I Can Smell Things with My Nose
For this paragraph starter worksheet, students complete a paragraph about things they can smell. This would be an excellent writing exercise to increase the use of descriptive detail.
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Writing
"I can" statements are great for wording the Common Core standards in a way everybody will understand. Prime first graders with a writing checklist that addresses eight key expository writing standards taken directly from the Common...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Language
Support third graders with developing their language skills using this Common Core checklist. With each standard written as an I can statement, children are given clear learning goals to work toward throughout the year.
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Researching and Note-Taking: Building Expertise About a Colonial Trade
Building on the previous lesson plan in this unit on colonial trade, the ninth lesson plan has young experts continuing their research and writing summaries of the information they find. To begin, children participate in guided practice...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Main Idea and Summarizing
The ability to identify the main idea of a text and summarize a text will help your learners get far when reading. This resource covers both main idea and summarizing in detail with six short lessons about main idea and five quick...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable