Reading Power Through Visualizations
Students read excerpts from a core literature book. They visualize images of what they read. Students write down their favorite line of imagery. They create an oral collage by reading their selected passages.
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The President's Message: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Decipher Franklin D. Roosevelt's message to Congress concerning a declaration of war on December 11, 1941. Learners analyze the message through a close reading and a series of text-dependent questions. Specific directions are provided,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inspiration Visual Study Guides
With the use of Inspiration software, guide your class to create visual study guides. The technique of associating images with words in an outline visual format is demonstrated first by the educator. Learners then build their own study...
5th - 12th Languages CCSS: Designed
Drink, Drink That Milk!
Teach your class about milk while practicing informational text reading skills. The resource includes a short text to read, accompanying questions and vocabulary, a vocabulary exercise, a sequence exercise, and a reading comprehension...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Song of the Trees
Support a class reading of the novel Song of Trees by Mildred D. Taylor with this reading comprehension handout. Focusing on helping young readers to make predictions and inferences, ask questions, and visualize the story, this simple...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding.
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Learning English through Poems and Songs
Exposing learners to the power of words in poetry is a stimulating way to learn languages. Songs, haikus, rhyming words, and narrative works are all employed in a resource for teaching English as a Second Language.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Read through Mem Fox's 10 reading commandments and obtain an abundance of strategies to develop a love of reading in young learners. Additionally, use Tough Boris by Mem Fox to promote early literacy with a read aloud and an assortment...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Power through Visualizations
Students participate in a visualization activity as the teacher reads parts of a book aloud. They listen with their eyes closed while they create pictures in their mind. They write down their favorite line of imagery before volunteering...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts