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Monster Plants Storia Teaching Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Who wouldn't want to read a book about monster plants? Get those kids into informational texts with an engaging topic, like meat eating plants! You'll use the teaching guide to provide structured practice as your class reads to...
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End of Unit Assessment, Part 1: Research and Response

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewStay on target. The class reviews the learning targets for the unit and the end of unit assessment. Scholars then begin working on part one of the assessment answering how Canada's natural resources meet the needs of the people and how...
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Research Skills, Part 1: Natural Resource Development and How it Modifies the Physical Environment

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewPut it in your own words. Scholars complete a mini lesson about paraphrasing then complete a note catcher using the text A Limited Supply. They continue studying Canada's natural resources by analyzing the graph Freshwater Quality by...
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Building Background Knowledge: How Canada’s Natural Resources Meet the Needs and Wants of People Today

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLearners follow along as the teacher reads Products of Mining in Canada: From Batteries to Vehicles aloud. They then discuss the meaning of key terms and determine the gist of the text. Pupils do a second read and complete a graphic...
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End of Unit Assessment: “The Inuit Today”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewThen and now. Scholars complete an end of unit assessment covering The Inuit Thought of It by comparing past and modern day life for the Inuit. They complete a main idea graphic organizer, analyze key terms, and write a summary paragraph.
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Synthesizing Text Details to Explain Relationships: “Medicine and Healing”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewAfter reading the section about medicine and healing in The Inuit Thought of It, leaners determine what they feel was the most important resource to surviving in the Arctic environment. They support their opinions with details from the...
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Synthesizing Text Details to Explain Relationships: “Hunting”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewThe class is on the hunt. Scholars read pages 22-23 of The Inuit Thought of It about different hunting techniques of the Inuit people. They sketch a picture of the gist of the section and then complete a web that shows the relationship...
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Determining Main Ideas and Supporting Details and Summarizing: “Clothing”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewSurviving winter. Pupils begin reading on page 18 of The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Inventions and sketch how the people used animal skin clothing to survive the winter. Readers complete a main idea graphic organizer with...
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Using Structural Elements to Determine Main Ideas and Supporting Details: “Shelter”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewDoes the picture tell the story? Learners continue their work in The Inuit Thought of It by creating a visual gist of pages 16 and 17. They then complete a main idea graphic organizer and discuss key supporting details.
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Close Reading: “Dog Sleds” and “Kayak”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewVisualize it! Scholars read pages 12–15 of The Inuit Thought of It and create a visual gist of the text. They then do a close read of the text and create a natural environment anchor chart before answering text-dependent questions.
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The Star-Spangled Banner: Fact or Fiction?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewIs the Star-Spangled Banner an actual account of a gripping battle, or is it just a catchy tune? Young scholars compare eyewitness descriptions of the War of 1812 battle that inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner." They also examine images...
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Why is John Adams Standing on Thomas Jefferson's Foot?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewWas it a bromance, or were they frenemies? Young historians use a controversial portrait and letters between Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and others to evaluate the relationship between the two Founding Fathers. Examining the primary...
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How Did the Public View Women’s Contributions to the Revolutionary War Effort?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewCalling upon the legacies of Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, and Catherine the Great, Esther Reed rallied Southern women to support the American Revolution. Using a broadside by Reed and other primary sources, such as poetry, young historians...
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Explaining the Relationships between Events in a Historical Text: Contextualizing the History of Baseball (pages 8–9, 25)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIn other words ... it's time to give a summary. Scholars work with a partner to paraphrase a timeline card referring to Promises to Keep. They then work to merge the two timelines to create one timeline. Pupils finish by writing a...
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: The Story of Bus Desegregation (Promises to Keep, Page 21)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's all connected. Learners read event details in Promises to Keep to determine the connection between the bus boycott and Jackie Robinson. They watch a video and read Rules for Riding Desegregated Buses to discover even more details to...
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Reading to Determine Important Relationships between People and Events: The Importance of the 1936 Olympics for African Americans (Promises to Keep, Pages 16–19)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars look at cause-and-effect relationships while doing a close read of the 1936 Olympics on pages 16-19 of Promises to Keep. They complete a cause-and-effect note catcher and add their ideas to an anchor chart. Readers then work...
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: Learning about the Great Migration (Promises to Keep, Pages 10–13)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewGet the story straight. Scholars gather information about the Great Migration as they listen to a reading from Promises to Keep. They then examine the text to find evidence to support the feeling of resentment. Learners take part in a...
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Was the Stamp Act Fair?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewPledge your loyalty to the king and the Stamp Act or sign an oath against the tax. After simulating an in-class tax for school supplies, young historians consider the reasons for the Stamp Act and similar colonial policies. The...
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Who Burned the Peggy Stewart?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewNot all Patriots were on the same page against the British before the Revolutionary War. While some wanted to use peaceful means, such as debate and petition, others used violence, such as burning ships carrying British tea. Using...
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Runaway Slaves: From the Revolution to the New Republic

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewWho were the enslaved people in colonial America? Using ads from enslavers looking to recapture escaped people, young historians put faces and identities to them. Primary sources, such as wanted ads, help scholars reconstruct who these...
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Colonial Tea Parties

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewMost people know of the Boston Tea Party, but it was only one of similar protests throughout the colonies. Using a case study from Maryland, learners explore primary sources, including images and newspaper accounts of similar tea...
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Pontiac's War

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewInvaders are coming: fight them off or run? Native American peoples had to decide this question after British colonists went west following the French and Indian War. Using a speech from Chief Pontiac, young historians consider if they...
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Native American Gender Roles in Maryland

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewToss gender roles out the window—some societies lived in a world where women not only possessed the family wealth but also were the farmers and butchers. Many Native American societies had more gender equity than European societies....
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End of Unit Assessment: Using Quotes to Explain Relationships and Support an Opinion

For Teachers 5th Standards
Think big! Scholars complete an end of unit assessment using their notes and graphic organizers along with the texts Big Thinkers: Was Steve Jobs This Generation’s Thomas Edison? and Steve Jobs. To complete the assessment, they answer...