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Second graders define vocabulary using context clues, such as pictures, and a dictionary. They answer questions as part of a scavenger hunt.
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Identifying an Author’s Purpose - Part 2
The ability of young readers to cite textual evidence when discussing a piece of writing is essential to the development of their reading comprehension skills. The second lesson in this series allows learners to practice this technique...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
All About Homophones
Put the fun back in reading fundamentals with an interactive set of lessons about homophones. Learners of all ages explore the relationships between words that sound the same but have different meanings, and complete a variety of fun and...
1st - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Christmas Tree Vocabulary
Here is a new Christmas twist on dictionary use and word research. After making a paper Christmas tree, learners listen to a wide selection of Christmas music. When they hear an unfamiliar word they write it down, look up the definition,...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Art Books, Songs, and Activities
In conjunction with art, have your class read books, say rhymes, sing songs, go over vocabulary, and complete art activities. There are some fun activities in this resource. For instance, combine vocabulary and finger paint or paint like...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Dinosaur Bones (Barner)
Dig into some prehistoric vocabulary in Bob Barner's informative book Dinosaur Bones. This works best if you introduce the primitive words before reading the story. These are the focus terms in the text: ancient, climate, extinct,...
K - 3rd English Language Arts