Mark Twain: "The Glorious Whitewasher"
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Number and Operations: Primes, Composites and Common Factors
Incorporate riddles into your math lesson by having students make tree factors and determine if the number is a prime or composite. They will also use other clues to find the answer to the riddle while sharpening their multiplication...
4th - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
4th Grade Personal Narrative
Throughout 10 lessons, fourth graders learn how to plan, organize, write, and edit their own personal narratives. In the beginning, young writers come up with ideas of personal experiences and the emotions linked with those experiences....
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Lightning Thief: Vocabulary Strategy
Take an in-depth look into the vocabulary from the novel, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. With a list of words to choose from, scholars discover the definition, origin, stories associated with the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Verb + Gerund Verb + Preposition + Gerund
Does that sound right to you? Writing sentences can be tricky if you do not know what tense of the verb to use. Using gerunds help the sentence flow and make it easier to read, and really who doesn't love adding -ing to words?
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Respect: It Starts With You!
There are few things as frustrating to a teacher as a disrespectful student. Luckily this collection of activities, worksheets, and writing exercises is here to help eliminate this problem by teaching young leaners what respect really...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Readers at any level who are practicing phonics will benefit from a highly customizable set of features designed for instruction and practice. The extensive library of phonemes and exemplar words covers sounds from the a in cat to the zh...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Representing a Number as a Decimal, Percent, and Fraction, Part 1
Clear up the confusion and help your learners make the connection between percents, decimals and fractions. This video describes the process needed to write 18% first as a decimal, and then as a fraction in its simplest form. Sal does a...
4 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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