Things: Useful Tools
Make a list of things with your class. You and your class list as many useful tools as you can think of. The purpose of the worksheet isn't clear, however it could be a way to brainstorm nouns.
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Using Prior Knowledge
Sometimes it's hard to relate to a new text. Teach kids to use their prior knowledge when reading something new with a comprehension exercise. A short passage tells them how to think of their brains like filing systems, and provides five...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Independent Reading Assessment Tools
The challenge for independent reading projects is to figure out how to provide guidance and fairly assess work when kids are doing so many different things. Never fear, help is here in a richly detailed 32-page packet that details...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Using Arrays for Multiplication
Using arrays for multiplication is the subject of a two-part reading comprehension instructional activity that asks kids to first read a short passage about arrays and then to respond to a series of questions based on the text.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identify the Parts of a Newspaper features of informational text, newspaper format
Young readers make sense out of the wealth of information in newspapers with this helpful reference document. Pointing out basic features like headings, articles, bylines, and captions this resource is a great tool for introducing...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Onomatopoeia in Literature
Identifying onomatopoeia is one thing; making an inference about the significance of the sound is more advanced. Young poets read a literary passage and identify the examples of onomatopoeia in each before naming the source of the sound.
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Important Thing About Microsoft Word: A Poetry Lesson
Computers are great tools. Use the Microsoft Word tool bar to get students familiarized with basic word processing skills. Students review elements of poetry, read poems from The Important Book, and compose a poem and publish it useing...
4th Technology & Engineering