We found 24 reviewed resources
The Five-Transition Adventure PlannerLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Having problems with abrupt and stunted writing? Upper elementary and middle schoolers write comic book scenes focusing on transition words. After listening to the book Meanwhile by Jules Feiffer, they participate in prewriting...
Reading Lessons: Townsend PressLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Enhance your literacy unit with a set of videos featuring textual analysis and reading comprehension strategies. From discerning the main idea of a text to evaluating an author's purpose and tone, the ten-part series engages upper elementary students who are ready to develop active reading skills.
Relationships IILesson Planet
9 mins 4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Cause and effect, problem and solution, compare and contrast, illustration and example -- your class has undoubtedly seen these essay structures before. But how are they related? Watch a reading video about the ways relationships between...
Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive LetterLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
Everyone deserves to read a great book! Here, pupils write a persuasive letter to the school's librarian detailing their favorite story and why it should be found on the shelves. Class members' persuasive reading passages are shared with...
Transitional Words: Beginning, Middle and ConcludingLesson Planet
3rd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Next time your class is stumped trying to find the perfect transition word to fit in their narrative, remind them to take out this extensive list that is divided into beginning, middle, and ending transitional words.
Gotta Go Back in TimeLesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to conclude a reading of George Washington's Socks than by writing original historical fiction narratives. After choosing interesting events from the past, young writers perform research to gather key facts to include in...
Use Transitional Words and Phrases to Craft a Sequence of Events in a StoryLesson Planet
8 mins 3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Developing a clear sequence of events is essential for any narrative writer. The fourth lesson in this series helps learners write about the key events of The Story of Dr. Dolittle using transitional words and phrases. Pause the video to...
What Happened Next? (Grades K-4)Lesson Planet
K - 4th CCSS: Designed
Explore the structure of narrative writing with this fun, collaborative lesson. Start by reading aloud a short story, asking small groups of learners to fill in key events on a large story board prepared on the class whiteboard....
Transition Words and PhrasesLesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Begin the lesson by modeling how to connect two sentences with a transition word. After doing five examples together, have learners work together to correctly edit a list of sentences provided. Finally, learners look back at their past...
The Personal Narrative - Part OneLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Read to write! The class lists sensory details based on the plot of a story they have recently read. They create a drawing of a bracelet and use the bracelet's jewels or charms to list sensory details included in the story. They then use...
Describing Paintings: Calm or StormyLesson Planet
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young writers use nouns, verbs, and adjectives to describe details in two paintings. One depicts a sunny landscape, and the other shows a cloudier view. They write a narrative inspired by the paintings, paying attention to transitional...
First, Then, Last, Finally, Meanwhile, At LastLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Learning to determine the sequence of events in a story is fundamental to the success of young readers. Luckily, there are series of common transitional words and phrases that authors use to provide clues for determining when events...