Make a How-to Poster
In this sequential ordering instructional activity, 3rd graders design a poster telling how to complete a task of their choice. Students fill in 4 sections writing the simple step by step directions for their given task.
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Making Comparisons in a How-to Report
This guide sheet with exercises focuses on how to incorporate comparative and superlative adjectives into a How-to report to make your writing most effective and clear. To practice, learners insert the appropriate forms of adjectives...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Taking Visual Impairment to School
What is the world like when you can't see, or when your vision is impaired? Learn about how Lisa communicates with the world around her with Taking Visual Impairment to School by Rita Whitman Steingold. Learners answer discussion...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Interesting Is It?
Discussing topics that other people are interested in is a key social skill that can often be overlooked. Here is a resource that supports learners in developing this life skill by first prompting them to consider a wide range of...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Getting to the Root of It
Young readers learn how to get at the root of new vocabulary with this fun language arts activity. Working in pairs, children begin by taking turns matching unknown vocabulary words to their Greek or Latin roots. When all the vocabulary...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Making Comparisons in a How-to-Report
Use this guide sheet to help your class prepare to write a how-to report. They focus is on using comparative and superlative adjectives to make writing clear and effective. To practice, pupils replace an underlined adjective in seven...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Making Predictions #4
Show young readers how to use evidence from the text in an activity about making predictions. After reading five short passages, kids note what they think will happen next based on what they have read, and include the evidence that...
3rd - 4th 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
Blue Ribbon Readers: Making Connections
Model for young readers how to make the shift from passive to active reading by making text-to-self and text-to-text connections. After a series of activities that provide guided practice, the focus shifts to making text-to-words...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed