiction and Non-Fiction Text
Somebody Wanted But So Then (SWBST)? Yes! Here's a great strategy for teaching young readers how to summarize narrative text. In addition, the packet includes exercises that show kids how to summarize nonfiction text using the classic...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Fairy Tales and Tall Tales - Read-Aloud Anthology
Enrich a unit on fairy tales and tall tales with a set of read-aloud lessons. Second graders hone writing, vocabulary, comprehension, and literary analysis skills as they read classic stories. Complete with extension projects, discussion...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Establishing a Point of View in Narratives
Your readers study first and third person point of view and then rewrite classic tales. Richly detailed, the six-part plan provides considerations for beginning, proficient, and advanced learners. Included are suggestions for...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
A Christmas Carol Educator Resource Guide
Heed Charles Dickens' warning of misusing one's life from A Christmas Carol and don't miss the opportunity offered by a resource that prepares learners for this epic tale. Packed with information and lesson ideas, the guide offers...
4th - 12th English Language Arts