Fifth graders choose a particular president to research. They define the task of the project, brainstorm questions, list and evaluate possible sources to answer their questions.
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"Who Was George Washington?" Reading Comprehension
Most everyone knows that George Washington was the First President of the United States. But there is more to find out in a biography about him and a instructional activity that goes with it. With 1–3 questions per chapter, learners...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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2nd - 12th English Language Arts