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Assessing Reading Fluency Using the Flip Video

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Utilizing a video camera, learners will read a story while being recorded. Later, they analyze the footage. After identifying their strengths and weaknesses with the teacher, they discuss reading fluency techniques. Adaptation: Instead...
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What's Important to You?

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
What are the most important things to your second graders? Learners read the poem "There Isn't Time" as inspiration to list things that are important to them. They list five things they would like to do in order of priority. Then,...
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Language Play

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Can you say it 10 times fast? Tongue twisters are a fun way to practice reading fluency. Learners read five common twisters, then make up one of their own! Discuss why some words and phrases are difficult to say quickly, and be sure to...
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Cause and Effect Relationships

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Cause and effect relationships can be found in life and in literature. Enthusiastic readers will find and discuss all of the cause and effect relationships in the story, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The...
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Lesson 1: Author's Voice in a Poem

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders use the title and text clues from a poem to determine what the author's voice is. In this author's voice lesson, 2nd graders participate in a directed lesson using the poem "Amazing Bats." They discuss their feelings with...
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Mixed Bags: Fiction and Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Using a bag with one fiction and non-fiction book of similar topics, partners work together to find the differences and similarities of each story. They record their obervances in a T-chart.
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Garden Grid

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Basically, your class reads about different garden plants from an included handout and seed packets that you provide, and then uses a grid to plan out where to place the plants. They can practice counting with the seeds, grouping,...
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Causes

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What makes someone cry? Little learners read the story,  Why Do You Cry?: Not a Sob Story by Kate Klise to discover a bit about crying and a bit about cause and effect. They'll fill out a cause and effect chart while they discuss and...
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Sorting in More than One Way

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Sorting, categorizing, and classifying are skills learners must master for many different reasons. The class will work in small groups to list, classify, and sort a stack of familiar books. The neat part about the lesson is that the...
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Lesson 1: Figurative Language

For Teachers 2nd Standards
The story Once in a Blue Moon by Nicola Morgan is full of figurative language. Second graders choose one idiom from the story and create an illustration of its meaning. Handouts and structured vocabulary practice is included with the...
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Pancakes, Please

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate pancakes in a variety of different ways. Start off by reading about their history and move on to scientific analysis of how leaveners work. Class members will have the chance to make and eat pancakes, research pancakes, and...
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Agriculture in Motion

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Youngsters learn about simple machines that could be used on a farm.  They learn about agricluture, listen to a farmer speak, compare and contrast different farm machines, and then design their own. Note that although the publisher...
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Tornadoes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Students research tornadoes. For this weather lesson, students construct a KWL chart on tornadoes and view the video National Geographic-Tornadoes. Students discuss the facts they learned from the film and complete the KWL chart.
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Bird Migration

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Students study the concept of bird migration. In this bird lesson, students read Make Way for Ducklings, discuss the concept of community, and write reflections.