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Shared Reading and Writing Humor and Adjectives
Third graders focus on humor in poetry during this week long series of lessons. They examine the jokes and vocabulary used. They look at shape poems and identify pronouns before writing an original shape poem using adjectives.
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Shared Reading and Writing Gregory Cool
Shared reading is a great way to engage in guided critical thinking and analysis. Using the book Gregory Cool, your class participates in week-long shared reading and writing activities. Comparison activities, word work, and story...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
On-Demand Assessment: Writing of an Information Paragraph About How a Bullfrog Survives
Having read and discussed Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, third graders demonstrate their bullfrog expertise by writing informational paragraphs. Building on the note-taking and paragraph planning from the previous lesson, learners create...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Shared Reading and Writing The Color of Home
Investigate the book "The Colour of Home" with a week-long set of Shared Reading and Writing lessons. You'll examine the use of commas to separate clauses, and phrases in a sentence, engage in wonderful discussions, and, write a...
3rd English Language Arts
Opinion Argument Writing Packet
You won't need much persuading to use an argumentative writing packet in your language arts class! With helpful reference pages, guided practice through the writing process, examples of opinion and argument writing, and a thorough...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
It's no secret that children can be very opinionated, but rather than fight against this natural tendency, embrace it with this primary grade writing project. After a shared reading of a children's book about persuasion, young learners...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Second-Grade Comprehension-Based Intervention
Help your youngsters find meaning in the text they read with this series of five intervention lessons. Offering explicit, step-by-step instructions for walking children through shared readings of leveled books, these...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Planning and Drafting Explanatory Paragraphs
"I love it when a plan comes together." Building on the previous instructional activity in this unit, young writers use their graphic organizers to create a draft of their constitution explanatory paragraphs. The teacher models this...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comprehension During Independent Reading
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gotta Go Back in Time
What better way to conclude a reading of George Washington's Socks than by writing original historical fiction narratives. After choosing interesting events from the past, young writers perform research to gather key facts to include in...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable