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Picture Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Aspiring artists and budding writers combine their skills in an interactive lesson. Young scholars become authors when they create their own picture books focused on social justice. The resource guides learners through the writing and...
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Why are Children’s and Young Adult Books Challenged and Banned?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
September's "Banned Books Week" brings attention to the number of books that are challenged, censored, or banned each year. After watching a video about banned book week, reading articles about the history of book banning, and examining...
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Trigger Warnings - Intellectual Rights and Responsibilities: Banned Books, Censorship Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Warning: Conducting this lesson may be harmful." Such statements, called "Trigger Warnings," are the focus of a two-part lesson that looks at censorship, especially the pros and cons of trigger warnings. Class members read two articles,...
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Fluency Passages, 3rd Grade

For Students 3rd Standards
What would it be like to travel in a covered wagon? Learn about the life of a pioneer with a short informational reading passage. Kids read four paragraphs about traveling in a covered wagon and how it is different than traveling today,...
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Lesson 2: The Constitution: Our Guiding Document

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the structure and content of the US Constitution in the second lesson of this five-part social studies series. A collection of activities, games, and videos complement a class reading of a document summarizing the US...
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Lesson Plan for Scaffolding Complex Texts

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a class read-aloud of the children's story Hi! Fly Guy with this reading comprehension lesson. Children first listen as the teacher reads the story, stopping along the way to discuss any unfamiliar vocabulary. The book is then...
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Cat on the Mat Guided Reading Lesson

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners participate in a guided reading lesson. They will read the book Cat on the Mat by Brian Wildsmith. The teacher helps provide the group with reading strategies, and provides more one-on-one support during independent...
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Reading Rainbow

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Beginning readers observe and demonstrate a variety of reading expression strategies. They listen to the teacher read the book Ten Hungry Monsters both with and without expression, and discuss the difference. Then it's their turn! Have...
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Guided Reading with Jazz Baby

For Teachers K - 1st
Jazz music and musicians are the focus of this language arts lesson. Young readers independently read the book Jazz Baby. To build fluency and independence they read silently, but are guided by directive comments from the teacher. They...
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Creepy Crawly Book Reports

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read a book and identify a key character or scene to portray in a unique book report format. They sculpt a character or scene from the book around an armature and label it. Students write a report and commentary about their book...
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Making Independent Reading and Book Reports Motivating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here are some exciting ideas to get your students motivated to read independently.
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Sample Guided Reading Lesson for Emergent Readers

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Give your guided reading lesson plan a boost with a sample lesson plan designed to reinforce academic content covered in previous assessments. The sample plan describes how the story and activities were chosen and offers the following...
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How To Reignite Their Desire to Read

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Promote independent reading by hosting a book tasting in your classroom where kids can sample new books and hear your personal recommendations.
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Looking for the History in Historical Fiction: An Epidemic for Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Combine informational reading skills with fictional text in an innovative historical fiction lessons. After reading a fictional text related to diseases, class members read non-fictional text to gain knowledge about specific infectious...
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Learning the Roles in Literature Circles

For Teachers 5th
I love literature circles! Get your pupils together and have them discuss the book they are reading. They determine and practice their role in the literature circle then discuss the book they are reading. This is a great introduction to...
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Ready . . . Set . . . Read! Teaching Reading Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
There are many activities and lesson ideas that teachers can use to reinforce reading fluency skills. This article brings a variety of strategies to light, including how to incorporate fluency instruction within novel units and...
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Exploring the Sky: Reading Maria's Comet

For Teachers K - 4th
Discover the science behind astronomy. After reading the book Maria's Comet, which is about a young woman who breaks new ground by becoming a female astronomer, young learners practice reading comprehension with worksheet questions about...
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Using Social Studies in Five Shared Reading Lessons: Geography

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
After several short 15-minute mini-lessons, your learners will gain an understanding of the characteristics of a non-fiction text. Using the book Map It by Elspeth Leacock, your class will become acquainted with non-fiction terms such as...
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Teaching Sentence Fluency using BOING

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students practice their writing skills while focusing on sentence fluency. In this fluency lesson, students follow the seven steps in the writing process. Students are introduced to the story Boing while also being introduced to the...
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Tuck Everlasting: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Encourage close reading for young learners with a lesson based on Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. The first part of the resource guides readers through a Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA), prompting them to make predictions...
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Connected Text

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Eleven reading activities track scholars' level of fluency while reading connected text. Working collaboratively, pairs read a specific text while their partner gauges their accuracy, speed, intonation, phrasing, and expression. Progress...
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Guided Reading Activities with Pizzazz

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Get the most out of your guided reading lessons with this collection of literacy materials. Offering a system for using color-coded tags to mark pages while reading books, as well as an assortment of comprehension and grammar worksheets,...
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The Graveyard Book: Student Questioning For Learning Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Questioning a text is a very effective way for kids to develop their reading comprehension skills. Designed to engage all class members, a reading activity prompts pairs to develop and share their own questions about the ending of Neil...
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Piano Lessons

For Students 5th Standards
Playing the piano takes a lot of work, even before you touch the keys! Use a reading passage about learning to play the piano before answering five comprehension questions.