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What's the Main Idea?

For Students 4th - 7th
Here's a fishbone graphic organizer that will help primary and intermediate grade leaners of informational text identify the main idea and supporting details in an article. Readers record the main idea on the spine of the fish and...
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Reading Closely: Sections 4 and 7 of the Great Law of Peace (Iroquois Constitution)

For Teachers 4th Standards
Read and reread. That is the message when approaching a difficult text. As part of their examination of The Great Law of Peace, class members reread the introduction and section one of the document, answer questions, citing specifics...
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Maus: Making a Visual Representation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How do you represent a tragic event? Are stories of tragic events better left untold? After reading chapter two of Maus and studying other representations of the Holocaust (suggestions are included), class members create a representation...
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The Effects of Character Decisions

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Learners explore characters' decisions. They play a card game in which they match a decision card with a direct effect card. Then they examine characters from The Wizard of Oz, record important decisions that they make on index cards,...
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Author’s Purpose

For Students 6th - 9th
Suggestions for how to identify an author's purpose in writing a text are featured in a resource that is both a reference and a worksheet. Information about texts that are meant to persuade, inform, and entertain is included as are...
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Before You Read the Book

For Students 6th - 9th
"List reading strategies you have learned that will help you start (and finish) reading a class novel." "What do you like knowing about a novel before you read it?" Although labeled for Of Mice and Men, the prompts included on this...
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Nightjohn: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your readers will “get to wanting” and will want to know things about Nightjohn with a DRTA activity based on Gary Paulsen’s novel. Introduce the book by asking class members to examine the cover and to make predictions about the subject...
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Connect the Dots

For Students 2nd - 3rd
How do you create a butterfly garden? Focus on reading comprehension with this packet. Young readers use the step-by-step instructions to answer five multiple-choice questions that follow. Vocabulary, comprehension, and the main idea are...
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Compass Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this compass reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to compass and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information
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Popcorn Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
For this popcorn reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to popcorn and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Cotton Candy Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this cotton candy reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to cotton candy and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Motorcycle Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this motorcycle reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to motorcycles and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Jade Plant Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this jade plant reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to jade plants and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Assumption Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Assumption reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to St. Mary's feast day and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Guest Readers

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young readers explore reading comprehension by creating a class presentation. For this storytelling lesson, puils read an assigned text in class and analyze the characters, settings and story. They create an illustrated presentation in...
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What You Do With a Kangaroo

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Analyze the fiction story What Do You Do With a Kangaroo? in class. Answer reading comprehension study questions and define new vocabulary terms. A writing connection puts readers in the main character's shoes, asking what they would do...
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this story structure lesson, learners read the book A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and identify the characters, setting and main themes of the book. They answer a list of study questions about the book.
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Using Context Clues

For Teachers 6th
Context clues are a vital reading skill, as well as a helpful test-taking strategy. A SMART board lesson prompts sixth graders to practice reading different writing examples, using vocabulary terms from the samples to predict what the...
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Taking a picture Walk

For Teachers 1st
First graders use question words to answer comprehension questions.  In this reading strategies lesson, 1st graders use picture cues and predict events in a story. Students use context clues to understand unfamiliar words. Students...
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Myths, Legends and Tales: Lesson 3

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore oral histories by completing a worksheet. In this storytelling lesson plan, 6th graders read the story Atlanta's Race: A Greek Myth in class an identify the characters and locations mentioned in the story. Students...
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Verdi

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore language arts by answering study questions about a book they read. In this reading summary lesson, 3rd graders read the book Verdi by Janell Cannon and identify the plot, characters and sequence of the story....
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Log Canoes: A Chesapeake Bay Tradition

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a story about log canoes on the Chesapeake Bay and examine the dialogue between characters. Students use the dialogue between the characters to answer five short answer questions.
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Oldest College Graduate

For Students 5th - 7th
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a passage about the oldest graduate and answer 8 questions regarding the story.
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The Gardener

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore reading comprehension by analyzing a story in class. In this story structure lesson, students read the story The Gardener and analyze the characters, themes and settings of the story. Students complete a vocabulary...