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Printables
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Helen Keller: An Inspiring Life (Biography Mini-Book)

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Inspire young readers with this printable biography of Helen Keller. Including a timeline, glossary, and realistic illustrations with supporting captions, this is a great resource for not only teaching children about this amazing...
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Teach This Poem: "In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles" by Francisco X. Alarcón

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
After sketching an essential person and reading an article, scholars read the poem "In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles" by Francisco X. Alarcón. They listen to the poem in English and Spanish and record lines that stand out to them. Small...
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Teach This Poem: "November 2: Día De Los Muertos" By Alberto Ríos

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Scholars examine a colorful and detailed picture, then view an engaging video in preparation for reading the poem "November 2: Día De Los Muertos" by Alberto Ríos. Learners discuss their observations, feelings conveyed, and the...
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Teach This Poem: "The Teller of Tales" by Gabriela Mistral

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
The poem "The Teller of Tales" by Gabriela Mistral is the subject of a thoughtful lesson that allows scholars to listen to or read the poem, then discuss its meaning. 
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George's Marvelous Medicine

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Six lessons make up a unit all about Roald Dahl's George's Marvelous Medicine. Over time, scholars explore themes such as the power of words, exciting writing, and mixed feelings. They examine the writing's literary devices, persuasive...
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Rhythm in Poetry: You Can Scan, Man

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A detailed lesson written for budding poets challenges them to scan poems to discover stressed and unstressed syllables. Dashes and slashes highlight the syllables to count the feet, which makes the rhythm of the poem. Questions test...
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Teach This Poem: "Violin" by Nikki Wallschlaeger

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Nikki Wallschlaeger's Violin is the featured poem in a lesson that uses music and multiple readings to delve deep into its analysis. After a writing warm-up, learners watch and listen to a video that showcases Regina Carter Quintet's...
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Moving to the Poems of Angel Island

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A poem carved on Angel Island's walls is the guiding text of a lesson that challenges scholars to put movement into a written piece of art. After warm up-activities, learners play a game of "Pass the Clap" and "Pass the Line," in which...
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Penguin Hop

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
It's a race to learn the state capitals. Using a multi-player video game, participants hop from iceberg to iceberg as penguins in response to questions about state capitals. The real-time practice lets both teacher and learner assess...
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Country Toad

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Hop from country to country to practice knowledge of international capitals using an interactive video game. Pupils take control of frog avatars and direct them to leap from the name of a capital to its home country. The video game...
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Toad Hop

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Hop-scotch your way across the world to help improve class members' skill and accuracy in identifying capital cities. By using a frog avatar, learners leap to the correct country for each capital city as it flashes up on the screen....
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Capital Penguin

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Hop across the country like a penguin from ice floe to ice floe using an interactive video game. Acting as a penguin, learners match capitals to their states. Game features allow teachers to set up competitions and check learning progress.
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How to Rhyme – a Video Poetry Writing Lesson

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A host details what does and does not rhyme in an informative video that focuses on creating words for a poem. He provides examples and discusses how rhyming makes a difference in tone and purpose. 
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Poetry Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Third and fourth graders examine the many writing crafts that poets use to convey their message, such as rhythm, imagery, and repetition. By dissecting a poem into stanzas and analyzing the lines in each stanza, young poets are able to...
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Fluency Passages, 4th Grade

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Support your fourth graders on the long and difficult journey to fluent reading with this collection of reading passages. Designed as fluency assessments, these short texts help students of varying abilities improve their reading skills.
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Activity
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When Marian Sang: Reader's Theater

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Put on an eight-actor show based on Pan Munoz Ryan's When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson. The resource comes with a color-coded script that includes some images from the picture book.
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The Goldilocks Rules for Choosing a Book That Is “Just Right”

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
With so many books to choose from, it can be hard for young readers to find the right one. Help children overcome this problem with this list of rules for identifying books that are too easy, too hard, and those that are just right.
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A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How much do your learners know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Set up an opportunity for kids to learn about Dr. King while practicing reading fluency with a reader's theater activity. The script is for four voices and includes...
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The Lorax Reader’s Theater

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Bring a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to life with this reader's theater script. Simply assign roles and read through the script as a class, or spend time creating props and costumes for a school-wide performance, the choice is yours....
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A Reader's Theater Script for Clever Jack Takes the Cake

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Breathe life into a reading of the children's story Clever Jack Takes the Cake with this Reader's Theater script. Offering speaking roles for nine students plus a sound effects chorus, this is a great activity that engages the whole...
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Reading Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Aid readers in achieving fluency! Hone in on appropriate pacing, accurate pronunciation, and varied intonation through modeling and ample practice. In one-minute bursts, individuals rehearse reading a passage aloud, recording where they...
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Race into Fluency!

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Elementary learners practice reading short passages to increase their fluency. They work in pairs to do repeated readings of Jane and Babe, recording their times. They switch roles and time one another in an effort to decrease the amount...
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Give Me Some Expression!

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Work to improve oral expression while reading aloud. Young scholars read sentence strips, changing their volume, speed, and tone to match what is written, making the sentence more meaningful. They read an entire story with a partner who...
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Developing Expression and Fluency Through Recognition of Punctuation : Reading Comprehension, Oral Reading, Grammar

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do we use punctuation marks? Start the class by reading a short passage aloud, using correct punctuation. Then, hand out a copy of the passage to each child and have them find the punctuation marks. After studying the punctuation...