Spring Into Story Maps
Second graders construct a story map including setting, characters, conflict and solution, and are able to identify three examples of digraphs. This lesson uses stories from the book, Frog and Toad.
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Summarizing: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Students work in groups to complete a story map. In this literacy activity based on the story Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, students work cooperatively to complete a storymap. Students then share and create a summary putting their...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Stories for reading comprehension
A packet full of old-fashioned short stories could be a review activity for a reading comprehension lesson. Learners read 14 stories before answering multiple-choice questions, fill-in-the-blank sentences, and vocabulary exercises.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Backpack Travel Journals
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Messy Bessey's Holidays
Teach your class some fairly complex terms—factors of production, human resources, capital resources, natural resources, and intermediate goods—with a storybook (Messy Bessey's Holidays), plenty of visuals and handouts, and related...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Essential Reading Strategies for the Struggling Reader
Beneficial for beginning readers, struggling readers, and those in need of review, a set of language arts activities is a great addition to any foundational reading unit. Focusing on phonological awareness, fluency, instructional...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Seuss Extension Activities
Extend the exhilarating learning experience of Dr. Seuss with five activities designed to reinforce literacy skills—site word reading, dialogue writing, story mapping, and more! Featured stories include The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who, The...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Card Sort and Story Map: Cat in the Hat
Read the book The Cat in the Hat and categorize words from it into phonemic patterns. Young readers will also complete a story map about The Cat in the Hat. The goal is to exercise their phonological awareness skills and understanding of...
K - 2nd English Language Arts