Mice and Beans
A great addition to a multicultural unit or curriculum study, use the set of questions based on Pam Muñoz Ryan's Mice and Beans to engage learners and enhance their reading experience. As youngsters read, they note the highlighted words...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Surprise!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)
Surprise! is the theme of this series of ESL lessons. Cover an array of topics such as where we live, different times of day, shapes, the city and the country, what we do for fun, jobs, and games, all while practicing how to express...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Fantasy Story: Baby Bear's Space Journey
Give this literacy instructional activity to your beginning readers to help them draw out key details and retell in their own words. They read a short fantasy story about a bear in space which includes dialogue, onomatopoeia, and a...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Indian in the Cupboard of America
Second graders brainstorm what they know about Native Americans, watch the movie The Indian in the Cupboard, discuss Indian American housing and clothing, illustrate a village scene with tipis, and construct tipi models using art posters.
2nd English Language Arts