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Literacy Language Kit for the Book Hi! Fly Guy

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Create a buzz in your class with this collection of learning activities for the book Hi! Fly Guy. Including a list of comprehension questions, a sequence of events activity, a summary writing assignment, and a vocabulary list, this...
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Plant or Animal?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the necessities of life using the book Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun. After a teacher-read-aloud, students make puppets depicting different plants and animals from the story and illustrating the habitat in which...
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A Place to Be

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Home sweet home. Humans, birds, beavers, ants, we all need a place place to rest and keep us safe. In the ninth lesson of this series, the importance of shelter is discussed as the teacher reads aloud the book Tillena Lou's Day in the...
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Life Cycle Of Painted Lady Butterflies

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the inspiration for this project-based learning activity. Kindergartners create a lifecycle chart for a butterfly with four sections: egg, caterpillar, pupa, and butterfly. It is a three-dimensional...
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Explore storyboards with your pre-reader using the familiar story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." They look at pictures as you read the captions in a comic book style. At the end, they try to finish the story based on a resolution...
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What Happens Next: 2

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
What happens next? That is a great question that requires learners to think about the sequence of events then make a prediction. They assess the pictures on the left and draw lines to the pictures on the right that show what will happen...
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What Happens Next? 1

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Knowing how to sequence events means you have to know what happens before and after. Little ones draw a line from four before images to the images that show what happened next. This is a good challenge for your youngest learners.
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A Fantasy Story: Spooky!

For Students K - 1st Standards
This creepy fantasy story needs an ending! Learners use a spooky voice to read a short story ending at an ellipsis...what was in the dark, dark box? They illustrate what they think could have been in there and write a title for the...
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Poems: Eating Treats

For Students K Standards
Which poem is best? Your kindergarten class follows along as you read three different poems. They decide which one they like best, then draw a picture to illustrate it. The class can also discuss why they chose the poems they did. A...
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A Fantasy Story: Baby Bear's Space Journey

For Students K - 1st Standards
Give this literacy worksheet 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 simple story line....
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Where

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners identify where a story takes place. In this literature activity, learners take a picture walk and discuss how pictures can provide clues to the location of the story. They then illustrate where a new story of their own...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Create a cross-curricular learning experience based on the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat with this collection of learning activities. Starting with a class reading of the story, children go on to learn about the sequence...
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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Humphrey The Lost Whale

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
The children's book Humphrey the Lost Whale tells an amazing tale of a community joining together for a common cause. Read this book with your class, making connections between the events in the story and personal experiences of young...
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If You Give...Series Teaching Guide

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
If you give teachers a few good ideas, they can really bring a story to life. Included in this resource are dozens of activities to use as your class reads books in the If You Give... series. From holding puppet shows and creating comic...
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Sorting Into Predetermined Groups

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Sort pictures of items into categories of at school and at the grocery store in a classification lesson plan. Kindergartners start by sorting pictures into categories of in the sky and in the ocean. Use the lesson for any story or unit...
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Creating Groups and Sorting

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Learners practice classifying. For this classifying and oral language lesson, students listen to the story My Big Truck Book by Roger Priddy and identify similarities between the trucks described. Learners sort the children in their...
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Picture Clues and Repeated Text

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Kids read The Grouchy Ladybug and predict what the outcome will be based on picture clues and repeated text. Next, they draw their predictions. A great way to use both prediction and context clue skills in your kindergarten class.
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This Little Pig

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders study basic information about swine. They write and identify vocabulary words relating to the subject. They write a recipe for "Pigs in a Blanket," using canned crescent rolls and small sausages. They trade recipes and...
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Picture Fists Full of Kisses

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Ease children's back-to-school jitters with this primary grade lesson plan based on the book The Kissing Hand by Ruth E. Harper. Starting off with a singing of the song "I Wish I Had a Little Red Box", children go on to discuss and...
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Identifying the Solution in a Story

For Teachers K Standards
Using the book My Red Balloon by Eve Bunting, Kindergartners will gain an understanding that stories often have solutions. Using Eve Bunting's book as an example the teacher will identify the solution to the story and walk the students...
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Identifying What is Different

For Teachers K Standards
What is the same, what is different, and what does it all mean? Introduce the concept of identifying similarities and difference to your Kinder class using the I do, we do, you do, instructional approach. You'll provide structured...
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Mighty Earth Movers

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Note that although the publisher lists almost all of the Common Core standards for both math and language arts, you will most likely want to take the general topic and choose which area to focus on. Regarding math, pupils measure worms...