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Days and Seasons

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Introduce young scholars to calendars as they practice the days of the week and four seasons. First graders complete three days-of-the-week sequences, each starting on a different day. They can reference the completed sequence example...
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The oa Sound

For Students K - 1st Standards
Explore spelling patterns with this multi-step worksheet featuring the /oa/ sound. Learners read a brief introduction explaining that this sound can be achieved by three different vowel combinations. They complete a different activity as...
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Ordering Stories

For Students 1st Standards
What happened first? Learners examine four sets of images to sequence events using ordinal numbers. There is an example to get them started, and the first two have three pictures to organize. The final story is more challenging with four...
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Identifying Information in Nonfiction

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders investigate information in non-fiction texts. They review the features of a non-fiction text and read the book Nature's Food Chains: What Polar Animals Eat. Pupils discuss the text features and write down one fact they...
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The Main Idea

For Students K - 1st Standards
Recognize the main idea by helping learners associate pictures with key words by using a worksheet. They will observe pictures, read a pair of sentences, and choose the sentence that tells the main idea of the pictures. They choose 3...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take some time to focus on Christopher Columbus, his three ships, the purpose of his voyage, and the new land he discovered. Pay special attention to the included additional materials, they are the real value in this resource.
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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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Guess That Spice

For Teachers 1st - 7th Standards
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage students in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the history...
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Using a Title to Determine Main Idea (Nonfiction)

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Young readers explore a nonfiction text for its main idea. They will listen to the book Animal Sight by Kirsten Hall, and then observe as the teacher models a main idea think-aloud. Later, for independent practice, they listen to the...
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Lesson 1: Identifying Information in Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st Standards
If you are in need of a lesson on identifying information in a non-fiction text, look no further. The class learns how to use a KWL chart to identify explicit information in the book, Frogs by Gail Gibbons. They fill out the KWL chart,...
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Lesson 2: Chronological Order

For Teachers 1st Standards
Examining life events is a great way to learn about chronological order. Sequencing and time order are analyzed after reading a book about Rosa Parks. With a chart, the class works together to put the events from Mrs. Parks' life in the...
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Plant Parts We Eat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
I bet the kids in your class will love to eat their vegetables after an engaging lesson about edible plants. They read information about vegetables and edible plants, sort vocabulary words, identify plant parts, measure and graph the...
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Form an Opinion Based on Facts

For Teachers 1st Standards
Explore fact and opinion through higher level thinking and literacy. Kids listen to the beginning of A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A. Adler and identify facts in the text. They follow along as the teacher models how to form an...
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Headings

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders discover how heading help us make predictions. The class discusses how informational text typically has heading that can aid them in determining what a chapter will be about. They read the heading and make predictions for...
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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...
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Betsy Bear Does a Trick

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Help your youngsters develop an understanding of sequence and order of events in a story, with this fun simple tale about Betsy the Bear and her tricks. They will cut out images of Betsy and match them to the correct description and...