FROG: Fun Research Our Goal
Students identify the subdivisions of the Dewey Decimal System. They gather a list of materials found in the library that would fall into these categories. They ask questions as needed.
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Researching and Note-Taking: Becoming an Expert on a Colonial Trade
Fourth graders work in small groups to become experts on different colonial trades in the eighth lesson of this unit. Working toward the long-term goal of writing a piece of historical fiction, young scholars read informational texts and...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Oh! the Places You'll Go!
Honor Dr. Seuss on his birthday with a read aloud of the story Oh! the Places You'll Go! and a variety of activities that inspire scholars to dream of their future endeavors. Readers take part in conversations, research the life of...
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Students explore economics by creating a budget. For this financial goal setting lesson, students investigate their use of time by completing a worksheet. Students identify financial goals they would like to achieve in the next several...
2nd - 5th 21st Century Skills
Develop a Research Question
Once a topic for researching has been determined, the next step is to narrow down to a specific question within the topic. The second in a nine-part series on writing an informational text about Native Americans uses prior knowledge as a...
3 mins 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Mini Page: Make It a Good New Year
The New Year is a time for reflecting on the previous year in order to make resolutions and set goals for self improvement. With multiple suggestions towards becoming a better classmate, student, friend, and healthy person, the resource...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
More People to Stick to New Year's Resolutions
What makes a good New Year's resolution? Practice goal-setting and reading comprehension with a set of language arts activities. English learners work on cloze passages, synonym matches, interviewing exercises, and comprehension...
4th - 8th English Language Arts