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Leonardo da Vinci

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Get the scoop on Leonardo da Vinci—the artist, inventor, and scientist—with a worksheet that challenges young scholars to read a brief informational text then show what they know by way of four multiple choice questions, a sentence...
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Presidents' Day

For Students K Standards
Originally, Presidents' Day was a day to honor George Washington's birthday. Over time, it was changed to honor all US Presidents. Kindergarteners read a brief history of how the day came to be and then respond to six questions that...
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Preparing for Guided Reading

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Differentiate reading instruction with the help of graphic organizers, worksheets, and assessments designed to create an organized base for successful small reading groups and growth among early readers.
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The Long Road to Coffee

For Teachers K Standards
During the fourth lesson of a series on Colombia, pupils discover the process to which the coffee plant becomes the coffee we drink. Pupils compare how locally grown foods get into homes to how coffee from Colombia gets into their mug.
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How Far Away Is a Tropical Rainforest?

For Teachers K Standards
If driving to school only takes 10 minutes, then how long does it take to drive to a tropical rainforest in Colombia? Explore the focus question in a lesson that uses measurement tools and formulas to figure out the time and distance...
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My Forest or the Rainforest?

For Teachers K Standards
The differences between tropical and temperate rainforests range from animals and flowers to climate and landscapes. Kindergarteners compare and contrast characteristics of their local forest to a tropical rainforest.
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Looking at Leaves

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Discover the Colombian rainforest through a presentation that follows a young girl named Chayo. Chayo describes her daily life, exploring the rainforest filled with plants and animals. After getting to know Chayo, scholars go on a nature...
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Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Three mini units make up one large unit designed to explore multiculturalism and encourage cultural identity. Each lesson sparks thoughtful discussion, critical thinking, and are equipped with activities and assignments geared to...
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Next Step in Guided Reading

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Here are three guided reading lesson plan templates; each designed to meet the needs of a specific level of readers. Levels in focus are emergent, early, and transitional readers. Additionally, prompts to support your small group...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
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Desert Dwellers

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What can a quarter possibly teach young learners about desert ecosystems? More than you might think. After displaying and discussing the included picture of the Arizona state quarter, the class participates in a series of shared reading...
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Solar System Book

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Young astronomers travel through the solar system in the pages of this printable book. With clear pictures and simple sentence structure, this is a perfect resource for exploring the planets in the early elementary grade levels.
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Sites I Like

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Students research different websites and rate them according on if they like it or not. As a class, students view a website and identify features that they like and those they do not like. Students utilize the "Rate My Site Student...
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Show Respect Online

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Digital citzenship is explored as your class discusses how to show respect in social situations, in-person, and online by recognizing the importance of "tone" in both face-to-face and online communications. Using a hand-out, learners...
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Powerful Passwords

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Invite little learners to consider the use, function, and creation of Internet passwords. They start by discussing why keeping personal information secure online is important. A fun and functional exercise is used to help them understand...
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Using Picture Cues to Read Unknown Words

For Teachers K Standards
Help readers identify new words. Learners will use illustrations in the story From Head to Toe by Eric Carle to help them with unknown words. As they read new vocabulary words, they will use pictures on the imbedded worksheet to discover...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Differentiate instruction with a unit focused on community helpers. A pre-assessment levels scholars into three groups. Learning contracts offer participants the choice of activities to complete and show what they know about specific...
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Sending Email

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Kindergarten students discuss how they can send email messages to other people as forms of communication. This instructional activity helps students see that the Internet provides a means of communicating with real people through a...
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Writing Good Emails

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Is there a difference between a written letter and an email? Prepare little learners for a life of online communication with a lesson on what makes an email, email etiquette, and letter writing. First they determine the differences...
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Follow the Digital Trail

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Any information you put online leads to a trail called a digital footprint. Youngsters follow the digital information trails of two fictional animals. They make observations about the size and content of each trail, and discuss the kind...
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Screen Out The Mean

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students discuss what to do if they are being cyberbullied by someone online. Students read a scenario about mean online behavior. They discuss ways to respond to the behavior, and create a tip sheet on ways to respond to cyberbullying....
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Using Keywords

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students discuss what keywords are appropriate for finding information on the Internet and how to best-find what they are looking for. In this keywords lesson plan, students create their keywords from questions they come up with....
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Things For Sale

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Young scholars research online products and the sites that try to sell them. In this online advertising lesson plan, students see that the main purpose of product sites is to encourage viewers to buy the product. Young scholars create...
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Lesson 3: Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Introduce young readers to the word of non-fiction. They examine the features found in non-fiction books such as, facts, dates, and realistic pictures. They discuss how the images in the book Your Pet Dog depict real dogs doing real...