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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining...
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School-Home Links elling, self-to-text connections, writing lists, author

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Engage families in at-home practice using this 100-page worksheet packet for elementary school English Language Arts practice. Each worksheet briefly explains the objective to parents so they can guide their child through the activity....
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A Quest for Author Importance

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Class members discover information about an author through a WebQuest and a brochure project.
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Lesson: Storyboarding Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Kids consider revolution as a basis for creativity, art, and storytelling. After reading an excerpt from the book, Persepolis, learners choose one event from any world revolution to write about. They storyboard the event focusing on...
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Understanding Points of View

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Investigate the importance of author's point of view. Young linguists study primary source documents related to the Treaty of Casco Bay. The first source is authored by the Native American Chiefs, the second by an English...
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Back to School: Style Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to...
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Protest Letter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What a fantastic resource to guide youngsters in persuasive letter writing. They read a brief letter to the editor and answer question about the author's purpose, word choice, and structure. Next, scholars draft their own letter by...
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Determining Author's Point of View: The Sneeches

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better...
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Guided Reading with Elizabeti's Doll

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice reading strategies using Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen. Readers utilize decoding and comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading the story. A detailed list of text features, high frequency words,...
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Card Catalog Cards

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Prepare students on how to use the library's card catalog system as well as the online version. Author, card catalog, the Dewey system, and so much more is addressed. This would be a great tool to use in the classroom or library.
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Bell Ringer: Maya Angelou

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Introduce Maya Angelou with a short video that provides viewers with an overview of her many accomplishments and some of her papers collected at Wake Forest Library.
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On This Day: Publication Of Uncle Tom's Cabin

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Uncle Tom's Cabin was written to expose the evils of slavery. Published in 1852 by abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe to demonstrate the terrors and reality of slavery African Americans were experiencing. The interesting resource...
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Julia Alvarez

For Students 4th - 12th
An interview sheds light on author Julia Alvarez's immigration journey from the Dominican Republic to the United States of America. Alvarez describes in detail how she felt creating a new home, what it was like to return to the Dominican...
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Publishing Writing

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Scholars become familiar with tagline literature with the help of the story, Alexander and the Horrible, No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Day by Judith Viort. After a read-aloud and whole-class discussion, leveled groups complete several...
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Why Should You Read Kurt Vonnegut?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In the midst of darkness, there's hope. A video lesson shares key themes found in Kurt Vonnegut's writing, including the idea of hope in darkness. After watching the video, viewers take a short quiz to test their understanding, answer...
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Scholars create a brochure that features three aspects of the poem "The Pied Piper of Hamelin." The program details information about Robert Browning, the poem's setting, and its events. 
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Charles Dickens

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How much do you know about the life of Charles Dickens? A thorough video discusses the author's professional successes and private failures with engaging animation and informative narration.
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Virginia Woolf

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Libraries may have been locked to women for centuries, but writers like Virginia Woolf were instrumental in opening the doors for other female authors. Learn more about Woolf's place in the modernist age and her voice in the literary...
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Surprise!: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Surprise! is the theme of this series of challenge activities. The surprise comes from the information your scholars will discover when researching topics such as alligators and crocodiles, living in other countries, becoming a...
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Web Page Evaluation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to research three different websites that pertain to a topic focused on in your syllabus. Students fill out a chart by answering questions about each site. Then, they compare how useful the sites are to one another....
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Dr. Seuss Author Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Want to know more about Dr. Seuss? Scholars research topics such as his childhood, family, education, jobs, and story themes to learn more about the ever-popular and fun to read author, Dr. Seuss. 
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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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Weekly Lesson Plan for Shared Reading

For Teachers K Standards
Reading is fun! Here, practice making predictions and instill concepts of print including the front of the book's features, the text's message, the connection between text and illustrations, and directionality with these daily reading...
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Eric Carle Author Study

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learn all about Eric Carle, find out about his famous caterpillar, and try out related art, science, writing, math, and social studies activities. The resource comes with plenty of materials to support your instruction.