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“THE LORAX” by Dr. Seuss

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Few children's books convey the message of conservation as well as Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Read the story aloud, emphasizing the interconnectedness of plants and animals in an ecosystem and discussing different ways people can help the...
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Going Places Safely

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In this internet safety lesson, students discuss the rules for staying safe on the internet. By taking a virtual field trip, students experience how the Internet can take them to places they might not be able to visit in person. This...
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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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Take Five: Writing a Color-Coded Paragraph

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Use a traffic light to model a very basic paragraph plan. The Go, or topic sentence, is written in green and expresses an opinion about the topic. Information that supports the opinion of the Go sentence is written in yellow and the...
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Apples: A Class Act! (Grades Pre-K–3)

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Discover the nutritional wonders of apples and get to know Johnny Appleseed with a plethora of learning experiences that cover subjects math, history, English language arts, health, and arts and crafts. Activities include an apple...
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Problem and Solution: By Jove, I Think You've Got It

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Through grand conversation, help scholars identify issues that harm the Earth and find solutions on how to solve them. After voting—on what your class deems the most important problem—stretch writing muscles with a problem-solution essay...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Focused little scientists will flitter their arms back and forth across the room with excitement as they learn the life cycle of a butterfly and how living things grow and change over time.
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Adding Expository Elaborations

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
How can you tell if a prompt is expository or narrative? Help your learners identify key words in writing prompts to determine how they should craft their essays.
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Building a School Community

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Help youngsters identify who around them has power and authority as part of a general discussion about local environment and community.
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Something I'd Like to Learn

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
It's no secret, writing is a lot more enjoyable when it's about something we care about. This simple exercise engages children in producing original writing, while allowing them to share their personal interest with others.
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Access (1st Year) Pen Pal Format

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Help young writers make a good first impression on their pen pals with this personal letter template. Including sentence frames and word banks, this resource supports children as they learn to write personal descriptions using complete...
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Maui and the Sun Retold by June Melser

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Wouldn't it be great if we could slow down the earth and make the days longer? That's exactly what happens in Maui and the Sun, as retold by June Mesler. Beginning with an independent reading of this interesting creation myth, learners...
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Teachers' Resource Kit - Taming the Sun

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
For thousands of years, people have been creating stories to explain their observations of the natural world. Explore this interesting literary form with this series of activities complementing the book Taming the Sun: Four Maori...
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Working at the Television Station

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a local news program. Read this passage independently or as a whole class to learn about all the different people that work hard to bring us the news. Afterward, young learners determine...
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Learn about Fables

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Expose young readers to a new genre of fiction with a short reading passage. After learning about fables, children identify the main idea and supporting details in preparation for writing a short summary. Read the text as a class,...
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Safe Food Preparation

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Who doesn't love ice cream? Make this delicious dessert with your class while learning about food preparation in the tenth lesson of this series. Teach about the importance of cleanliness and proper cooking techniques in order to avoid...
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Precise Writing

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
How do you throw a ball? How do you make a peanut butter sandwich? How do you draw a Tyrannosaurus Rex? Pairs of learners write directions for a simple activity and partners follow the directions exactly. A fun way to encourage writers...
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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 lesson helps students see that the Internet provides a means of communicating with real people through a role-playing activity.
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Start With What Isn't There

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore a different style of writing! Read Caves, a picture book written by Stephen Kramer, which describes what isn't seen before describing the actual setting. After discussing the effect this style has on the audience, writers attempt...
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No Foot, No Horse

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Why do horses wear shoes? Why do people wear shoes? Using worksheets, which are embedded in the plan, learners write descriptive paragraphs about their own shoes, classify a pile of shoes, and also engage in math games about the variety...
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Grade 2 Literacy in Social Studies: Where Is Home?

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewWhat makes a community? How communities differ? Young scholars research different types of communities, small rural towns, and large crowded cities. They respond to writing prompts, and write essays in groups to understand the wide...
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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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Oklahoma's Berry Best

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The lesson is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new...
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Pizza for Everyone

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Pizza is the inspiration for the cross-curricular lesson detailed here. Start out with a poem about pizza and move into a discussion about balanced eating. To close the language arts portion of the lesson, ask your pupils to write...