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1st Grade Reading Comprehension

For Students K - 1st Standards
A series of worksheets make up a collection that develops young learners' reading comprehension skills. With each practice page, children read a text and then complete a series of short answer questions. The included passages are of a...
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Colombia

For Teachers K Standards
Four lessons in this collection explore the environment of Colombia's tropical rainforests, its biodiversity, and a major export from the country: coffee. Kindergarteners participate in a variety of activities that are designed to meet...
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The Museum of Disability Resources: Reading Comprehension

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Everyone is different, and that makes everyone special. Combine empathy and reading skills with a series of reading comprehension activities from the Museum of Disability. The stories and questions encourage your class to see the world...
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Read Across America Classroom Activity Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Celebrate the legendary Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day with a plethora of activities set to five stories—The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and Green Eggs and Ham. Activities include...
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A Busy Bird

For Students K Standards
Kindergartners read a short passage and answer questions based on what they read. The question set involves circling pictures, writing words, and drawing pictures.
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Apples Around Us

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Apple tasting launches an investigation of the story and travels of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. After listening to his story, class members craft a summary of the tale, chart his journeys on a map, and sample different...
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Sending Email

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters are introduced to the idea of communicating through e-mail, and gain important foundational knowledge for how to interact safely online.
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Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
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Messy Bessey's Holidays

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Teach your class some fairly complex terms—factors of production, human resources, capital resources, natural resources, and intermediate goods—with a storybook (Messy Bessey's Holidays), plenty of visuals and handouts, and related...
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The Common Core Literacy Standards - Kindergarten Posters

For Teachers K Standards
Can we do it? Yes we can! Your class can become Common Core masters with a fine set of posters that state each of the kindergarten literacy standards in a friendly "we can" statement. Each of the posters contains two standards, a "we...
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There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves Storia Teaching Guide

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
There was an old lady who swallowed some leaves? Little learners read a new version of the old swallow story with a fall twist as they try to answer the big question; Why is that lady swallowing all that weird stuff? The teacher's guide...
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Kids Can Make a Difference

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What is a philanthropist? We can all be philanthropists! After assessing the needs of the school and listening to literature about how they can help others, primary learners develop a class project and maintain a journal of their...
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Honey Bees and Communication

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Did you know that honey bees dance to communicate information? Do you know why bees use hexagons to build their hives? The Honeybee Man, Brilliant Bees, and Show me the Honey provide background information on how honey bees communicate....
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Reading Adventure Pack: Farms

For Parents K Standards
A Reading Adventure Pack features a fiction and nonfiction text—The Oxcart Man by Donald Hall and illustrated by Barbara Cooney and Farming by Gail Gibbons. Following the readings, scholars make a collage showcasing foods farmed from...
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Reading Adventure Pack: The Snowy Day

For Parents K Standards
Scholars listen to a read-aloud of fiction and nonfiction books, The Snowy Day written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats and Snow Is Falling written by Franklyn Branley and illustrated by Holly Keller, then take part in four creative...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Green Eggs and Ham

For Parents K Standards
A reading of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss and a nonfiction book of your choice begins a reading adventure pack comprised of three hands-on activities. Following the reading, scholars craft a food mobile made out of colorful fruit and...
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Reading Adventure Pack: What's Next? The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Parents Pre-K - K Standards
A series of hands-on activities follow a reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Learners create a paper collage, explore the beginning, middle, and end of days of the week, numbers, and more. They grow a butterfly...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Music

For Parents K Standards
Music is the focus of the reading adventure pack. After reading, pupils complete hands-on activities. Scholars use household items to make shakers and cymbals. They listen to eclectic music by turning on the radio, borrowing music from...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Sleep

For Parents K Standards
A reading adventure pack features two stories—Time to Sleep by Denise Fleming and Animals Don’t Wear Pajamas by Eve Feldman. In response to reading the fiction and nonfiction, text scholars create a dreamcatcher, discuss hibernation,...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Food

For Parents K Standards
An activity packet all about food begins with reading two texts; Stone Soup by Marcia Brown or John Muth and Where Does Food Come From? by Shelley Rotner and Gary Goss. Learners then take part in three activities. They design a puzzle...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Animals

For Parents K Standards
Scholars explore the animal kingdom with help from two texts, Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey and A Bed for the Winter by Karen Wallace. The literature and informational text set the learning stage for thoughtful discussion and...
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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Guide the way to a better understanding of lighthouses. Young scholars first read a story about lighthouse and consider the problem that lighthouses try to solve. They then identify parts of a lighthouse and draw daymark patterns. As a...
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Hopes and Dreams

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
A lesson encourages mini scholars in setting goals. Peers share their hopes and dreams and discuss how each one adds to everyone's unique character. Class members draw themselves in a scene achieving a goal. A follow-up meeting allows...
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Analyzing a Photograph of Clara Barton

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Just who was Clara Barton? Using an archive photo from the National Archives, class members consider the legacy of the founder of the American Red Cross. The activity includes the photograph, along with prompts to help young scholars...