Real and Fictional Wolves
Students demonstrate understanding of the difference between real and fictional wolves through critical reading and comparisons while using a Venn Diagram.
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Reading Closely for Textual Details: "The Wolf You Feed"
Close reading doesn't mean to literally read text close to your face, but rather to pay attention to particular details in order to develop a deep and purposeful understanding of text. The first part of a five-part resource provides an...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Phonics Teachers Resource Book
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Library Skills and Literature
The library is such a valuable resource for kids of all ages. Help elementary readers learn all about parts of the library, text features for both fiction and nonfiction text, and different ways to find books that they want to read.
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Practice Planning a Historical Narrative: The Wheelwright
Fourth graders use a four-square graphic organizer to plan a paragraph writing about a wheelwright. Using gathered research from the previous unit, young writers discover how to organize a plot in preparation of writing a historical...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Closely Teacher Manual
Wolves are the subject of a series of images, informational texts, videos, websites, and narratives. The activities prompt learners to use close reading skills, including reading closely for textual details, making evidence-based claims,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Text Structure: Features and Organization
Teach learners how to interact with both fiction and non-fiction text with a packet of activities and worksheets. After looking over text structure and the difference in text features between different types of writing, readers analyze...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Million Fish... Serving Up Exaggeration
Examine the use of exaggeration in narrative writing. Elementary scholars listen to a read aloud of Patricia McKissack's, A Million Fish... More or Less, before defining the word exaggeration. They record the use of exaggeration in the...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Guided Reading: Three Little Pigs (Plus Wolf: Javalinas)
Guide your class through reading various versions of The Three Little Pigs. Talk about the traditional story line and then discuss a different point of view: Maybe the wolf was just an innocent bystander! This lesson plan, which has...
K - 3rd English Language Arts