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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b, Unit 3: Researching Inventions That Changed People’s Lives and Teaching through Graphic Novels

For Teachers 5th Standards
Seventeen lessons in Unit 3 of Module 2B have class members crafting a graphic novel about Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of television. They begin with a storyboard, then add text and images, a glossary of key words, table of contents,...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 3: Culminating Project: Readers Theater: Esperanza Rising, From Novel to Script

For Teachers 5th Standards
For a culminating project in the final unit of Module 1, fifth-graders demonstrate what they have learned about human rights by crafting scripts for a Readers Theater performance. The unit begins with class members reading informational...
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W.7.3 - Narrative Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Even for creative scholars, writing effective narrative pieces requires practice, thoughtful reflection on other narrative pieces, and technique. These resources are all aligned to the W.7.3 common core standards and will have your...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...
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A Christmas Carol - The Story

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Thirty-six pages familiarize scholars with the story and vocabulary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After reading and listening to an abbreviated version of the holiday tale learners show what they know about the sequence of...
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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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The American Revolution

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
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Summarizing Text

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Help learners find the most important information in a text with a lesson on summarizing. As kids read through a passage about Johannes Gutenberg, they summarize small excerpts, put events in sequential order, and respond to two longer...
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Sequencing

For Students 1st - 3rd
Which comes first? The chicken or the egg? Primary graders must decide in this sequencing exercise, part of a packet packed with all kinds of sequencing activities.
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Independent Reading Logs

For Students 3rd - 8th
Get a different response each day of the week with five unique reading log pages. Learners will engage fully in their free reading by filling out a nightly entry on these worksheets. The log requires learners to comment on everything...
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Phonics Teachers Resource Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
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The Backpack Travel Journals

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
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EdTech Tuesdays: FriendStrip Kids Pro

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Comics in the classroom? Of course! For an overview of the FriendStrip Kids Pro app, and ideas for use in the classroom, you can watch this quick video. Jennifer and Rich take you step-by-step through how to edit a comic strip, and how...
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My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in...
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Sequence of Events

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a nicely-designed presentation that does a terrific job of explaining sequence of events in a story to young readers. They view slides that have photographs of worksheets on this topic, and the kids "fill them out" together....
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Marking Time

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Two narrative excerpts tell the same story from different points of view. In the first excerpt (first person), sequencing words and phrases are bolded and learners write down what the bold type does. The second excerpt is in third...
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A Weave of Woods

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Focus on vocabulary, comprehension, and analysis while reading A Weave of Woods, a colorful picture book by Robert D. San Souci. Young learners use worksheets to preview, predict, practice paraphrasing, and make comparisons. The richly...
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The Jacket: Journal Templates Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore this story involving prejudice and racism to enhance learners' comprehension skills. The story The Jacket by Andrew Clements involves an African American boy who is falsely accused of stealing someone's jacket. This teacher's...
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Lesson Plan 17: Novel, Take 2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
It's all about using peer resources in this writing process lesson plan, which includes a fantastic novel revision worksheet packet. Learners have read a partner's story draft the night before, and groups have a "lightning round of...
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Noisy Nora, Studious Students: Story Elements

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Alliterative adjective nicknames generate stories inspired by Rosemary Wells' book Noisy Nora (also a thematic complement to any class with children who make a ruckus to get attention). Class members explore basic story elements --...
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Color My Day

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Use this video to get children thinking about a series of events that can be turned into a picture story. They can view a little girl using art to tell the story of her day in the park.
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Gingerbread Sequencing

For Teachers K
The story, The Gingerbread Man, is used to help Kindergarteners understand the concept of sequencing. The class is divided into groups. Each group is given a set of cards depicting the steps involved in brushing teeth, tying shoes, going...
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The Mitten

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore the Ukraine through a reading of The Mitten. Readers will determine the sequence of events, cause and effect, make predictions, and find the main idea of the story. They also use math skills to make charts and graphs. Finally,...
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Storyboard Revision: Managing the Sequence of Events and Using Sensory Details

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewMastering techniques from the resource, pupils give life to their writing, revising their storyboards to include sensory details and transitions. To finish, they participate in a peer critique process and use the feedback to further...
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Our Group Readers Theater: Managing the Sequence of Events in Our Group Script

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewThe whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Working in small groups, class members combine their independent readers theater scripts into part of a larger group script. They complete a storyboard to determine the best sequence for...
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Remarkable Lives Revealed

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
New ReviewSix lessons make up a unit all about biographies. Scholars read about a remarkable life while taking notes and identifying characteristics of the biographical genre. Readers examine the tale's obstacles, accomplishments, and sequence of...
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The Changing Times of The Future

For Teachers 1st Standards
Boost self-awareness with a lesson that examines future life changes. Here, scholars predict one life-changing event that could happen this next year. They draw a picture of their event and share their finished products with their peers....
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Telling Stories with Coding Robots

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This STEM lesson challenges scholars to tell a story by way of coding robots. Using the familiar story of The Three Little Pigs, the class works collaboratively to code robots in a way that travels from picture to picture following the...
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Comic Strip Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars use their knowledge of plot and sequencing of events to compose a narrative story using a comic strip. To begin, learners look at and listen to a comic strip then write a summary. The class brainstorms ideas for a comic strip...
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Writing a Classroom Story

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Remember a special event with a book written by the class. As a whole, scholars discuss a field trip, visitor, or assembly recounting events that stand out in their memory. While you record learners' input, participants practice their...
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Great Summarizing with Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
That's not rain, it's ... meatballs! Young readers retell the story of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett with both a verbal and written summary of the plot, characters, conflict, setting, and solution.
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Asking and Answering Questions: Studying the Skin of a Frog

For Teachers 3rd Standards
English language arts and science combine in a lesson that focuses on asking and answering questions about frog skin. Discussion, a read-aloud, and partner work lead the way towards a three-page worksheet that tests learners'...
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Narrative Text Structure

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Thirteen activities work alongside a narrative text of your choice. With reading comprehension at its focus, readers complete worksheets covering character descriptions, similarities, and differences between characters, the sequence of...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 1, Lesson 7

For Teachers 10th Standards
How did it happen? Scholars take a look at how the author describes the order of events in an excerpt from The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Learners use a Surfacing Issues Tool to guide their thoughts. Finally, they share ideas with...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 1, Lesson 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is writing a craft? Scholars work in pairs and groups to uncover author's craft presented in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. They answer guided questions, discuss with peers, and analyze the series of events. The completion of a...
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Romeo and Juliet

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
An engaging video featuring William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is accompanied by six activities designed to reinforce vocabulary, story elements, and comprehension. Scholars match words to pictures, place events in sequential order,...
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Twelfth Night

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars experience Shakespeare's, Twelfth Night, with an engaging interactive. After watching the story, six activities extend the learning experience. Topics include characters, vocabulary, a sequence of events, comprehension, and...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 14

For Teachers 10th Standards
Let's see how the story unfolds. Scholars take a close look at paragraphs of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" to determine how King unfolds his analysis of church. Before arriving at an answer, learners work in...
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The Jungle Book

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Following Rudyard Kipling's tale The Jungle Book, scholars write a review and identify rainforest products and animals. Three challenge activities test pupils' knowledge of the sequence of events and map skills. Continue the learning...
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Black History Month

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Enhance Black History Month with a twenty-page resource designed to boost scholars' knowledge of the great accomplishments made by African Americans. Learners take in fun facts about famous inventors such as George Washington Carver and...
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Plot — 3rd or 4th Grade

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
After reading a version of "The Tortoise and the Hare," scholars complete a plot diagram. They pinpoint the tale's beginning, rising action, climax, falling action, and ending. 
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Developing Theater Literacy

For Students K - 12th Standards
The second lesson in a five-lesson theatre arts unit focuses on developing a grade level appropriate understanding of dramatic text elements, of theater history, and of the purposes of theater performance.
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Activity: ‘Pancakes, Pancakes’ by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
After reading the story, Pancakes, Pancakes by Eric Carle, young scholars work together to make pancakes and reflect on the day's activities through a grand conversation. 
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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
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Author Study: Eric Carle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Dive into an author study of one of the most beloved children’s book authors, Eric Carle. After reading some of his stories, including Papa Get me the Moon, A House for Hermit Crab, The Grouchy Ladybug, and The Very Busy Spider, readers...
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Fairy Tales

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Once upon a time are four words most children are familiar with when reading a fairy tale. But do they know that fairy tales are a great way to learn the literary elements of reading and writing? Use a thorough fairy tale unit to teach...
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Making Cookies

For Students 1st Standards
What kind of cookies is Greg making? Can class members identify the order in which each ingredient is added? After reading a brief passage, pupils respond to four short answer comprehension questions.
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Tell Us a Tale: Teaching Students to Be Storytellers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Encourage scholars to retell their favorite short story or folktale, adding personal details to make it their own. After reading their book of choice several times, story tellers retell a tale verbally to their classmates. 
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Grade 9 ELA Module 4, Unit 1, Lesson 11

For Teachers 9th Standards
As part of a study of how writers structure their text so that readers understand events, class members do a close reading of “Is It Lawful to Make Slaves of Others Against Their Will?”, a chapter in Aronson and Budhos' Sugar Changed the...
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That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 4th Standards
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
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Mid-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 2

For Students 8th Standards
It's time for a concept check! Check for student understanding over the three types of rigid transformations. The assessment follows the first 10 lessons in this series and to test pupils' proficiency of these concepts. Individuals...
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Sequences of Rigid Motions

For Students 8th Standards
Examine the various rigid transformations and recognize sequences of these transformations. The lesson asks learners to perform sequences of rotations, reflections, and translations. Individuals also describe a sequence that results in...
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Sequencing Rotations

For Students 8th Standards
Discover the result of a sequence of rotations about different centers. Pupils perform rotations to examine the patterns. They also describe the sequence of rotations that performed to reach a desired result in the ninth installment in a...
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Sequencing Reflections and Translations

For Students 8th Standards
Don't get out of order! Examine the effect of order on a sequence of transformations. Learners perform reflections and translation transformations in sequence. They see that changing the order of the transformations does not always have...
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Sequencing Translations

For Students 8th Standards
Investigate the results of multiple translations on an image. Scholars use vectors to perform a sequence of translations in the seventh lesson of 18. They examine the results and determine the importance of using a sequence rather than a...
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Before, During, and After Reading Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Address a multitude of skills with a series of nonfiction reading graphic organizers. From making predictions and accessing prior knowledge to think-pair-share and retelling information, the activities are a solid addition to any...
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Comprehension - Narrative Text Structure

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Give sequencing lesson plans a boost with the use of three graphic organizers that focus on a narrative's beginning, middle, and end. Scholars apply their knowledge of text structure with the help of a one pager, foldable, or a comic...
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Camelea: Like the Elephants

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Camelea loves the ocean air, breeze and beautiful things she sees on the beach. Her brother and mother both want her to swim in the ocean, but she doesn't want to get water in her nose. Follow along with the story to see how Camelea...
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What's Next? Sequencing Story

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
First, next, then, and, finally are the words in focus of a sequencing lesson plan. Scholars listen to a read aloud of the tale "Lost in the Fog," and take part in a grand conversation about the story's sequence of events. They then show...
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From "First Crossing"

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young scholars look closely at four tales taken from the collection of short stories, First Crossing edited by Donald R. Galloby. While examining the life of four teenagers and the lives they lead as U.S. immigrants, your enthusiastic...
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Esperanza Rising

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Accompany a reading of the novel, Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, with a series of lessons that dive deep into the literary world of a young girl and the journey she takes to start a new life. Lessons and their...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
Ninth graders study the study of animals in an informational text lesson that focuses on analyzing text structure. As learners continue reading the first chapter of Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation, they form inquiries and seek...
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Family Time: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Provide extra support with a unit that follows a teach, blend, guided practice, and practice/apply routine to reinforce reading, grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills. Reading and writing lessons include supporting details, story...
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Family Time: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
"Family Time" is the theme of a unit equipped with a series of challenge activities. Concepts reinforced include possessive nouns, pronouns, text organization, adjectives, writing types, and patterns by way of creative and research...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 9th Standards
Text structure is vitally important when crafting a rise in tension. Explore Sophocles' choice to order his events in a particular sequence with a lesson about Oedipus the King. As the light of realization begins to dawn on the...
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We Can Do It!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Scholars participate in chants, grand discussions, and complete practice pages in a We Can Do It! themed unit. Designed to provide extra support, the assortment of lessons cover topics such as r-controlled vowels, comparatives and...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
The intricate craft of narrative writing can make a happy story feel exuberant, or it can make a sad story feel devastating. With 42 extensive lessons that include poignant discussion questions, standards-aligned self-reflections,...
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We Can Do It!: Challenge Activities (Theme 10)

For Teachers 1st Standards
We Can Do It! is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities designed to stretch knowledge and encourage reflection. Pupils take part in creating a classroom mural depicting learning outcomes, making a gift a card to help...
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We Can Work It Out: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 7)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Chants, grand discussion, and practice worksheets make up a We Can Work It Out themed unit comprised of extra support lessons. The unit's activities reinforce the following concepts: vowel pairs, blending sounds, problems, solutions,...
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We Can Work It Out: Challenge Activities (Theme 7)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Challenge pupils with a variety of We Can Work It Out themed activities. In a unit created to extend learning opportunities, scholars create a problem solving chart, a sequence of events chart, design a crop poster, make a plan to...
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Family and Friends: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Family and Friends is the theme of a unit offering extra support lessons. Follow each lesson plan's teach, blend, guided practice or practice/apply routine to reinforce concepts such as clusters, responding to reading, drawing...
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The Phantom of the Opera

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Feel the mystery and intrigue of The Phantom of the Opera with a language arts lesson plan that includes exercises to sequence events in the tale, vocabulary activities using words from the story, and parts of speech review activities...
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When Did That Happen?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
An awesome packet teaches individuals how to chronologically order and sequence events. The resource also provides practice that immediately follows the different ways to order events. Lastly, learners read a newspaper article...
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The Buzz About Honey

For Students 2nd Standards
What's the buzz these days? Learn some fun and interesting facts about honeybees with an informational reading passage, including the steps for successful pollination and honey creation.
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WWII D-Day: a Soldier’s Journal

For Students 5th Standards
The Invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, was one of the most important turning points in World War II. See how the time period felt from the perspective of an American soldier with a reading activity, which focuses on a narrative...
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Read and Write about It

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Reading informational text is a skill that transcends subjects and grade levels. Practice reading about different topics in various formats with a language arts lesson that includes opportunities for writing and research as well.
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Practice reading a timeline with this two-page instructional activity that illustrates a fun week at summer camp and tests comprehension with seven questions.
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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Geography and Early Peoples of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Young historians discover the early people of the western hemisphere. The unit explores how the land changed, how it was used and homes of early Americans such as Incas, Mayans, Inuits, Aztecs, and Pueblos. Individuals also examine these...
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Text Structure: Features and Organization

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Teach learners how to interact with both fiction and non-fiction text with a packet of activities and worksheets. After looking over text structure and the difference in text features between different types of writing, readers analyze...
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Read the Story

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Want to boost your readers' comprehension skills and strategies? Look to these five pages, each with a short story and questions to answer covering main idea, facts, sequence of events, context clues, conclusions, and making inferences. 
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All Together Now: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 1st Standards
All Together Now is the theme of this series of extra support lessons. The collection aids the instruction of blending sounds and reading high-frequency words through writing and reading sentences. Support also engages pupils in...
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All Together Now: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

For Teachers 1st Standards
For scholars who need a challenge in the classroom, here is a unit for you. Learners explore topics such as animals, sports, helpers at home, the past, and funny things that have happened in their lives. Youngsters also engage in writing...
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The Magic Pot

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The Magic Pot by Patricia Coombs is the theme of this multidisciplinary lesson plan. Early readers first take part in a read aloud and grand conversation about the story's details. Then, they get to work practicing their skills in...
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Sequence-Cycle Graphic Organizer

For Students 2nd - 8th
Here is a worksheet that allows learners to put events in order in a never-ending, repeating cycle. Water cycle, animal life cycles or plant life cycles are just a few ideas that would map out perfectly in this sheet.
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American Stories: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 4th
For those class members who have mastered the basic concepts and need extra challenges, here's a packet of activities sure to engage them in stories about American immigration and exploration. Kids may design a dramatic presentation...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Pupils review major events in the life of one of the most influential presidents in United States history, Abraham Lincoln, while building fundamental skills for timeline analysis.
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The Civil Rights Movement Timeline

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Using this simple worksheet, your learners will have the opportunity to practice reading timelines while learning about key events during the civil rights movement in the United States.
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Second and Third Grade Explicit Phonics Intervention

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Support all young learners on their journey to literacy with this five-lesson reading intervention unit. Following a clearly outlined format, each lesson first engages children in practicing their phonemic awareness and phonics skills...
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My Timeline

For Students K - 5th Standards
Ready to announce your next timeline assignment? This is the printable for you! The template provides the option for up to 10 events on the timeline, as well as spaces to illustrate each event!
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Reading Form

For Students 2nd - 5th
Help kids keep track of their reading and comprehend literary texts with a straightforward graphic organizer. Pupils note down the setting and characters as well as four events from the text.
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Journal Writing

For Students 4th - 6th
Ask learners to keep a basic journal of any number of things with this graphic organizer. Kids write in a topic and write down four events, responding to the prompts in above each box.
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Story Strips Sequencing

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What happens next? Work on story sequence with a lesson that prompts kids to put a story back in order. Additionally, they discuss what would happen if one event was missing from the sequence.
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Sequence Plot Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Your kids can identify the plot sequence of a short story, but what about an informational article? Have them examine the chronological order of events in informational texts with a lesson on the sequence of events. 
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Beginning-Middle-End Chart

For Students 3rd - 6th
Track the plot of a book with a straightforward chart. Pupils write in the title of the book and then note down what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
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The Cay

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Support your instruction of The Cay by Theodore Taylor with this extensive unit of materials. Provided here are prereading activities, worksheets and discussion questions for the entire book, and reading quizzes that you can use to check...
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Steps in a Process Diagram

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Start at step one with this straightforward graphic organizer! Learners write down five steps in a process to complete the worksheet. Arrows point from one box to the next to show the relationship between steps.
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Simple Directions

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
When teaching someone how to do something, it's important to give clear directions. Your youngsters can practice their skills by completing these worksheets meant to help learners describe the steps in a process. It's not just any...
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Pumpkin Life Cycle

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From seed to jack-o-lantern, young scholars walk step-by-step through the life cycle of pumpkins with this fun art and science activity. After first participating in a shared reading of the children's book Pumpkin, Pumpkin children color...
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The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Energize a shared reading of the Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip with this collection of supplemental materials. Whether your looking for discussion questions, reading comprehension worksheets, or writing prompts, this...
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Reading Handouts and Book List

For Teachers K - 5th
It's a book list for every possible purpose! The resource starts out with some reading comprehension support materials and worksheets, and then moves into pages and pages of categorized lists of books and stories that you can use to...
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Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Explore the beauty of Eric Carle's art and stories with an enchanting set of lessons. Featuring Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? as well as Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the resource provides...
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Sequencing of Events in the Slave Narrative of Henry "Box" Brown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What steps did Henry "Box" Brown take while planning his own escape from slavery? Learners work in groups to analyze segments of Brown's narrative and identify the sequence of the most important events of his story.
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A Turkey for Thanksgiving

For Students 1st - 3rd
If you're reading Eve Bunting's A Turkey for Thanksgiving, take a look at these activities to follow the story. Kids complete a crossword puzzle, word search, event sequence activity, and multiple choice reading quiz before responding to...
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Guided Reading Activities with Pizzazz

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Get the most out of your guided reading lessons with this collection of literacy materials. Offering a system for using color-coded tags to mark pages while reading books, as well as an assortment of comprehension and grammar worksheets,...
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Develop a Sequence of Events for a Narrative Response

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Narrators are essential to the telling of any story, providing the audience with a point of view through which they experience the characters, setting, and events. Following a reading of the first two chapters of The Story of Dr....
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A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
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Maniac Magee

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Add to children's enjoyment of the award-winning novel Maniac Magee with this fun collection of resources. From sequence of events and fact or fiction worksheets, to writing newspaper articles and creating advertisements based on the...
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Gold Ore and Smelters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young historians travel back through time as they explore Colorado's gold rush in this social studies instructional activity. After reading a first hand account of a woman's experience in a smelting facility, students complete the...
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Literacy Language Kit for the Book Hi! Fly Guy

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Create a buzz in your class with this collection of learning activities for the book Hi! Fly Guy. Including a list of comprehension questions, a sequence of events activity, a summary writing assignment, and a vocabulary list, this...
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Reading Comprehension Sequence Chain

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Follow any story and record each step on the graphic organizer provided here. There are lines to record the title, author, and illustrator, boxes where pupils can fill in character and setting, and six boxes in which learners can note...
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Organize Ideas Chronologically for a Narrative

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
First things first. Before writing a personal narrative, young authors must plan out a sequence of events to include in the story. Learners accomplish this by imagining their topic as a movie playing in their mind's eye, moving...
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What Happened Next? (Grades K-4)

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
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....
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Writing to Make a Point

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Begin your persuasive writing with a helpful exercise on making points. With a list of ten points on transportation in a city, third graders map a logical order to their argument. They then write one or two paragraphs about the points...
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The Life Cycle of a Seed: Point of View

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
A cross-curricular expository writing instructional activity has third and fourth graders listen to and discuss the book The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. They write a journal entry from the perspective of a carrot seed. Pupils use the...
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
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Transitions: Dad's Night Off

For Students 3rd - 4th
What are common transition words? Read the passage provided ("Dad's Night Off"), and then complete the page that follows. Readers identify transition words used in the text, and then they write a short story using transition words. 
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Old Lady That Swallowed a Fly

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters listen to the story, "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." After discussing the story, going over new vocabulary, and repeating the rhymes in the story, they study the parts of a fly. They finish by creating a fly on...
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Introduce: Summarizing Narrative Text with the Fable the Tortoise and the Eagle

For Teachers K - 3rd
There is a valuable lesson revealed in the fable The Tortoise and the Eagle, and scholars examine it as they learn about theme, summarizing, and main ideas. The text is included here; read it once for learners to understand the whole...
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Introduce: Sequencing

For Teachers K - 3rd
Every story needs an order of events, but how do we know what comes first? As simple as this seems, it's important for scholars to break apart story lines to analyze the logic in event sequencing. Choose a fiction book to read aloud,...
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Reading Practice: Peter Rabbit

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Oh, that naughty Peter Rabbit! Youngsters read an excerpt aloud from the classic Beatrix Potter story "The Tale of Peter Rabbit." They retell the story in their own words and discuss the events. Readers make inferences about various...
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Explore storyboards with your pre-reader using the familiar story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." They look at pictures as you read the captions in a comic book style. At the end, they try to finish the story based on a resolution...
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The Little Red Hen: Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K
After hearing the classic version of The Little Red Hen, pre-schoolers use the sequence of events and ordinal position words to construct a version of their own. They use stick puppets to retell the story, with updated modifications that...
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In the Right Order

For Students K - 1st
What comes first? Youngsters practice with sequence of events using a visual learning exercise, which has them examine three images to put things in order. For the first, they check off what comes before. For the next one, they check...
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Ordering Stories

For Students 1st Standards
What happened first? Learners examine four sets of images to sequence events using ordinal numbers. There is an example to get them started, and the first two have three pictures to organize. The final story is more challenging with four...
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Joining Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th
Sentence combining meets multiple objectives for writers, and they are all available in this informational text exercise. Learners read a mixed-up excerpt about the history of chess, putting 15 sentences into logical order. Have a...
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Comprehension Instructional Routine: Sequence of Events in Text

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If you're looking for a detailed instructional activity on event sequencing from informational text, you've found it. There is an entire script for you to draw from as you explore order of events and sequence words. Scaffolding is key...
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Listening Comprehension: Retell Main Events of a Story

For Teachers K
Story retell is a very important skill. Little learners use a story map and a previously heard story to walk through the retell and story sequencing process. They complete this activity as a whole class and then on their own. 
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ELD Lesson Plan: American Stories

For Teachers 4th
Ease your first graders into the first few days of school with this lesson, which features four stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Tomas and the Library Lady," Tanya's Reunion," "Boss of the Plains," and "A Very Important Day"). Learners...
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"The Magic Apple"

For Teachers K
Students complete a variety of activities that correspond with the book "The Magic Apple" by Rob Cleveland. They answer story comprehension questions, then complete a story sequencing worksheet. Students also complete a "Matching Letters...
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Sequence, Predict, Infer: Pink and Say

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Practice sequencing with your 2nd graders via Patricia Polacco's Civil War book Pink and Say. Begin with a blindfold and a bag of mystery items. Connect their use of clues to identify what they can't see with the skill of making...
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A Chronology of the Holocaust

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A straightforward chronology of the Holocaust lists events from 1930 to 1945. Connects to a page with links to extensive resources and information about the Holocaust. Use as a resource for student inquiry into the Holocaust. 
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Where Do We Begin?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Primary learners grasp sequence of events by discussing morning routines and reviewing the story of Little Red Riding Hood. They explore the necessity of correct order of events. As a class, create a story with a beginning, middle, and...
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Story Board

For Students 1st - 4th
Utilize this graphic organizer to draw or write the events of a story in six screens in sequential order. Discuss chronological order and cause and effect along with whatever text you are reading. The importance of time and setting are...
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ELD Lesson Plan: We Can Do It!

For Teachers 1st
Bears, fireflies, and Frog and Toad come together in this ELD instructional activity, which is based on a collection of Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Two Greedy Bears," "Fireflies for Nathan," and "The Hat (Frog and Toad)"). Three...
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Order of Events

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Read the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar and put the events of the story in order. Each event is written on a sentence strip and while the teacher reads, listeners can arrange the strips inthe correct order. After reading, reshuffle the...
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"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Sequence the events for the book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." Learners listen to the story, brainstorm what kinds of food a mouse would like to eat, and create a story wheel that retells the story using their own selected foods....
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Identifying Main Events

For Teachers K
Help kindergartners learn to identify the main events in fiction. They will review elements of fiction, retell information found in the text, and discuss their real-life daily experiences. All the while, they will be asking themselves...
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Dusty Locks and the Three Bears

For Teachers K
Read this twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by Susan Lowell. Kindergartners listen, predict, and discuss the story. They then participate in a dramatization of the story and draw a picture to...
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Tell Me a Story

For Teachers K - 1st
Young readers will retell and sequence a familiar story from a different culture. They listen to a story, retell it through pantomime, sequence the story, and discuss the beginning, middle, and end. They will learn about parts of a story...
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Sequence of Events: The Watershed

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Class members simulate a watershed with a painters drop cloth, placing objects underneath to create landscape variation, making "rain" with a watering can, and using red drink mix powder to track the path of precipitation. They observe...
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Compare Two Versions: Folk Tales, Sequencing, and Summary

For Teachers 4th
Compare two versions of "The Three Little Pigs" (traditional and Jon Scieszka's The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, told from the wolf's point of view). As your 4th graders recount the familiar version of the story, emphasize the...
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Cause & Effect Chart: "My Furthest-Back Person" by Alex Haley

For Students 5th - 9th
Help your class see the connection between events in Alex Haley's story "My Furthest-Back Person" with this awesome graphic organizer. Individuals write a brief description of 10 major plot events in a series of boxes. The first and last...
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My Grandpa

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this sequencing parts of a story worksheet, students read a short story, observe pictures, and number the pictures in the correct order. Students write 6 answers.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Off to Adventure!

For Teachers 3rd
It's time for adventure! After reading three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("The Lost and Found," "The Ballad of Mulan," and "The Waterfall,"), various vocabulary words about feelings, the wilderness, and different situations are...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Family Time

For Teachers 2nd
Weathering both family dynamics and sudden storms are the main topics of these three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Brothers and Sisters," "Jalapeno Bagels," "Carousel," and "Thunder Cake"). Practice generalizing and sequencing events...
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ELD Lesson Plan: We Can Work It Out

For Teachers 1st
Three fun stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("That Toad Is Mine," "Lost!" and "If You Give a Pig a Pancake") help ELD learners sequence events, express problem and solution, and predict outcomes. This also includes sentence frames to help...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Voyagers

For Teachers 3rd
Challenge your 3rd grade ELD learners with this lesson, which works with three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Across the Wide Dark Sea," "Yunmi and Halmoni's Trip," and "Trapped by Ice!"). They will apply these travel stories to their own...
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ELD Lesson Planner: Growing Up

For Teachers 6th
Three coming-of-age Houghton-Mifflin stories (an excerpt from Where the Red Fern Grows, as well as "Last Summer with Maizon," and "The Challenge") show your ELD pupils the trials and tribulations of growing up. Differentiated sentence...
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ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror,"  "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and...
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ELD Lesson Planner: Animal Adventures

For Teachers 1st
Excite the animal lovers in your 1st grade class with this instructional activity! After reading three animal stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("The Sleeping Pig," "EEK! There's a Mouse in the House," and "Red-Eyed Tree Frog"), learners...
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ELD Lesson Plan: All Together Now

For Teachers 1st
Differentiated into Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels, this ELD plan accesses many different literary skills. Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("I Am Six," "Ten Dogs in the Window," and "Charles Tiger") give learners a way...
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ELD Lesson Planner: Family and Friends

For Teachers 1st
Animal friends and families help your 1st graders with their ELD and literacy skills in three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("The Secret Code," Bud's Day Out," and "An Egg Is An Egg, or, Who's in a Family?"). They can practice drawing...
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Pumpkin Time

For Teachers K
Students visit a pumpkin farm and discuss the characteristics of a pumpkin and how they grow. They create a class story about the trip to the farm with each student supplying a sequence for the story.
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Parts of the Plot: Constructing A Plot Diagram

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading "The King of Mazy May" by Jack London, learners reinforce their literary analysis skills in this SMART board lesson. The provided SMART board file allows themto define elements of a short story, and then add it to the plot...
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Sequencing

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Are you looking for a way to teach sequence of events in your narrative writing unit? Bring this activity to your middle school class, as it prompts young writers to create a narrative sequence map of events that have happened at school...
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Stone Soup

For Teachers K
Students examine the topics of conflict, resolution, and solution using the book "Stone Soup." They create a class pictograph using real vegetables brought in by the students, answer story comprehension questions, and sequence the events...
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Sequencing Events

For Teachers 1st
Using The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, pupils practice sequencing events in a story. After reading the story, they head to the computer lab to use Kidspiration to sequence events. Then they create their own books to demonstrate...
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The Use of Chronological Order in a Passage

For Teachers 6th
Sequencing events is made fun and easy using this method. Learners use Timeliner to order events in a story. Since sequencing can be a difficult topic to grasp, this technique might be just the way to motivate learners.
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ELD Lesson Plan: Courage

For Teachers 6th
What is true courage? Your class can explore the answer with these three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Hatchet," "Passage to Freedom," "Climb or Die," and "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle"), which feature courageous characters and...
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Story Organizer

For Students 3rd - 6th
Kids can get all their plot points in line by filling out this graphic organizer with information from a story they have read. Pupils note down the title and author, the characters, the setting, and four events from the story.
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The Fox and the Crow

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Test your pupils' reading comprehension skills with a brief exercise. Learners read a short passage and then respond to three multiple choice questions about the text.
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So That's the Reason!

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Make sure your pupils can hit the target when analyzing cause and effect by practicing with this worksheet. On each arrow, pupils write a cause of an event in a story, and on each bullseye, they write the effect.
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My Antonia: Story Grammar

For Students 9th - 12th
Pupils can write down all of the major plot elements of My Antonia by Willa Cather on this straightforward worksheet. Learners note down themes, characters, the chain of events, and more.
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Sequence of Events

For Teachers 4th
Designed for language learners, this Spanish/English presentation asks viewers to use the provided list of sequencing words (first, next, after, finally) to put a group of sentences in order.
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Create a cross-curricular learning experience based on the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat with this collection of learning activities. Starting with a class reading of the story, children go on to learn about the sequence...
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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I Can Sequence Important Events

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
After reading any short informational or fictional text, ask your class to analyze the important events. They note down three important events on a short timeline, describing the events with either words or drawings. After this, pupils...
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Safety Sequence

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Follow up a class reading of the children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria with this simple sequence-of-events learning exercise. Including pictures of six key moments from the story, young learners must first number them in the correct...
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Chain of Events

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Ask your class to demonstrate their understanding of sequence. The graphic organizer provides five boxes for events and a few prompts to get kids started. Arrows point from one box to the next, demonstrating the progression of one item...
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First, Then, Last, Finally, Meanwhile, At Last

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
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...
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Peer Editing Checklist

For Students 4th - 8th
Whether your class is working on a story-writing assignment or a narrative essay, a peer review sheet can be of use. Expose individuals to the writing of others by requiring them to read and comment on another pupil's work. Peer...
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Snowman Sequencing

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Who knew that building snowmen could be educational as well as a ton of fun! This two-part worksheet first asks learners to cut out and glue in the correct order a series of four pictures showing a child building a snowman. When...
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Be a Sequence Detective!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Authors are constantly leaving clues that help the reader to understand the sequence of events in a story. Teach young readers how to pick up on these key temporal words and phrases with this slide show. After an introduction to commonly...
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It's All About Rain!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
David Shannon’s The Rain Came Down provides an opportunity to study story sequencing. As the class recalls events in the story the instructor records each event on a separate piece of sentence-strip paper. After all the events have been...
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Life before Humans Roamed the Earth

For Students 4th - 5th
In this sequence worksheet, students read the story, then they place the number, starting with 1 on the lines in the correct order as they happened in the story.
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Learning About Prediction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The skill of prediction as a reading strategy is explored. Learners are shown how to use clues within a story, along with pictures, to make predictions as to what's going to happen in the story. A clever in-class game which uses objects...
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Presenting Information

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
How do you make a pizza? Scholars examine a recipe for one of their favorite dishes. After reading the eight steps, they must re-write the steps in order. Although this offers great printing practice, younger writers may find the narrow...
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Events From a Story Graphic Organizer

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a well-designed graphic organizer which should help your readers organize the sequence of events from any story they read. The organizer should help any pupil who is trying to piece together events from a story for a book report.
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Poetry Reading for ELL Beginners

For Teachers 6th
Bring the imagery of the desert to your classroom with this ELL lesson plan. After reading Madeleine Dunphy’s Here in the Southwestern Desert, learners complete a graphic organizer about the features and images of the poem. The...
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Annotating Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Use text marking and highlighting to explore the structure of a poem. After listening to Allan Ahlberg read "Please Mrs. Butler," learners locate stanzas and patterns on their copy of the poem using the text marking technique. Class...
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Story Structure: Sequence of Events

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young writers explore sequence of events in this guided practice activity. Based on a reading of "My Trip to Lyme Park," they discuss sequence words and develop the story of a trip to the park using first, then, and next.
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How a Flower Grows

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
English Language Learners demonstrate their ability to sequence the steps in a process. After reading six sentences that describe how a flower grows, learners identify the right sequence and illustrate the steps. An answer key is provided.
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Analyzing Sequence with Exception Questions

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Can you build comprehension by reading about sports? Third graders read and analyze the story, Game Day. They work through the book to better understand the sequence of events, they practice eliminating incorrect answers to questions...
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The Story of the White House

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young historians explore U.S. history by reading a book with their class about the White House. They read the nonfiction book The Story of the White House, focusing on the sequence of events and details in the reading. They then define...
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Sequence of Events: Personal Stories

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
First graders depict an event from their lives that follows a specific sequence. They draw their narratives in three pictures that show the order in which things happened. They then present their stories to the class. To frontload the...
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Using Details from Nonfiction Text to Organize Sequence of Events

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Is it important to do things in a certain order? Yes, especially when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Or so your class will learn in a lesson on sequencing. After guided practice, class members generate their own “how-to”...
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Insects

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
It's a fact: kids love bugs! With this lesson, young learners explore reading informational texts and conducting research while learning about their favorite insects. Spark learners' interest by reading a book about one kind of bug and...
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Goldilocks Live!!!

For Teachers K - 5th
Study story elements with your young learners. Read Goldilocks and the Three Bears and discuss the order of events by making a story panel out of butcher paper. Sentences are given as suggestions for the panel, though you may compose...
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Story Organizing

For Teachers 1st
Sequence story events into chronological using the book "The Turkey Ball" by David Steinberg. Discuss the beginning, middle, and end, and in pairs organize a story that has been cut into sentence strips in chronological order. Reinforce...
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Story Retelling

For Teachers K
Students explore storytelling by participating in an image analysis activity. In this story structure instructional activity, students read the book Cookie's Week by Tomie dePaola and retell the story to their teacher in sequential...
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The Clothes Line: Before and After

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Grade schoolers learn sequence of events when they view and describe a slide show of photos depicting cotton and textile production in India, and retail sales around the world. Connected to a unit of study produced by Oxfam about the...
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ELD: Surprise

For Teachers 1st
Using conjunctions and noting details are part of this 5-day Surprise plan. Beginning level students will sequence events by using the present progressive asking questions and formulating answers. For the final activity they will...
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How Bear Lost His Tale: Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For this storytelling lesson, children practice re-telling the story of "How Bear Lost His Tale", review and write out the story sequence, and learn about homophones like tail/tale, sail/sale, etc. Extension activities for various...
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Saguaro - Cactus Hotel

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Elementary schoolers listen to a read aloud of Brenda Z. Guiberson's, Cactus Hotel before acting the story out using the proper sequence of events. Using a graphic organizer, they determine the beginning, middle, and end of the story....
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Were Going on a Bear Hunt

For Teachers 1st
First graders retell the events of the book We're Going On a Bear Hunt. They listen to the teacher read the book, and as a class develop a list of the different settings in the story. Using pictures of the setting, the students act out...
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Tear Into a Story

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners retell a story using the correct sequence of events for a story they have listened to five times. They identify the characters and the setting for the story, and sequence the events using a dissembled copy of the book.
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What's Next?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Children listen to the story, The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, and discuss the sequence of events. They create a booklet, sequencing the events in the correct order.
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Berlioz the Bear

For Teachers K - 1st
Young children read the story, Berlioz the Bear and complete various reading and writing activities. They learn about fiction and non-fiction, and complete graphing and writing activities for the story. Youngsters draw the bear and use...