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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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How Do We All Live Together?

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Explore the concepts of community and point of view with these activities complementing the children's book Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne. Following a class reading of the story, ask students to either draw a map of the...
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A Letter to Amy Teaching Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Peter wants to send a special birthday party invitation to Amy, but a lot can happen between the front door and the mail box. Read the children's book A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats with your class to find out what happens, extending...
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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 lesson. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying rhyming words, making...
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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...
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Piggybook: A Read4Health Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
"You are pigs." With those three simple words, the lives of the Piggott family were changed forever. Read aloud the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne and teach your class the importance of personal responsibility, learning...
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Retelling A Story

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Looking for a good lesson plan that teaches the skill of putting events in a story in the correct sequential order? This lesson plan could be for you! Learners read the story My Red Balloon and retell the story to a partner. They use...
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Good Grapes! A Math Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
As the title says, the lesson presented focuses mostly on math; however, pupils also complete related language arts activities. Learners read about the history, domestication, and transport of grapes, and then use actual grapes to...
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A Fantasy Story: Spooky!

For Students K - 1st Standards
This creepy fantasy story needs an ending! Learners use a spooky voice to read a short story ending at an ellipsis...what was in the dark, dark box? They illustrate what they think could have been in there and write a title for the...
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A Fantasy Story: Baby Bear's Space Journey

For Students K - 1st Standards
Give this literacy worksheet to your beginning readers to help them draw out key details and retell in their own words. They read a short fantasy story about a bear in space which includes dialogue, onomatopoeia, and a simple story line....
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Steps are in Sequence

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Mary Hill's Let's Make Pizza provides elementary schoolers with a chance to practice sequencing. Young bakers arrange the pictures and text sentence strips in order before creating their own culinary masterpieces.
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“Wild Readers” Decoding Skills Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Set young readers on the path toward fluency with this phonemic awareness resource. Based on the award-winning children's book, Where the Wild Things Are, this lesson allows beginning readers to practice isolating phonemes and...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Create a cross-curricular learning experience based on the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat with this collection of learning activities. Starting with a class reading of the story, children go on to learn about the sequence...
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Caps for Sale

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Bring to life a class reading of the children's book Caps for Sale with this printable set of manipulatives. Color, laminate, and cut out these pictures of the peddler, his caps, the tree, and the monkeys, using them act out the story as...
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Over in the Meadow Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Get young learners on their feet and moving around with this fun activity for the children's book Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats. During an initial reading of the story, the teacher stops and introduces students to a series of...
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Safety Sequence

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Follow up a class reading of the children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria with this simple sequence-of-events worksheet. Including pictures of six key moments from the story, young learners must first number them in the correct order...
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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 plan. Children first listen as the teacher reads the story, stopping along the way to discuss any unfamiliar vocabulary. The book is...
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As the Kids Come and Go: Mapping a Classroom

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Map the classroom with your kids to help them understand how maps work and how to read them. The lesson starts off with a story about animals living and moving around the globe, and then kids create maps of their classroom to show how...
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I Am a Storyteller

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Help kindergartners apply the theme of We Share Everything to their own lives in this interactive lesson plan. Youngsters listen to the story and then do a fun activity to recall the sequence of events: whoever a beanbag is tossed to...
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Screen Out The Mean

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students discuss what to do if they are being cyberbullied by someone online. Students read a scenario about mean online behavior. They discuss ways to respond to the behavior, and create a tip sheet on ways to respond to cyberbullying....
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Lesson 3: Tells a Story

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners listen to a nursery rhyme and then tell the story in their own words (without rhyming). They practice as a class using Jack and Jill and then try Three Blind Mice on their own. The lesson includes a worksheet for the...
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Step By Step Directions

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Perfect for your unit on pumpkins and autumn! Learn how to write step by step directions on how to dry pumpkin seeds based on The Pumpkin Book. Youngesters also explain how they know this is a "how to" book. A fun and yummy lesson!
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Sequence Clue Words

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Young learners use sequence words to describe pictures they draw of events happening in a story. To practice sequencing events, they use words such as first, then, next, and more.
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Oklahoma Stone Soup

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Class members complete activities related to the story "Oklahoma Stone Soup." First, pupils read, discuss, and answer questions about the story. Next, to incorporate math into the activity, learners make stone soup using a variety of...