Fifth graders review notetaking skills and brainstorm a list of times when notetaking is important. They review a given text then take notes on writing paper, using the modeled style.
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Those Who Cannot Remember History- Note-taking Skills
Students read the newspaper to practice note-taking skills. In this note-taking skills instructional activity, students read the newspaper and take notes on articles. A quiz is given, following this activity. Examples of articles are...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Solar System Learning Activities
Replete with background information and handy links, what you'll find here is a wide scope of activities and resources to support study of our solar system. You could build an effective, cross-curricular study out of the pieces you'll...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Living History- An Intergenerational Philanthropy
Students gather information from a senior friend to write a biography. In this living history books instructional activity, students organize information to complete a book about their senior friend. Detailed teacher instructions for...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Prior Knowledge: What Do You Know About Dogs?
Students consciously activate prior knowledge in order to comprehend new information about a given subject. In this comprehension and prior knowledge lesson, students use a graphic organizer to activate prior knowledge and use their...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
A Colony is Born : Lesson 3 - Marking Time
Fifth graders refer to text and timeline to fill in a graphic organizer and timeline from 1492-1607. They participate in a class discussion that allows for speedy accumulation of events and fill in their own timelines. They work in small...
5th English Language Arts
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed