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The Moon

For Students 2nd Standards
Second graders read a short informational text passage about the moon and answer a series of questions based on what they read.
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May the Best Prankster Win

For Students 3rd Standards
Everyone loves a good prank! With this reading passage, Perla and her grandmother play some fun innocent pranks on one another. Kids focus on new vocabulary words, questions about the information they have read, and responding with their...
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Treasure Hunt

For Students 4th Standards
After reading about a book that leads two friends on a treasure hunt, class members respond to four short answer reading comprehension questions. Skills include describing the characters, retelling the story in their own words, writing...
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Damon and Pythias

For Students 4th Standards
True friendship is priceless. Fourth graders read a short story about two friends who are willing to give up everything for each other — even their lives.
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Reading Literature - The Ruin

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Cross-comparison, the technique of focusing on two different texts with the same themes, motifs, events, etc., is employed in an exercise that asks groups to examine two different translations of “The Ruin,” a poem, written in Old...
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Thomas Jefferson Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
Discover a little bit about Thomas Jefferson in a brief reading passage. Learners then answer a set of multiple choice comprehension questions.
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Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 3rd
After listening to a story learners engage in a kinesthetic activity to answer comprehension and critical thinking questions. Finally, the students identify three main facts about the story. Extensions include a fact and opinion...
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Reading Matching Exercise

For Students K - 1st
In this reading worksheet, learners match four phrases to four pictures. The four phrases are short descriptions using sight words and short vowel words with cvc patterns. Cut out the sentence fragments and pictures to move them around...
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Irregular Word Fluency: Password

For Teachers 1st
Utilize your learners' spare time by having a "password" that learners must recite before they enter or leave the classroom. As suggested here, provide an irregular word that your first graders are trying to develop. How efficient! 
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Building Fluency

For Teachers K - 1st
As your youngsters begin to recognize the letters of the alphabet and their correponsding sounds, there are some they will be more familiar with than others. Cement their letter associations using this quick strategy, shown here with the...
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Letter Sound Fluency

For Teachers Pre-K - K
How fast can you go? Test scholars' letter sound recognition with a timed game. Using letter cards of all the letters you've learned so far, learners take turns flipping cards and correctly saying the letter sound. Model this first,...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Chapter 5 Reading Check

For Students 8th - 9th
A soft dress, a mouse, a puppy and now Curley's wife. Lennie's desire to pet soft things leads to tragedy in Chapter Five of Steinbeck's novel. Readers are asked to respond to what, where, why and how questions to indicated their...
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Reading Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Present your class with an overview of poetry-related information. The slides are clearly organized by topic, starting with reading poetry, ending with myths, and touching on everything from the five senses to open and closed forms of...
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George Washington’s Socks: Short-Answer Questions Chapters 1-9

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Build a literature unit around the book George Washington's Socks with this series of short answer questions. Broken up in two- and three-chapter increments, these reading comprehension questions allow young readers to demonstrate their...
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Caps for Sale

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Bring to life a class reading of the children's book Caps for Sale with this printable set of manipulatives. Color, laminate, and cut out these pictures of the peddler, his caps, the tree, and the monkeys, using them act out the story as...
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Sign of the Beaver Chapter Questions

For Students 4th - 7th
Helpful for your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's Sign of the Beaver, a list of reading questions are a good way to check for understanding after your class finishes a chapter. Each two chapters have three or four questions, and the...