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The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince...
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Paragraph Structure

For Students 6th - 10th
Practice writing paragraphs with this scaffolded worksheet. The "hamburger" model is used on the second page, following some examples and guided practice on the first page. Give beginning writers concrete, tangible support as they embark...
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Q is for Quilt: Read and Create

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergarteners review the letter Q and create a beautiful quilt art project after reading the story The Quiltmaker's Gift. They are prompted by the teacher to identify the letter Q by its sound and its shape. They then listen to the...
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It's a Matter of Opinion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Dissect the parts of an advertisement with your class. Middle schoolers discuss advertisements and locate the hook in them. Then, they create an advertisement for a business, in which they include the name of the business, an...
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The Mitten

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore the Ukraine through a reading of The Mitten. Readers will determine the sequence of events, cause and effect, make predictions, and find the main idea of the story. They also use math skills to make charts and graphs. Finally,...
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End of Unit Assessment: “The Inuit Today”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewThen and now. Scholars complete an end of unit assessment covering The Inuit Thought of It by comparing past and modern day life for the Inuit. They complete a main idea graphic organizer, analyze key terms, and write a summary paragraph.
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Determining Main Ideas and Details to Write a Summary Paragraph: “Food”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLet's eat! Scholars read pages 24-25 of The Inuit Thought of It to discover the foods eaten by the Inuit. They sketch a visual gist of the section in their journals and write a summary paragraph about the text.
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Synthesizing Text Details to Explain Relationships: “Hunting”

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewThe class is on the hunt. Scholars read pages 22-23 of The Inuit Thought of It about different hunting techniques of the Inuit people. They sketch a picture of the gist of the section and then complete a web that shows the relationship...
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Using Quotes to Explain Relationships: How the Invention of Television Changed People’s Lives

For Teachers 5th Standards
Television changes the world. Scholars determine the gist of the video clip Television Takes the World by Storm and article How Do Inventions Affect the Way We Live? They then do a second view and read to complete an Explanation Task...
2 In 2 Collections
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Summarizing Notes: Planning a Graphic Novelette Part 1: The Invention of Television

For Teachers 5th Standards
What's the story? Learners create the first of four storyboards about the invention of the television, incorporating narrative techniques and descriptive details. Next, they offer and receive feedback by participating in a peer critique...
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Teach This Poem: "Tuesday 9/11/01" by Lucille Clifton

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A photograph and a poem remind young people of the events of November 11, 2001. After examining Andrea Booher's photograph taken on September 13, 2001, and reading Lucille Clifton's poem "Tuesday 9/11/01", scholars compare their...
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Are You My Mother? An Opinion Writing Unit

For Teachers 2nd Standards
During a five-day lesson, scholars analyze written and visual art—primarily the poem, Mother to Son by Langston Hughes— identify facts, and write opinions. Learners read the poem several times, discuss, write, compare and contrast, and...
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Revising and Polishing Our Final Products

For Teachers 5th Standards
One, two, three go!  Scholars work independently to finalize the three components of their final task. They complete a science journal entry, scientific text box, and scientific drawing. While working, learners sign up for an appointment...
2 In 2 Collections
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Writing Narratives from First Person Point of View: Imagining Meg Lowman’s Rainforest Journal

For Teachers 5th Standards
I spy with my little eye! Learners observe page 23 in The Most Beautiful Roof in the World and practice what they would add to a field journal. They discuss how details from the text help add to their thoughts. To finish, readers use...
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Learning to Observe Closely and Record Accurately: How to Create a Field Journal

For Teachers 5th Standards
Look carefully. Scholars practice observing and recording the natural world around them by looking out a window or viewing an image. Learners discuss how their experience compares to that of Meg Lowman in The Most Beautiful Roof in the...
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Launching Frightful’s Mountain: Building Background Knowledge and Establishing Reading Routines

For Teachers 6th Standards
Welcome to Frightful's Mountain. The teacher introduces scholars to the text Frightful’s Mountain by reading the first chapter aloud. Learners then talk with a partner about the text. The instructor models answering focus questions as...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Research

For Teachers 6th Standards
Middle assessment for the Middle Ages. Scholars complete a mid-unit assessment by reading and answering questions about three different text pertaining to the Middle Ages. Learners work independently on the assessment for the class period.
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Reading Closely to Build Background Knowledge: “Myths and Legends”

For Teachers 6th Standards
That is a myth! Scholars take a look at Greek myths referenced in The Lightning Thief. As learners listen to stories in Myths and Legends, they imagine the sights and sounds described. Pupils then talk with partners about specific words...
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Students Learn to Stop Rumors Before They Start

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Two activities look at how rumors are spread and ways class members can stop them. The first activity brings forth an in-depth conversation about how reporters gather information to write articles and how students can implement the same...
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Headlining the Main Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson instills the importance of a catchy and informative headline to grab readers' attention. Scholars delve into a series of news articles to identify their main idea and key facts. Using what they've found, pupils write a headline...
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Scaffolding for Essay: Planning Body Paragraphs for Survival Factors in A Long Walk to Water

For Teachers 7th Standards
Some things are complicated. Scholars continue to look at the model essay and rubric related to A Long Walk to Water. This time, they focus only on row three of the rubric because it is a more complicated portion. Writers think about the...
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Using Biographies for Sequencing, Main Idea and Details

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Amelia Earhart is the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to determine the main idea and details of biographical texts. Small groups read a biography, respond to several questions, and put events in sequential order to create a...
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Vote for Grace!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Boost reading comprehension skills with a lesson designed around the story, Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio. A KWL chart introduces the story's topic—running for president—followed by a read-aloud. The class analyzes the main...
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Read with Me

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A lesson boosts reading comprehension with strategies that focus on using text features to make predictions, inferences, share details, and decipher unknown vocabulary words. Pairs read a story together then discuss their most memorable...