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246 resources with the keyterm reading comprehension

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A Lesson Before Dying: The Plot Unfolds

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Track the plot of Ernest J. Gaines's A Lesson Before Dying with a class discussion and timeline. Readers examine the ways the story has developed for Jefferson and for Grant, as well as how their stories have come together. Next, they...
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Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud instructional activity, children learn to use...
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10 Tips for Keeping All Readers Accountable

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Keep middle and high school readers accountable and push all students toward success by showing interest in their reading and testing the strategies below.
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Activities for Teaching “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Use all of these exercises, assignments, and assessments or pick and choose your favorites for your study of "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. In this resource you will find: an informational text to examine, vocabulary lists and...
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How To Tackle the Dilemma: "I Don't Like Reading. Books are Boring."

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Four questions for students to ponder in order to help them choose the "right book."
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Jigsaw Reading Keeps Readers Accountable

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Utilize the jigsaw reading strategy to keep pupils accountable and encourage cooperative learning.
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Bring Read-to-Learn Activities into Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Shift your instruction from teacher-centered to student-centered, which requires learners to do the heavy lifting.
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Explaining the Themes of Eagle Song: (Chapter 8, "Peace")

For Teachers 4th Standards
Your class reaches the end of the novel Eagle Song as young readers focus on determining the theme of this story. Similar to previous lessons in the unit, the teacher begins with a read aloud of the first few pages of chapter 8, before...
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Des Super-Terres dans l'univers

For Students 10th - 12th
Do you think there are other planets similar to the earth? Assess your intermediate and advanced French readers with this interesting text about super-Earths. Following the reading are three activities: one focusing on vocabulary, a...
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"Too Much Pressure" by Colleen Wenke

For Students 10th - 12th
Have you ever cheated on a test? What about copied someone else's homework? After reading Colleen Wenke's essay "Too Much Pressure," class members use the provided reading comprehension questions to focus their analysis of important...
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Century of Progress: Homework Packet

For Students 9th - 12th
An entire packet of reading passages, critical thinking questions, graphic organizers, and web links is here for the taking. Here is a 12 page activity focused on document analysis, reading comprehension, and critical thinking, related...
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"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant

For Students 7th - 9th
After reading the short story "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant, give your readers this two-page packet to assess their reading comprehension. These are not your typical recall questions-instead, readers focus on the climax, types of...
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What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
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Help with Reading

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Children's education doesn't have to end when they leave the classroom. Support parents with imporving their children's reading comprehension skills at home with this list of guiding questions.
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Read Like a Detective

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Encourage your young readers to become true detectives in their next literary adventure! Here you'll find an attractive display that will prompt your learners to constantly be looking for clues, asking questions, making cases about the...
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Golda Meir

For Students 6th - 8th
Who was Golda Mier and what was her life like? Your pupils can find out through an article from a 1969 issue of TIME. The biography is about a page long, and provides information about her past and present. After completing the reading,...
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Monarch Marathons

For Students 5th - 7th
Transform your pupils' knowledge about monarch butterflies with an informational article. Class members find out about migration and conservation before responding to questions about the text. Also included is a writing assignment and a...
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Drink, Drink That Milk!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Teach your class about milk while practicing informational text reading skills. The resource includes a short text to read, accompanying questions and vocabulary, a vocabulary exercise, a sequence exercise, and a reading comprehension...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Destination Library

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
All work and no play makes a classroom a dull place to be. Luckily, this board game solves that problem by allowing children to have fun while reinforcing their understanding of the book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback....
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Small Group Discussion Questions

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Support a class reading of the novel Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor with this series of discussion questions. Covering a variety of topics from character and setting to historical accuracy and symbolism, these questions challenge...
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Comprehensive Nonfiction Reading Questions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Analyze any nonfiction text with the set of questions on this sheet. Class members practice inferring by noting the main idea and purpose of a passage. They also analyze an opinion in the passage and write a brief summary. See the...
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Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts instructional activity. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying...
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A Smart Reader

For Teachers K - 5th
Teach your class what it means to be a smart reader with this simple classroom poster. Including short I am statements describing seven different reading strategies, this is a great resource for improving students' reading comprehension...
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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...