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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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Compound Word List

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Never run out of compound words to teach your pupils by keeping this list nearby! All 16 pages are made up of lists of words organized alphabetically.
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Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words/Base Words

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Get your class on track with their affixes by covering prefixes, suffixes, and root words in depth. This short three-lesson unit includes vocabulary lists to study, detailed plan procedures, and some accompanying worksheets.
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Prefix Practice

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Young learners tap into their inner artists as they learn about prefixes with this vocabulary activity. Including four words that begin with the prefixes mis-, un-, re-, and pre-, this worksheet asks students to draw pictures...
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Word Wrap

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Support young learners' acquisition of new vocabulary with this pair of graphic organizers. Using context clues and reference materials, children complete each section of the instructional activity including the definition, synonyms,...
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Meaning Map

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Lead young learners to an understanding of new vocabulary with this series of word maps. The first of these organizers asks children to determine the definition and provide examples and descriptions of each word with the help of...
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Meaning Maker

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Support children with finding meaning in unknown words using this simple graphic organizer. While reading a piece of writing, students identify words they are unfamiliar with, using context clues and reference materials to find and...
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Defining Depictions

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words! Using the included templates, young learners demonstrate their understanding of target vocabulary by creating pictures that depict their meaning. This activity can be used to address vocabulary in any...
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Dictionary Digs

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars dig through dictionaries to uncover the wealth of information they provide. Using the included graphic organizer, children learn about target words by finding their part of speech, pronunciation, definition, synonyms, and...
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Inside Information

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support the acquisition of content area vocabulary with this simple foldable resource. With space for studying three new terms, children are asked to determine the definition, write a sentence, and provide examples for each word....
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New Words Book Report Form

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Support young learners with acquiring new vocabulary from their independent reading books with this book report form. After documenting the book's title, author, and illustrator, children record three new words they encountered in the...
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Bee Pollen Popular

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
The world would be a much different place without the help of pollinators. Read about the important role bats, hummingbirds, and various insects play in plant reproduction, exploring the interdependence of living things in an ecosystem....
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Recipe for an Ecosystem

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Creating an ecosystem is as simple as baking a cake. Well, maybe not, but using a recipe analogy helps learners realize that ecosystems consist of different components that come together in unique ways. Offer this learning exercise as an...
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Compound Words

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What's a compound word? Help your class understand the meaning of a compound word, and then give them the included worksheet to practice. To complete it, they write the two parts of a compound word and the new word formed in the spaces...
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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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Prefixes

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Learners explore prefixes, and how they help us decipher unknown words. Decode and define the meaning of  boldface words with prefixes used in context on a classroom chart. Writers complete a worksheet practicing the same skill.
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Compound Words

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
These parts of compound words are printed on jigsaw puzzle pieces to demonstrate how they fit together to form complete words. Learners pair the grey pieces with their corresponding white pieces to form compound words and then write them...
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Muddles Doubles!

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
These compound words are all mixed up! Learners examine eight words that need to be reorganized, writing the correct words on this instructional activity. Next, they think up some compound words of their own. Finally, learners complete...
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Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Discovering different ways to use a dictionary to find the meaning of unknown words is the focus of this language arts lesson. Everyone reads a story and practices finding unknown words in the dictionary.
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Cause and Effect Relationships

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Cause and effect relationships can be found in life and in literature. Enthusiastic readers will find and discuss all of the cause and effect relationships in the story, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The...
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Distinguish Fact from Opinion in Passage

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Is it a fact or is it an opinion; readers need to know. Second graders learn a new technique to determine if a sentence or reading passage is fact based or opinion based. They read and then ask evidence based questions to determine if...
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Short- I Phonograms

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Pig, wig, and, lid are words that contain the short I sound. Get your class ready to read with a practice sheet all about the short I sound. Learners are required to first circle and then match all of the short I words to their...
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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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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...