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A Chair for My Mother

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Identify human resources and how income can help someone reach a savings goal. Elementary students will read the story A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams and discuss how the characters are human resources and how they are able to...
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Oral Stories

For Teachers 1st Standards
Legends are stories that have been retold as they have been passed down through the generations. Learners orally retell The Legend of the Bluebonnet in their own unique way after discussing the importance of oral traditions and...
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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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Significant Contribution

For Teachers 1st Standards
Examine the lives of people who have made a significant contribution to society. The concept of biography is discussed with the class; they identify important actions, and read passages about Sacagawea and Benjamin Franklin. They write...
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Explanatory Myths Lesson

For Teachers 1st Standards
A myth is a story that explains something in nature or society. Dive into the study of mythology as you read The Golden Flower with your class. Charts are used to define the characteristics of myths as well as to determine the main point...
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Lesson 1: Effects

For Teachers 1st Standards
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a perfect book to use when your class is ready to learn about cause and effect. They consider the meanings of the words cause and effect as you read the story. Working together you'll identify, discuss,...
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Causes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Things usually don't happen without a reason; usually any event has a cause that got the ball rolling. The book, If You Give a Mouse a Muffin is used to help learners understand the concept of causes in literature. Examples from the...
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Lesson 3: Cause and Effect Relationships

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
The Gunniwolf is a book full of events that get kids asking why and what. They note several events on a chart, and then discuss how they think the instructor is able to determine the causes and effects they find. They continue reading...
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Hyperboles

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Want to see the best lesson is the entire universe? Who doesn't love to exaggerate now and then? Get your class cozy with hyperbole as you read the story My Dad by Anthony Browne. During the reading you'll chart and analyze the...
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Nature

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Discuss what makes a myth with your class as you read two titles that exemplify the genre. Two myths that explain events in nature are read and charted, focusing on details from the text. The lesson culminates in a practice activity...
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Rhythm

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
One of the most fun characteristics of a poem is rhythm! Little ones will clap along as you read a poem, to determine the rhythm of the piece. The book In the Swim is used throughout the lesson; it contains fish themed poems that kids...
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Identifying Problems and Solutions in the Story

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Students explore story structure. In this Groundhog's Day story structure literacy lesson, students listen to the story Groundhog Stays Up Late by Margery Cuyler, then pause half way through the story to identify the problem and...
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Amazing Animal Alliterations

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Creatures can cause creativity! Alliteration can make writing more enjoyable and entertaining. Help your pupils grasp this concept by using animals as inspiration for alliterative sentences. Prepare your class for the activities by first...
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Thanksgiving Lessons Grades PreK-2

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A quintessential resource for teaching an elementary unit on the first Thanksgiving addresses a variety of skills, including informational reading, critical thinking, comparing and contrasting facts, technology tools, and historical...
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Beef or Dairy?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Guernsey, Jersey, Holstein. Brangus, Charoloais, Herford. Here’s a truly cross-curricular resource that combines language arts, science, math, and visual arts activities as class members learn to distinguish between beef and dairy...
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Bee Dance

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Everything a bee does serves a purpose. Learners in grades one through five explore the behaviors of bees through reading and dramatic puppet play. First children will create honey bee puppets, then they will discuss how bees dance to...
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Garden Grid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Basically, your class reads about different garden plants from an included handout and seed packets that you provide, and then uses a grid to plan out where to place the plants. They can practice counting with the seeds, grouping,...
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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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Agriculture is a Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
What do a bicycle and the life cycle have in common? Cover this and more with the series of cross-curricular activities included in this plan. Learners do everything from making bracelets that represent the life cycle to checking out the...
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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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African Internet Safari

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Students write a mystery poem about an animal, which they share with others who try to guess the identity of the animal.
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Looks Like Snow

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Students listen to the teacher read the book, The Jacket I Wear in the Snow, and create vocabulary and graphic cards from the story.