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What's the Big Idea? Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
What's the Big Idea? Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
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What's the Big Idea? Summarizing Nonfiction Texts

Understanding the big idea of a nonfiction text and being able to write a succinct summary are key fourth grade skills. This lesson focuses on summarizing a nonfiction passage in three to four sentences.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Amazing Animals Adaptations!
Amazing Animals Adaptations!
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Amazing Animals Adaptations!

Students put their knowledge of animal adaptations to the test when they create a new creature with its own unique set of adaptations!

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Día de los Muertos: Traditions in History
Día de los Muertos: Traditions in History
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Día de los Muertos: Traditions in History

Sugar skulls and fancy dress aren't all there is to the Day of the Dead. In this lesson students will learn about several societies that celebrate their dead, as well as some of the history behind the traditions of the Día de los Muertos.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fourth Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Fourth Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
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Fourth Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3

Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this daily sub plan! Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using these lessons, worksheets, and activities.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad
Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad
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Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad

Look at history! In this lesson, guide students through an exploration of the context, causes, and effects of the Transcontinental Railroad, and help them practice identifying the main idea and supporting details in a nonfiction text.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
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Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass was an influential black man in U.S. history. In this lesson, the historical context is set for students so that they can conduct their own research on Frederick Douglass, using a graphic organizer and multiple sources, before writing an informational essay on him. Ideal for fourth and fifth grade students, this lesson plan not only gives students practice in research and essay-writing skills, it also has them exploring a fascinating part of our country's history.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Southeast and Gulf State Weather
Southeast and Gulf State Weather
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Southeast and Gulf State Weather

Whoa, weather! Using technology as an aid, students will put their research skills to the test while learning about hurricanes.

4th grade
Reading & Writing
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