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Word Recognition and Fluency: Interventions for Upper-Elementary Students With Reading Difficulties

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Designed for learners with reading difficulties, a 17- lesson collection teaches word recognition skills. Here, lessons one through eight focus on mastering basic sounds and blending sounds in words, while lessons 10-17 develop...
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Benefits of Connecting with Nature

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Feel the healing effects of nature. Individuals learn about the benefits of nature using imagery. They begin by defining words to express how they feel emotionally and then practice using those words with hands-on activities. Once they...
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What a Waste of Food!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Follow the life of an apple from harvest to the consumer. A three-part lesson describes the different steps to get an apple from the farmer to your kitchen and the approximate waste that happens at each step. They discuss the process and...
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Food Waste Solutions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Easy doesn't always mean better. In an era with pre-packaged everything, learners consider the environmental impact of the convenient trend. They critique the packaging of food and how waste impacts cost and then look for solutions.
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Food Waste and the Environment

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Out of sight out of mind can be a dangerous habit. Learners investigate the life of food waste after it leaves people's homes and its impact on the environment. They complete a series of three activities that involve building a mini...
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Trees of the Midwest

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
All trees are not created equal. A set of three wildlife conservation lessons has learners examine the characteristics of individual trees. They look at the life cycle of the tree using a story and reference a field guide to identify...
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Take-a-Hike

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Learn about nature and health all in one set of lessons. Individuals use a scavenger hunt to record observations during a nature hike. They then complete activities to categorize their observations and rate the health of the habitat for...
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Martin Luther King Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Martin Luther King, Jr. led the movement that came to define civil rights in 20th century America. Reinforce class members' knowledge of terms like segregation, tolerance, and peaceful  with a crossword puzzle.
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New Year's Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Three, two, one—Happy New Year! Ring in the magical moment between old and new years with an interactive crossword puzzle. Pupils read clues to guess words such as millennium, countdown, and fireworks.
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Presidents' Day Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
How much do you know about the United States presidents? Put your knowledge to the test with an interactive crossword puzzle all about American government.
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Hanukkah Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Hanukkah is the theme of a festive crossword puzzle. The online learning game challenges players to read and answer questions with holiday-related vocabulary terms. Hints are provided at the cost of points. 
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Thanksgiving Crossword Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Solve an eight-question crossword puzzle all about Thanksgiving. Players click on rows and columns, read a question, and answer using the given letters. Hints are provided at a point cost. 
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Word Parts

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Prefixes, affixes, roots, and word parts are the focus of four lessons designed to boost scholars' speed and accuracy. Peers work collaboratively to time one another while reading word cards. Answers, scores, and times are recorded to...
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Core Curriculum Lesson Plans for Jefferson's Sons

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Thomas Jefferson lived a controversial life. A series of lesson plans shares information about Jefferson's Sons, a novel about the infamous founding father. Discussion questions and other tasks explore different points of view and cover...
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Core Curriculum Lesson Plans for The Lions of Little Rock

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Schools in the 1950s and 60s looked very different from the schools we know today. An educator's guide explores the civil rights movement and, specifically, the process of integrating schools. Questions cover key themes in the novel and...
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An Educator’s Guide to Savvy by Ingrid Law

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Literature circles give learners a chance to explore a novel in a unique way. An educator's guide for the book Savvy uses literature circles as part of the novel study. Additional activities cover elements of figurative language and...
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An Educator's Guide to Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Chances are, you've got some precocious Matilda fans in your class! Use a thorough set of lesson plans to address Roald Dahl's classic novel about a bright girl who just wants to be understood. Vocabulary exercises, comprehension...
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Lesson 16 - Adding Vowel Suffixes to CVC and Silent E Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
There's a big difference between hoping and hopping. A lesson on adding vowel suffixes discusses when to double a consonant before adding a suffix such as -ed or -ing. Readers practice breaking down words into syllables and creating new...
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Lesson 15 - Soft G and Soft C

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
The names Cindy and Carrie start with the same letter, but have very different sounds. The 15th of 17 word recognition lessons focuses on the soft C sound found in Cindy and the soft G sound found in Gene. Direct instruction starts with...
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Lesson 17 - Adding Suffixes That Change Base Words' Finally to I

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
If it ends in a y, change the y to i when adding a suffix like -ness, -ly, or fy. The final lesson in the Word Recognition and Fluency series of 17 explains when to change the final letter in a base word to i before adding a suffix....
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Lesson 14 - Consonant-Le Syllables

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
The consonant-le syllable may appear in the word idle, but it is anything but dull. An informative lesson plan introduces words containing the consonant-le syllable. Using guided instruction, learners discover how to break words...
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Lesson 13 - Multisyllabic Word Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
One- and two-syllable words may flow from the tongue with ease, but longer words, such as department and volcano, feel like tongue twisters. Scaffolded instruction explains how to break words into their individual syllables, and then...
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Lesson 12 - Ed Suffix with Unchanging Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Understanding different verb tenses begins with knowing how to decode words. A lesson plan on the -ed suffix with unchanging base words introduces readers to the past tense. Teachers present the skill with oral reading and spelling...
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Lesson 11 - Affixes with Unchanging Base Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Adding an affix to a word sometimes changes its meaning, just like magic. Using 11th of 17 lessons in the Word Recognition and Fluency series, readers become vocabulary magicians, learning to form and decode words that contain common...