Preparing for Success
Students examine test preparation strategies for taking standardized exams. They determine the purpose for the tests, discover time management skill, and work on proper test attitudes. Finally, they design a test for a classmate.
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Examining Models: Criteria for Success for Our Explanatory Paragraphs
Following up their writing of a school constitution, fourth graders prepare to write a paragraph explaining the document to their peers. After looking at two writing samples, the teacher assists learners in developing their own criteria...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Apprentices prepare for the future
In this apprentices worksheet, students read a one page article titled "Apprentices prepare for the future" and answer multiple choice and short answer questions about it. Students answer 5 multiple choice and 10 short answer questions.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Environmental Interdependence (Environmental Awareness)
Whether introducing a study of environment awareness or preparing your classes for a performance task related to environmental interdependence, you will find this resource useful. Key terms and concepts are introduced so that all...
5th - 8th Science
Guest Speaker Preparation: A Cooperative Lesson
Are you planning to have a guest speaker talk to your class? Prepare in advance and help your class transform into an engaged and thoughtful audience. Before the visit, young writers work cooperatively to brainstorm what they want to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Sign of the Beaver: Book Club Discussion
Good question are the heart of great discussions. To prepare for a book club discussion, introduce young readers to the characteristics of good conversation-starting questions. Practice crafting questions for a text the class has...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable