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Literature Circles: Getting Started

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Make reading more enjoyable and interactive with literature circles! Here you'll find detailed lessons to begin the literature circle process. Ten lessons introduce each role learners take on. Literature circle roles include...
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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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Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...
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Clues in Sentences Investigation

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the variety of context clues that help us learn new meanings of unknown words! With this presentation, pupils go in depth into each type of context clue and have their knowledge tested with several small reading passages in which...
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Fluency Passages, 5th Grade

For Students 5th Standards
Assess reading fluency with a variety of reading passages. Each passage is a few paragraphs long and focuses on a particular topic. A couple of comprehension questions are paired with each passage.
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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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Context Clues Song (Context Clues by Melissa)

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Remind scholars to use context clues when they come across unknown words with the help of a music video that describes what context clues are, and how to use them to come up with a definition.
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Events and Effects

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Explore the plot structure in biographies. First, read the biography The Story of Jackie Robinson, Bravest Man in Baseball and identify specific events that possibly changed the life of Jackie Robinson. As you guide your listeners, they...
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Context Clues I

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Use this interactive, online quiz to assess learners on their ability to find the meaning of an unknown word using context clues. This quiz is designed as a post-assessment, so you'll have to teach the skill of using context clues to...
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Identifying Plot Conflicts

For Teachers 5th Standards
Examine the conflicts in The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson. The strategy outlined here, which could be used for a variety of texts, focuses on the type of conflict, who is involved, and what causes the conflict. Class members...
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Lesson 3: Events and Effects

For Teachers 5th Standards
Class members use the biography Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart, by Patricia Lauber, in order to strengthen their understanding of how events can change a person. While working through the story, pupils will have a chance to see...
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Don't Fence Me In

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Ensure that your class has a well-rounded understanding of new inventions, in this case barbed wired. Class members, after researching the history and development of barbed wire, assess its impact on cattle and the development of the...