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Lesson Plan
Recorded Books

Teacher's Guide: The Pinballs

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Dive your class into the novel The Pinballs by Betsy Byars with the support of this reading guide. Including short answer questions, a multiple choice comprehension quiz, and extension activities, a variety of materials are provided for...
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Unit Plan
Recorded Books

The Outsiders Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders is the anchor text for a how-to primer for using audiobooks in the classroom. 
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Reading Literacy- Books on CD

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the importance of learning to read. They work with other students to create audiobooks to share with younger students, or classes.
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Lesson Plan
National Endowment for the Humanities

Toni Morrison's Beloved: For Sixty Million and More

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Complex, disturbing, and challenging, Beloved is the focus of a lesson that provides three activities to guide a close reading of Toni Morrison's novel. Readers create chapter titles based on key plot elements or themes, identify...
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Study Guide
State Library of Ohio

All the Light We Cannot See Toolkit

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See is the focus of a toolkit that provides readers with a summary of the plot, background information about the author, and discussion topics. 
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Activity
Listening Library

The Sign of the Beaver

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Extend a class reading of the novel The Sign of the Beaver across all subject areas with this literature unit guide. From basic discussion questions and writing prompts, to a research project about tracking animals, this resource offers...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Online Spanish Lesson on Superlatives: General Rules

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How much does your class know about superlatives? Inform them of the basics and provide some practice with the information here. You can use the examples to help teach the concepts in class or send learners to this page at home. The...
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Unit Plan
Folger Shakespeare Library

Julius Caesar Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Julius Caesar need not be Greek to kids. The background information and suggestions for teachers, as well as the activities for learners, make this curriculum guide a must-have for your Shakespeare curriculum library.
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Activity
State Library of Ohio

Tuck Everlasting

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A great toolbox of ideas for any teacher preparing to teach the novel Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt, this resource includes a short biography of Natalie Babbitt, several discussion questions that could double as writing prompts,...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Virtual) Poetry Slam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a "virtual poetry slam." This project can easily be implemented at any grade level where students have created short pieces of personal writing. They write, edit, and revise a short piece of poetry or personal writing.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

EPub--Stuart Little

For Teachers 3rd
Following a detailed activity and reading guide students will better grasp their reading of the book Stuart Little. They visit a series of web sites to gain a mouse's perspective then create a Mouse Movie with an iPod camera and Keynote....
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Curated OER

Literature Awards: Newbery 2005

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine Newbery book awards from 2005. They visit Web sites with author interviews, excerpts, and related activities. They explore both medal and honor books.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

I'm Tellin'!: Kids Bringing Folktales Alive

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students participate in a reading lesson plan that works on social and academic skills. They increase reading comprehension with direct instruction with the group reading of a folktale. Then students research their own stories to tell.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Human Body Parts:

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students locate and label body parts. After having their picture taken with a digital camera, students cut out their body and label body parts.