Now That's the Important Stuff!
Students review the concept of silent reading. Through modeling and guided practice, they summarize a written passage. In groups, they read another passage and follow the same procedure in summarizing the passage on their own.
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What's Important to You?
What are the most important things to your second graders? Learners read the poem "There Isn't Time" as inspiration to list things that are important to them. They list five things they would like to do in order of priority. Then,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Close Reading of That Book Woman: How Did People Access Books in Rural Areas of the United States?
For this ninth instructional activity in a larger beginning-of-the-year unit, close reading skills are used independently to find the gist of the story That Book Woman. Rereading for important details is the targeted skill to unlock a...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Spider and the Beehive
Anansi the spider teaches young readers the importance of sharing with others in this fun African folktale. Offering clear illustrations and repetitive structure, this printable book is ideal for developing children's reading fluency.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Verb Tense Review: the Importance of Time
When you ask a fourth grader to write a sentence in the past perfect progressive tense, there might be some confusion. But with a presentation that features several different verb tenses, along with examples and a handy timeline, your...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Subordinating Conjunctions | Parts of Speech App
Get an in depth look into subordinating conjunctions with a video that thoroughly explains and demonstrates what they are and how to use them in a sentence. Following instruction, an interactive pop quiz and review is available to check...
5 mins 3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Lesson: Heroes: Then and Now
What is the difference between Hercules and Spiderman? Both are heroes, right? Kids identify the characteristics that make a hero, and analyze the differences between heroes of long ago and today. They write creative stories describing a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts