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Whether you teach kindergarten or 8th grade, kicking off the school year in the literacy launch sets a solid foundation for every text experience throughout the year. From all of …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Whether you teach kindergarten or 8th grade, kicking off the school year in the literacy launch sets a solid foundation for every text experience throughout the year. From all of …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Whether you teach kindergarten or 8th grade, kicking off the school year in the literacy launch sets a solid foundation for every text experience throughout the year. From all of …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Keep skills sharp this summer with these engaging writing activities. They are designed to be used for all grade levels. The slides provide directions for students and the templates should …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades 6-8Grades 2-5Grades K-1

K-1 students will be creating their own personalized “baseball” card showcasing their accomplishments in a sport or hobby that they enjoy. Follow the step by step procedure and celebrate your …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

This month Grade 6-8 students will be writing a full narrative in the form of a Memoir. They’ll choose an artifact that has some meaning to them and write the …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Grade 2-5 students will be creating their own personalized “baseball” card showcasing their accomplishments in a sport or hobby that they enjoy. Follow the step by step procedure that includes …

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This month students will learn financial literacy as they research how to be a wise consumer. This lesson includes math, research, shopping and writing. As students go shopping for a …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Grades 2-5 will focus on word referents in poetry - after all April is National Poetry Month. These poems will begin with researching a topic and then focus on developing …

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This multi-modal lesson focuses on adding details in the informational genre. Students will be introduced to the detail generating questions, “What does it look like?” and “Why is it important?” …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

This month students will be able to practice effective constructed response with a variety of texts. These lessons will utilize the texts we provide, but the steps can be used …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

This month students will be able to practice effective constructed response with a variety of texts. These lessons will utilize the texts we provide, but the steps can be used …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Students in these grades will write a constructed response using a narrative text as the jumping off point. They will look for elements of sensory detail and then use that …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Grades 6-8, students will be gathering information about a specific sport in the Olympics, and then finding and using Golden Bricks to complete an essay. .......................................................................................... For more lessons like …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

In grades 2-5, students will also be asking focused research questions and be introduced to the Golden Bricks - powerful pieces of information - to include in a creative tri-fold …

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In grades K-1, students will help to generate a series of research questions and then look for the answers to those questions and draw/write a sentence or two about their …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

K and Grade 1 students will be writing a Science Riddle about an Arctic animal. Authors use content area studies to learn about a topic and then apply that knowledge …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Grades 6-8 students will use content area topics and write a short descriptive paragraph using their powers of observation. They will apply their academic vocabulary to create word referents and …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Grades 2-5 students will be writing a Science Riddle using any of your own science topics. Learning about a topic and then using that knowledge to inform writing is a …

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In grades K and 1, students will be decorating a snow globe and writing a descriptive segment. For those students who are not ready to write, they can draw, orally …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Students in grades 2-5 will be writing a main event using this summary statement: I got trapped in a snow globe. The menu for main event strategies is included as …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Grades 6-8 students will be creating their own Perfect Holiday! The sky’s the limit on this one! Any kind of holiday at any time of the year! This informational project …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

The K-2 Lesson includes a suggested read-aloud along with step-by-step directions to complete an informational piece. Students will be asked to think about kindness and how they can show they’re …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades 2-5Grades K-1

Grades 6-8 will research World Kindness Day and write an informational paragraph about the impact of kindness. They will have a chance to view a video and create a Kindness …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8

Grades 3-5 are going to love our Kindness Rocks! project. This lesson asks them to think about kindness and what it means to be kind. They’ll write an informational paragraph …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 2-5

Get ready to “Stretch out the Middle” in this beginning, middle, end lesson using the Simplified Writing Diamond - the organizational pattern of story. Students will identify the beginning, middle …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Your students will be responding to literature using our literary elements cards along with the classic tale by Janell Cannon, Stellaluna. As you read this delightful tale, students will identify …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

Your students will be responding to literature using the literary elements reference sheet along with sentence starters to help them frame up their responses in a creative way. They’ll start …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5

Teachers, your students are walking into your classroom with a wide range of abilities. The lesson can be completed in several different ways depending on the developmental levels of your …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthK-1Grades K-1

Using grade appropriate texts, students will skim and scan informational text, locate evidence of a variety of text features and complete the Text Detective slides. Use these slides for whole …

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Topics:Lesson of the MonthGrades 6-8Grades 2-5