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Building Background Knowledge: Colonial Craftspeople

For Teachers 4th Standards
In the first lesson plan of this unit on colonial trade, fourth graders gain background knowledge of different jobs performed by early colonists. The class begins with a slide show presentation that includes a variety of great...
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Apartheid: A Journey of Inequality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When a resource like this comes along, I want everyone to see it. Actively engage your learners with a lesson on apartheid. They'll analyze 10 photos, complete two journal entries, and read six slides of text separated into dated chunks....
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Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
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Lesson: Younger Than Jesus: Is a Young Generation's Multimedia Work Art?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How has art changed? Are young people artists? What is art? These questions are up for discussion as critical thinkers examine several works of art expressed through multimedia. There are five different sessions outlined, complete with...
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Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Remarkable Rocks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Investigate rocks and non-fiction reading strategies. The class observes and sorts rocks, and then identifies non-fiction text features in Remarkable Rocks. Given strips of paper labeled with headings from the table of contents, pupils...
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Summary

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders recognize and hone the skills needed to complete a valuable summary. They complete a group summary, and then reread their summaries to find the main idea and supporting details. They put practice to the test as they...
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Can You Feel the Thunder?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Discuss disability awareness and acceptance of people who are different with this resource. After reading the story, Can You Feel the Thunder? by Lynn E. McElfresh, learners talk about metaphors, answer cause and effect questions, and...
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The Causes of Global Warming: A Summary

For Students 5th - 8th
Incorporate practical writing activities into your earth science curriculum with this colorful resource. Future environmentalists read about global warming in a TIME for Kids production. They answer a few brief questions and then write a...
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A Tale to Tell!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A creative spin occurs when one pupil acts as author Ann M. Martin. Using a Q & A at the back of her book A Dog's Life, other classmates ask the "author" questions. They discuss the reasons why they know the book is from a...
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The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Many educators focus on the civil rights movement as it occurred after Rosa Parks incited the bus boycott. Extend the understanding of the fight for civil rights in the United States with this post-WWII lesson plan. Learners examine and...
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George Washington’s Socks Reader’s Guide

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dive into a class reading of the book George Washington's Socks with the help of this guide. Including a vocabulary list and series of comprehension questions for each chapter, this resource provides an excellent foundation for exploring...
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Literature Study Guide: Out of Africa

For Students 8th - 12th
Here you will find a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a plot flow chart, and a character map....
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Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map....
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Caring for Bicycles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Do you ride a bike? Explore maintenance and safety with the book Caring for Bicycles. This instructional resource walks young ones through the steps of checking a bicycle. As this is a nonfiction text, features such as diagrams, charts,...
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Reading Comprehension 7: Level 12

For Students 9th - 12th
A passage about the changing role of home economists provides the text for a reading comprehension strategies worksheet. Learners must summarize, draw inferences, identify the main idea, and use context clues to determine the meaning of...
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Reading Comprehension 5: Level 10

For Students 9th - 10th
Whether used as a reading comprehension assessment, as the basis of a mini-lesson on reading strategies, or as extra practice, this exercise will prove to be valuable because of the answers and explanation key that accompanies the...
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Only the Facts

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Practice the strategy of summarizing to gain meaning and knowledge from an informational text. Young readers highlight supporting details and main ideas, and then they use this to summarize two articles: "The Great Quake" and "What is an...
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The Case of the Hungry Stranger

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce your readers to the mystery genre with The Case of the Hungry Stranger. Learners help solve the mystery, making inferences as they read and answering comprehension questions altogether. The writing assignment asks beginners to...
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A Box for Bobo

For Teachers K - 2nd
Encourage sharing and collaboration among your young ones. Read A Box for Bobo and discuss what happens when Raf, the main character, does not share with his friend Bobo, and later wants what Bobo has. Prediction and reading...
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New Ways

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Help your learners analyze story structure in chapters 1-6 of Dawn McMillan's book New Ways. Take a look at the cover, talk about new terms, and discuss the plot together. The second day continues with more questions and vocabulary. This...
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Reading Comprehension - Short Stories

For Students 8th - 10th
Much more than a simple reading assessment, this resource can form the basis of a review of comprehension strategies, as a worksheet that models for readers how to employ strategies to answer questions based on passages, or as a practice...
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Dressing Up

For Teachers K - 2nd
Did you ever play dress up? Tap into your learners' imaginations with the story Dressing Up. Young ones visually explore the costumes displayed and answer reading comprehension questions. After reading, they get to add their own pretend...
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A Surprise For Jack

For Teachers K - 3rd
Work on making inferences with your class by reading A Surprise for Jack. Some vocabulary and rhyming words are listed along with quite a few reading comprehension questions. Learners demonstrate their understanding in a class discussion...
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Establishing a Point of View in Narratives

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Your readers study first and third person point of view and then rewrite classic tales. Richly detailed, the six-part plan provides considerations for beginning, proficient, and advanced learners. Included are suggestions for...