Using Graphic Organizers to Aid Comprehension
Second graders participate in a unit of Reading to increase reading comprehension. They use graphic organizers in order to organize information as it is being read. This technique also allows students to create their own visual notes.
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Comprehension - Narrative Text Structure
Give sequencing lesson plans a boost with the use of three graphic organizers that focus on a narrative's beginning, middle, and end. Scholars apply their knowledge of text structure with the help of a one pager, foldable, or a comic...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Expository Text Structure
What an awesome resource to have on hand. With very useful graphic organizers, youngsters can display their comprehension of text. Designed specifically for expository text, these worksheets can also be used for any type of text and...
2nd - 3rd 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
Taking Down Syndrome to School
Teach your class about the ways they can befriend and understand people who are different from them with a reading comprehension lesson. As youngsters read Taking Down Syndrome to School by Jenna Glatzer, they answer a series of...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson plan, children learn to use both the...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using a Graphic Organizer to Research a Question
Is Pluto still a planet? Using this popular question, kids are introduced to graphic organizers as a writing tool. As a class, they watch a demonstration on how to use them and work together with a partner to research whether Pluto is a...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Organizer for Summarizing
Get your class started with writing summaries by providing a graphic organizer. This organizer uses a formula that can be applied to any fictional text. Pupils answer the five questions and write a short summary at the bottom of the page.
2nd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable