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What Was the Problem?
What Was the Problem?
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What Was the Problem?

Use this lesson to teach your students to use the correct past tense language when speaking about a story they have read. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Fiction Comprehension: Problem and Solution lesson.

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Cause or Effect?
Cause or Effect?
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Cause or Effect?

Use this lesson to help your ELs understand the relationship between cause and the effect sentences. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Fiction Comprehension: Cause and Effect lesson.

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Let's Read It With Expression!
Let's Read It With Expression!
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Let's Read It With Expression!

Teach your students about text clues that will help them read with expression. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Reader's Theater: Read the Script lesson.

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Asking and Answering Questions While Reading
Asking and Answering Questions While Reading
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Asking and Answering Questions While Reading

Maximize your students' engagement when reading by teaching them how to ask and answer questions along the way. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the Asking and Answering Questions lesson.

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First- and Third-Person Point of View
First- and Third-Person Point of View
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First- and Third-Person Point of View

Use this lesson to help your ELs understand which pronouns to use when writing from different points of view. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a support lesson for the My View as an Ant lesson.

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Prove it With Evidence
Prove it With Evidence
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Prove it With Evidence

Use this lesson to teach your students to cite evidence from the text with introductory phrases. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Reading Comprehension and Evidence-Based Terms lesson.

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Idiom Meanings and Context Clues
Idiom Meanings and Context Clues
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Idiom Meanings and Context Clues

Idioms are a challenging piece of figurative language for students, but it can be an easier task with the help of context clues. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the Capturing the Clues lesson.

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Answering "Why" Questions
Answering "Why" Questions
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Answering "Why" Questions

Teach your students how to use specific vocabulary as they answer questions. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Questions that Gauge Comprehension lesson plan.

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Distinguish Between Facts and Opinions
Distinguish Between Facts and Opinions
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Distinguish Between Facts and Opinions

Teach your students the difference between facts and opinions, and why an author would choose to use each type of information. This can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Exploring Author's Purpose and Point of View lesson.

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Parts of a Drama
Parts of a Drama
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Parts of a Drama

Expose your students to the wonderful genre of drama, but be sure to teach them the important key terms so they understand the structure. Use this as a stand alone lesson or a pre-lesson for the Putting a Play Together! lesson.

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Problem and Solution Summaries
Problem and Solution Summaries
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Problem and Solution Summaries

Use this lesson to guide your ELs towards identifying and discussing the problem and solution in a story. Teach this lesson as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Traditional Literature: Story Mapping.

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Describe Character Actions in Order
Describe Character Actions in Order
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Describe Character Actions in Order

Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the characters' actions using the basic sentence structure of subject + verb + object. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the How Do You Solve a Problem? lesson.

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Make a Prediction
Make a Prediction
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Make a Prediction

Teach your students to make predictions as they read, and it guides them to use text evidence to back up their predictions. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for Making Predictions Lesson.

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Pick Out the Parts of a Story
Pick Out the Parts of a Story
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Pick Out the Parts of a Story

Use this lesson to teach your students to identify story elements and compare them to another text's story elements. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Comparing Texts by the Same Author lesson.

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Realism and Fantasy
Realism and Fantasy
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Realism and Fantasy

Use this lesson to help your ELs learn about the differences between realism and fantasy. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Making Sense of Realism and Fantasy lesson.

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A Simple Summary
A Simple Summary
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A Simple Summary

Use this lesson to help your ELs learn how to create a simple summary, paying attention to the sequence in a story. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Simple Summaries lesson.

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Choosing Character Traits
Choosing Character Traits
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Choosing Character Traits

Use this lesson to help your ELs learn character traits and find them in a text. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Identifying Character Traits lesson.

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Using Adjectives and Similes to Describe
Using Adjectives and Similes to Describe
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Using Adjectives and Similes to Describe

Use this lesson to help your ELs explore adjectives and how we can use them to describe things. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Similes that Describe ME! lesson.

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Close Reading Strategy
Close Reading Strategy
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Close Reading Strategy

This lesson teaches your students to pay attention to small words, such as adjectives, adverbs, and verbs, to make a big difference in reading comprehension! Use as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for Close Reading: Introduction.

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Exploring Sequence with Signal Words
Exploring Sequence with Signal Words
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Exploring Sequence with Signal Words

Use this lesson to teach your students how to retell the beginning, middle, and end of a story using sequencing words and phrases. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the Story Structure Rollercoaster lesson.

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Asking Deeper Questions
Asking Deeper Questions
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Asking Deeper Questions

Use this lesson to help your ELs ask different types of questions as they read. Students will analyze a story and ask questions based on the text. This lesson could be used on its own or used as support to the Red Light, Green Light lesson.

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Character Traits in Fairy Tales
Character Traits in Fairy Tales
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Character Traits in Fairy Tales

As your learners identify physical and internal character traits, make sure they provide evidence. Use this as a stand alone lesson, or as a pre-lesson for the Fairy Tales: Character Traits lesson.

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Evidence of Character Changes
Evidence of Character Changes
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Evidence of Character Changes

Create conversations about character changes! Use this lesson plan as a stand-alone lesson for practicing sequencing words in evidenced-based claims about a character, or before the Characters Change Just Like We Do lesson.

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Working with Idioms
Working with Idioms
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Working with Idioms

Figurative language can be difficult, especially for ELs. With the help of context clues and exposure to common idioms, it can be a piece of cake! Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the Take a Walk with Idioms lesson.

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Focus on the Similarities
Focus on the Similarities
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Focus on the Similarities

Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the similarities between stories with words that signal comparison. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the The Same or Different? You Decide! lesson.

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