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In this reading quest worksheet, students complete this graphic organizer by generating questions, providing text explanations, and categorizing their responses after reading a chapter in social studies.
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Socrates Prosecution: Just or Unjust
Practice making judgments and tracking claims and evidence with the materials included here. Class members read two included articles about the trial of Socrates, looking at both sides of the argument. They work in small groups to track...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Asian America: Heritage Experience
Learners of all ages read and discuss books about Asian America. In this Asian-America lesson plan, different books for every age group are listed and various teaching strategies are suggested. Great tips cover virtually every grade level!
K - 12th English Language Arts
Listening Closely and Taking Notes in Expert Groups: Colonial Trade Podcast
The twelfth instructional activity of this unit builds on the skills developed in the previous instructional activity, as fourth graders continue their quest to become experts on colonial trade by listening to interviews with historical...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Magical World of Russian Fairy Tales
Young scholars read several fairy tales of Russian origin. They brainstorm common elements of a fairy tale and identify those elements in several examples. They retell a favorite fairy tale through a skit, oral storytelling, a sketch, or...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Reading Road Trip to Tennessee
Students plan a fictional trip to Tennessee. In this U.S. geography lesson, students read Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack and utilize MapQuest to plan out a route to Tennessee. Students research the history of Tennessee...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Reasons for Settling the New World
After studying the reasons settlers entered the New World, primary learners try to persuade others to enter this new land. Class members present their arguments in a variety of ways including posters, writings, and charts. Richly...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts