Common Core Aligned Resources for RL.2.7
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
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Sorting Characters in More Than One Way
2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Introduce your class to characterization. Familiar story characters are sorted into "good" and "bad" categories based on the characters' personalites and actions in the story. The class discusses and describes characters they have read...
Which Story Matches the Given Theme?
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Model for young learners how to determine the theme of a story. Read aloud Aesop’s The Fox and the Stork. Chart the plot and the main idea of the fable, showing class members how these elements support the theme. Fable titles for guided...
The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Read the story The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain by Margaret Read MacDonald and choose from multiple activities to learn about the tale's theme—kindness. With so many options, your kind kids will...
What's for Lunch?: New York City Restaurant Menus
1st - 2nd CCSS: Designed
Do you remember the days when a cup of coffee cost five cents? At A.W. Dennett restaurant in 1894, you could buy a five-cent cup of coffee and as well as a five-cent slice of pie to accompany it. The menu from that year is a primary...
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves Storia Teaching Guide
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
There was an old lady who swallowed some leaves? Little learners read a new version of the old swallow story with a fall twist as they try to answer the big question; Why is that lady swallowing all that weird stuff? The teacher's guide...
The Class Election from the Black Lagoon Storia Teaching Guide
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Designed
One of my favorite things about this resource is that they use a standardized lexile to help you determine who should be reading what book. I also love this great teacher's guide for the book, The Class Election from the Black Lagoon. In...