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Mrs. Baig is Missing
Students help create a story with illustrations using GarageBand, Kidspiration, Keynote, and the book Miss Nelson is Missing as a basis. This four-day project culminates with the presentation of the final product to the class.
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Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson, children learn to use both the words and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Class Election from the Black Lagoon Storia Teaching Guide
One of my favorite things about this resource is that they use a standardized lexile to help you determine who should be reading what book. I also love this great teacher's guide for the book, The Class Election from the Black Lagoon. In...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
All Together Now: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)
All Together Now is the theme of this series of ESL lessons. Provide support to your language learners through games, role play, stories, and discussions all about greeting others, giving commands, telling about themselves, and being...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Close Reading: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Three readings make up a close reading lesson showcasing Mem Fox's picture book, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. After each reading, take part in a different activity designed to support comprehension and answer the question, What is...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed