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Coconut Vowels

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars show what they know about vowel digraphs with a quick coconut-themed learning game. Players fill in the blanks of falling coconuts to make words with a double vowel spelling pattern. 
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Turtle Dash

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewVowel digraphs are the focus of a turtle-themed learning game. Players race against three others, filling in the blank space of words with a double vowel spelling pattern. 
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Vowel Mixing

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Following a brief review of vowels and consonants, scholars take part in an oral fill-in-the-blank activity in which they insert vowels into CVC words. Individually, learners circulate to locate and add vowels to CVC words hidden around...
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What a Waste of Food!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Follow the life of an apple from harvest to the consumer. A three-part lesson describes the different steps to get an apple from the farmer to your kitchen and the approximate waste that happens at each step. They discuss the process and...
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Food Waste Solutions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Easy doesn't always mean better. In an era with pre-packaged everything, learners consider the environmental impact of the convenient trend. They critique the packaging of food and how waste impacts cost and then look for solutions.
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Food Waste and Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
There is a limited supply of natural resources. Pupils complete a series of activities to investigate the natural resources used in food processing. They consider food waste to draw conclusions about the amount of resources used...
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Trees of the Midwest

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
All trees are not created equal. A set of three wildlife conservation lessons has learners examine the characteristics of individual trees. They look at the life cycle of the tree using a story and reference a field guide to identify...
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Take-a-Hike

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Learn about nature and health all in one set of lessons. Individuals use a scavenger hunt to record observations during a nature hike. They then complete activities to categorize their observations and rate the health of the habitat for...
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Sports of All Sorts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Do your students love sports? Do they love math and reading? If the first answer is yes and the second is no, a resource with sports-themed math and literacy games may change their minds! Learners move through stations to practice...
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Poetry Portfolios: Using Poetry to Teach Reading

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Over the course of five periods, scholars create a poetry portfolio. They begin with a reading of the poem, Firefly. With a focus on vocabulary, learners reread the poem then look for sight words and other skills. 
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Plurals: Nouns and Verbs Ending in Y

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
If a word ends in -y, to make it plural you change it to -es, right? Not always! Use a worksheet that addresses both nouns and verbs that end in -y and prompts learners to follow the grammar rule when changing each word.
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Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
As a class, scholars read the poems, Humpty Dumpty, Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, and Jack and Jill, in order to identify words with the same ending sound. Using their rhyming skills, learners brainstorm additional words from word...
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Reading Racetrack Sight Word Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Vroom! Get your learners reading as fast as race cars with an engaging Dolch sight words. As class members read the assigned words, they move along a race track to mark their progress.
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Lesson 1 - Short Vowels

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Apple, Adam, and At all have something in common. What is it? They all start with the short A sound. The first lesson plan of set in the Word Recognition and Fluency series introduces readers to short vowel sounds with a series of...
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Lesson 2 - Consonant-Vowel-Consonant Words

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Closed syllable words contain short vowel sounds. A phonics lessons introduces readers to consonant-vowel-consonant words. Guided instruction introduces the words with a series of dictation activities, and then learners practice reading...
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Tips for Teaching: Word Recognition

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Learning to read can be exhilarating for some pupils, but for others, it's difficult to get past the frustration of not knowing how to read a particular word. A tutoring resource provides several ways to guide class members into...
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Sight Word Flashcards

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
While kindergarten readers are working on the, my, and is, older elementary learners are mastering although, usually, and beautiful. Help readers of all ages work on sight words that do not follow phonics rules, but are key to reading...
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Write a Letter to Santa

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Here comes a writing assignment, here comes a writing assignment, right in time for Christmas. Young letter writers respond to a series of questions posed by the interactive that then formats their responses into a letter to Santa.
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Word Family

For Students K - 2nd Standards
What do a man, a can, and a fan have in common? They are all in the same word family! Young readers practice adding the first letter or letters to each word within a particular word family.
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Beach Write it, Read it, Draw it!

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Challenge scholars to unscramble eight words in order to create a sentence that reveals a fun activity at the beach. After the unveiling, class members write the sentence and draw a picture that reflects the activity.
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Phonological Awareness: A Sound Beginning

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Choose from a variety of phonological activities to complement a reading lesson. The guide goes through the basic components of good phonics instruction focusing on sound types, levels of phonological awareness, assessment methods, and...
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Literacy Dice

For Students K - 4th Standards
Reinforce literacy skills using a six-sided die that focuses on phonics and story starters. Scholars roll, and show what they know about blends, plots, and more! 
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The Cat in the Hat

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Add a touch of Seuss-themed whimsy to subjects—English language arts, science, P.E., and character education—with a series of activities deigned to reinforce concepts and boost young scholars' comprehension of Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat....
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Fox Socks

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Follow up a reading of Fox Socks by Dr. Seuss with a series of five activities created to reinforce English language arts and life skills. Scholars read and match words, read and create tongue twisters, fold socks, and sew a puppet.