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Compare and Contrast Short Stories
Compare and Contrast Short Stories
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Compare and Contrast Short Stories
By fourth grade, most students are familiar with story elements such as setting, characters, and plot. In this lesson, students will compare and contrast the elements in two stories with similar themes.
4th grade
Math
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Identifying the Author's Purpose
Identifying the Author's Purpose
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Identifying the Author's Purpose
This lesson gives students foundational skills needed to identify the author's purpose in a variety of texts. Use the lesson as a stand alone or as a pre-lesson to What Were They Thinking?
4th grade
Math
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Syllabication: Open and Closed Syllables
Syllabication: Open and Closed Syllables
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Syllabication: Open and Closed Syllables
Students will practice separating words into syllables and determining if those syllables are open or closed. Through the use of word sorts, whiteboard assessments, and more, your students will have fun while learning this skill!
4th grade
Math
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Evaluating Equivalent Fractions
Evaluating Equivalent Fractions
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Evaluating Equivalent Fractions
Students will practice coming up with equivalent fractions in a fast paced challenge! This is an introductory lesson to equivalent fractions.
4th grade
Math
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It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
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It’s All in the Personality: Character Traits
In this lesson, students will use their creativity, a graphic organizer, and a fun story to learn about character analysis.
4th grade
Math
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Ideas and Hooks: Personal Narrative
Ideas and Hooks: Personal Narrative
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Ideas and Hooks: Personal Narrative
This lesson walks students through the first few steps of crafting a personal narrative. Writers will start by going through a process to select an idea to write about, then begin to craft a hook that invites readers into their story.
4th grade
Math
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Mighty Mean, Median, and Mode
Mighty Mean, Median, and Mode
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Mighty Mean, Median, and Mode
Give your students a good basis in interpreting data with this lesson that teaches them about mean, median, and mode with plenty of practice and cute videos to keep them interested.
4th grade
Math
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Close Reading: Reading Through Character Emotion
Close Reading: Reading Through Character Emotion
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Close Reading: Reading Through Character Emotion
Close reading isn’t about just ticking through words on a page; it’s about absorbing ideas and expanding on them. In this lesson, students will use this strategy to make interpretations about a character's emotions through their actions.
4th grade
Math
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What's in a Name? Fractions and Decimals
What's in a Name? Fractions and Decimals
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What's in a Name? Fractions and Decimals
In this lesson, your students will play with cards to practice giving fractions a new decimal name. They will be able to convert fractions to decimals by the end of this lesson.
4th grade
Math
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Literary Argument: Drafting Your Essay
Literary Argument: Drafting Your Essay
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Literary Argument: Drafting Your Essay
Once students have selected a topic related to a piece of literature they have read and mapped out their argument, this lesson will help them turn their prewriting into an essay.
4th grade
Math
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Area Arrangements
Area Arrangements
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Area Arrangements
Students will use the inverse relationship between multiplication and division to complete an area formula in a real-world situation. Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson The Case of the Missing Rectangle Side.
4th grade
Math
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What Were They Thinking?
What Were They Thinking?
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What Were They Thinking?
What do Malala Yousafzai, Al Gore, and Michelle Obama all have in common? They are all nonfiction authors with a purpose. In this interactive lesson, students will gain practice looking at details in text to identify the author’s purpose.
4th grade
Math
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Parking Lot Multiplication
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Parking Lot Multiplication
Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.
4th grade
Math
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Growing by Powers of Ten
Growing by Powers of Ten
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Growing by Powers of Ten
Make multiplying by powers of ten more accessible to your students by focusing on patterns in the number of zeros!
4th grade
Math
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Fraction Hunt
Fraction Hunt
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Fraction Hunt
Fractions are everywhere! In this hands-on lesson, your class will work together in groups to find real-world examples of fractions. As they discover more complicated fractions, students will create their own word problems with them.
4th grade
Math
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Fraction Visuals
Fraction Visuals
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Fraction Visuals
This lesson helps your students become confident mathematicians when it comes to representing fractions visually in a variety of ways. Use this lesson as a pre-lesson to Fraction Hunt or teach it independently.
4th grade
Math
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Let's Play Ball
Let's Play Ball
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Let's Play Ball
Students will have a ball with this data collection lesson plan where they learn about collecting and plotting data on a chart and line plot.
4th grade
Math
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The Crystal Heart: Writing Similes
The Crystal Heart: Writing Similes
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The Crystal Heart: Writing Similes
We've all heard not to judge a book or a person by its cover. This topic is poignantly covered in the Vietnamese myth of the Crystal Heart. In this lesson, students will read the myth and write similes in the style of the fisherman's song.
4th grade
Math
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Problems with Parentheses
Problems with Parentheses
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Problems with Parentheses
Students will explore how parentheses change the meaning of a number sentence. They will be challenged with a set of playing cards to make a certain number.
4th grade
Math
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Dizzy Decimals
Dizzy Decimals
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Dizzy Decimals
Students will be introduced to the tenths place value while converting fractions during this fun and interactive lesson.
4th grade
Math
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Converting Centimeters to Meters
Converting Centimeters to Meters
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Converting Centimeters to Meters
Get your students comfortable discussing their math thinking in converting centimeters to meters. This lesson may be used on its own or as support to the lesson Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions.
4th grade
Math
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Round and Round We Go
Round and Round We Go
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Round and Round We Go
Do you feel like your students are on a merry-go-round when it comes to rounding? This lesson will give your student control of the “ride” and give them tools to use when rounding.
4th grade
Math
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Perimeter of Play
Perimeter of Play
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Perimeter of Play
Practice calculating perimeter with the placement of carnival-themed games with given rectangular dimensions. Your students will use grid paper to determine the location of all the games they choose to make the perfect carnival.
4th grade
Math
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
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Modeling Mixed Number Subtraction
Students will learn to model mixed number subtraction with manipulatives using this hands-on lesson plan.
4th grade
Math
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Perfect Perimeter
Perfect Perimeter
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Perfect Perimeter
Go to any length to test your students' understanding of perimeter calculations. Students will use their understanding of the perimeter of rectangular shapes to create rectangles that have different side measurements but equal perimeters.
4th grade
Math
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