Use An Encyclopedia
In this encyclopedia usage worksheet, students observe encyclopedia spines A-Z and determine in which volume the nouns airplanes, cats, Ohio, and sugar will appear. Students answer four questions.
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Compare and Contrast (3)
Sometimes the way a topic is presented in fiction can be very different from how it is in reality. Compare and contrast a topic from both a fiction and nonfiction source with a graphic organizer that prepares kids to write about what...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Encyclopedias
After being introduced to non-fiction texts, second graders meet a different type of non-fiction text that can help them locate factual information. They discuss and examine all of the features found in typical encyclopedias such as,...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reference Tools Vocabulary Challenge
Students love the opportunity of going to the library to jump into that one comfy chair in the whole room with a book, or be a lucky one to get to the computers before anyone else. But knowing how to locate books and other reference...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Prove It: Japan - Fact Or Fiction?
Students use the encyclopedias to prove or correct statements drawn from a mystery box, which are based on Japan vocabulary words. Students orally present their statements as true, or give corrected versions based on their research. This...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Biography Bio-Cubes: Using Resources to Research Famous African-Americans
After being assigned a famous African American each student use books, the Internet, and Magazines to find out why that person is famous. They create a bio-cube, list resources, then engage in a "Line Dance" where they will move about...
3rd 21st Century Skills