What Would Pink Say
Students create Venn diagrams of similarities and differences between two main characters in Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco.
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Spelling Test Nightmare
What do you do when faced with a bully? Scholars answer this question when presented with a scenario regarding two learners and their spelling test grades. They take part in a grand conversation that leads to problem solving and sorting...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners hone their discussion and reading...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Literature: Introduction to Eagle Song
What are two effective visible thinking strategies for connecting prior knowledge to a great story? Chalk talks and answering text-dependent questions are used to introduce learners to the book, Eagle Song. These strategies provide 4th...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
So You Think You Can Argue
What defines an argument, and how can someone properly formulate a counterargument? This resource provides two options—an interactive PowerPoint presentation or worksheet—that will support your learners as they begin to explore how to...
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Respect: It Starts With You!
There are few things as frustrating to a teacher as a disrespectful student. Luckily this collection of activities, worksheets, and writing exercises is here to help eliminate this problem by teaching young leaners what respect really...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mental and Emotional Well Being
Promote positive ways to express emotions with five lessons that focus on feelings, friendship, and dealing with stress. Scholars learn how to identify and express feelings through role play, grand conversation, a game, poetry reading,...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What did he say? Learn to report what another person said with a instructional activity focused on reported speech. As kids read 20 short statements, they reply with a sentence frame to report what they have learned from each statement.
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Circle Questions
Get the most out of a class reading of Avi's Crispin: The Cross of Lead with this literature circle resource. Based on Bloom's Taxonomy, these questions help young readers find meaning in this award-winning novel. Additional hands-on...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable