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Cloze Passage: Destruction of the Earth
In this destruction of the earth cloze procedure learning exercise, students fill in the 12 missing words in the passage to help identify their reading level.
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Understanding Themes in Esperanza Rising
Determining a theme or central idea is greatly emphasized in the Common Core standards. Target that skill though big metaphors and central symbols in Pam Muñoz Ryan's Esperanza Rising. Help your class reach the standard through...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Practicing Reading Closely: Section 1 of the Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)
The third lesson in a unit study of the Iroquois focuses on developing reading skills. Pupils brainstorm the actions of close readers and record these behaviors on an anchor chart entitled, “Close Readers Do These Things.” Guided by the...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What happens when an animal becomes endangered or extinct? Explore the ways that human influence throughout the environment has threatened the existence of other species with a reading passage. After reading the paragraphs, kids answer...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Cloze Activity: The Greenhouse Effect
In this greenhouse effect cloze procedure learning exercise, students review a brief selection that is missing 16 words and then attempt to fill in each blank with a word they think the author might have used. A word bank is provided.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts