Introduction to Computers and Computer-Related Tasks
Students identify the different parts of a computer workstation. They identify the parts of sentences dealing with the workstation and conjugate verbs. They practice using the new vocabulary
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Using Think-Alouds to Improve Reading Comprehension
Watch literacy scores rise as upper elementary and middle school young scholars begin to improve their reading comprehension using these think-aloud strategies. Versatile for multiple grade levels and reading units, the activities focus...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Planning for Writing: Introduction and Conclusion of a Literary Argument Essay
After completing three body paragraphs of an argument essay about life's rules to live by from Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis, it's time to begin writing the introduction and conclusion. Independently, pupils draft the final two...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Draft an Introduction to a Persuasive Letter
Where to begin? For many young writers the hardest part is figuring out how to start. The narrator of this short video models how to hook the reader's interest and preview the central argument of a persuasive letter. "The Little Owls...
6 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Develop Sub-points to Support a Thesis Statement
A thesis has two jobs. First, it must present an opinion or claim. It also needs to outline the support a writer is going to use in his essay in order to give the reader an idea of what's to come. A video and presentation includes a...
3 mins 7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Europe's Languages & Religions
The question posed to the class is, "What makes a group?" The answer to that question results in a better understanding of the nature of culture. Race, location, religion, language, and group identification are explored as children pair...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Welcome to Computer Science
You don't need to know how to code in order to teach your students! Show them learning is a lifelong skill by learning along with them. Take this activity for example; the code is on the left, and the result is on the right. Can you...
4 mins 5th - 12th Technology & Engineering