Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each lesson features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind.
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ian’s Walk and Apples for Cheyenne
Help young learners understand friendship and empathy with two reading comprehension lessons. Each lesson focuses on a story about a child with autism, and encourages readers to compare and contrast the characters to each other and to...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Same and Different Song
Apples and oranges—how are they the same and how are they different? Find out with a music video that carefully describes the similarities and differences between apples and oranges. Viewers observe as hand-drawn animations illustrate...
1 min Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (Priceman)
Ask budding readers, "How do you make an apple pie?" You may get many answers, but Marjorie Priceman takes the cake with her idea in How to Make an Apply Pie and See the World, an adventurous tale full of wonder and new vocabulary. Using...
K - 3rd English Language Arts