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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
All the Common Core standards are important, but they all build off the ability to cite textual evidence to support analysis. See how to scaffold this standard into three steps of development, along with assessment ideas with the ideas...
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Although the ideas on how to implement the skill RI.9-10.2 are lacking, the assessment would work well for challenging learners to summarize, and identify the main ideas of presidential speeches that are of similar topics. One could use...
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Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."

For Teachers 8th Standards
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...
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Child Literacy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students read information on the importance of literacy and complete a worksheet. In this community service lesson, students evaluate children's literature and practice reading fluency. Students spend two hours per week reading to...
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Arkansas and NAFTA

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and...
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Guess The Covered Word 2

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young readers are given five basic sight words. Each one is used in a sentence, with one of the words covered up. Youngsters must use the context clues within the sentence to determine which of the five words is being covered up. This...
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Grade 2 Literacy in Social Studies: Where Is Home?

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What makes a community? How communities differ? Young scholars research different types of communities, small rural towns, and large crowded cities. They respond to writing prompts, and write essays in groups to understand the wide...
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Grade 6 Literacy: Can Animals Think? Unit

For Teachers 6th Standards
Can animals think? Learners develop their thinking abilities by reading Linden's essay and constructing an evidence-based response. Complete with rubrics and exemplars to evaluate writing, the resource also has suggested pre-, during,...
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"Ch" Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
What do chug and chain have in common? The consonant digraph ch of course. Hold onto your hats – here is a packet of worksheets with enough practice activities to fill a short unit. It contains two lists of ch words, three practice...
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Literacy Lifters Book 4: Entertainment

For Students 6th - 7th
In this vocabulary building worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 60 words to form a word bank. Students use the words to complete an informational text about early entertainment.
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Building Reading Skills: Fluency

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice their fluency skills. In this fluency lesson, students read aloud stories to their peers and they help to coach one another on their fluency, pronunciation, phrasing, and inflection. They discuss what makes a...
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Visual Literacy: Using Images to Increase Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
A colorful PowerPoint is a great way to introduce the topic of visual literacy. The eye-catching presentation begins with an overview of visual literacy and then provides some specific strategies to help enhance reading comprehension. As...
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The Fisherman and His Wife

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Engage conversation and explore the journey as you challenge young readers to interpret the german folktale, "The Fisherman and His Wife" written by literary brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.
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The Tools to Build Your Financial Dream

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to all the ways money management and financial responsibility weave into our daily lives as adults, make sure high schoolers are prepared to locate resources for managing their finances, such as a financial advisor. 
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Messages in the Media

For Students 8th Standards
What does a commercial about your favorite product tell you about yourself? Assess the hidden messages in the media, as well as the messages that not so hidden, with a lesson on how advertisements can affect one's self identity.
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Extractive Industries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a chance for environmental studies classes to take a critical look at crises occurring around the globe by reading articles and viewing video clips. The human activities under scrutiny are the extraction of oil, logging, and...
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Grade 8 Literacy in English Language Arts: Economics and the Environment

For Teachers 8th Standards
Save the Earth! Scholars complete a written response demonstrating what they learned about the depletion of the Earth's resources. They use four main resources, Stopping in the Desert, There’s Gold in that Ocean, Coral Reefs Need...
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Hands Up, Don't Shoot!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it so difficult to develop a clear understanding of the events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer? To answer this question class members listen to a NPR discussion of the findings of...
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Popcorn Words

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pop a little interest into your next reading lesson with "Popcorn Words." Students will build reading fluency and automaticity when they read each word as it pops up on the screen. Tip: As they advance academically, switch out these...
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Guess The Covered Word 1

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
A fun guessing game for young readers is here for you. In it, learners are given three words: aunt, million, and pair. Then, they view slides that have sentences with one word covered up. They must guess which word it is based on the...
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Conversation Lesson: Internet Craze

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learning to support your opinions, debate, build arguments, and effectively respect another's point of view are vital skills. Learners work through a series of topics to practice discussion engagement and verbal communication.
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Supreme Court Case Study: District of Columbia Vs Heller

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine the Supreme Court case, District of Columbia vs Heller, to build a better understanding of the Bill of Rights. Learners visit three different websites, read the provided informational text, and then answer a series of critical...
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Buildings That Reach for the Sky

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Through photographs and informational text, scholars explore skyscrapers around the world including the Twin Towers in New York—the unfortunate targets of the September 11th terrorist attacks—and view the guests and employees that...
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Clutter Cutter

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Challenge young learners to cut the clutter with this fun engineering project. As employees of a home and office supply company, young engineers are asked to develop devices that organize everyday items. After participating in a...

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