Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Students are introduced to the characteristics of fables. They read a fable by Aesop. In small groups, students identify fable characteristics present in Aesop's story and share their observations with the class.
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Tortoise and the Hare
Slow and steady wins the race to fluent reading with this printable version of "The Tortoise and the Hare". Presenting children with fun illustrations and a repetitive story structure, this resource is perfect for developing the...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching with Aesop's Fables
Bring the applicable morals of Aesop's Fables to your classroom with a series of reading comprehension activities. With 12 different fables with activities and exercises, the packet focuses on the ways learners can apply the fables and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Journeys: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)
Language learners get extra help with the concepts in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on Journeys from a packet of support materials designed for beginning, emergent, intermediate, and advanced language classes.
4th English Language Arts
Author's Purpose: Tortoise and Rabbit Rap
Do authors write to inform, entertain, or persuade? Use this cute rap about a tortoise and a rabbit to explore author's purpose. Young readers circle the purposes, record the evidence they found, and use their ideas to complete a chart....
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Birds of a Feather, An Interdisciplinary Unit: Language Arts Wing
If a blue jay could talk, what would it say? Find out by reading Mark Twain's "Jim Baker's Blue-jay Yarn" with your class. Make sure to discuss dialect beforehand and adopt the accent while you read. Compare and contrast American English...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable