What the character will do next? Designed to teach students the skill of predicting characters’ actions, this lesson guides students to use clues and evidence from the text to make their predictions. Let’s follow those clues!
Words can uplift others, but they can also cause harm. In this lesson, students will hear the story *Desmond and the Very Mean Word*, and they'll discuss the power of positive and negative words in friendships, school, and community.
Do your students have a hard time sharing? Using puppets and hands-on practice, students will learn all about turn-taking and using their words as they practice listening to their friends. Can be used as a stand-alone or pre-lesson for the **Reading in Turn** lesson plan.
Help your students understand what cause and effect looks like in everyday situations! This hands-on, engaging lesson plan allows students to examine cause and effect in their own lives as well as fictional text!
In this interactive lesson that includes the use of clock manipulatives, students will discover that addition goes beyond straightforward addition problems. Finding the elapsed time is easy with addition!
This lesson plan teaches students about Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a black human rights activist, feminist, and child-care advocate. First, students will read a short passage, and then they will answer questions about important details from the text. Created for first graders and second graders, this engaging lesson helps build students' vocabulary and informational writing skills.
Get your students moving as they learn how to round whole numbers. In this lesson your students will use number lines and kinesthetic movement to practice rounding numbers to the nearest ten or hundred.
Every student is unique. This lesson emphasizes that uniqueness by having young learners use similes to share some of the traits that make them special. It features Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood and a fantastic storyboard exercise.
Students will get to explore three-digit numbers through base-ten blocks and written form. Students will get plenty of practice identifying the place values of a number both individually and with the class.
With this lesson, your students will see how the order of the factors does not affect the product in a multiplication expression. Use this on its own or alongside *You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts.*
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.
Use this lesson to help your ELs quickly find information on a specific topic by looking for a noun and its pronouns in a nonfiction text. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Ecosystems Explained.
Help your EL students retell a story using a paragraph frame and transition words. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity to reinforce comprehension of texts or used as a support lesson for Read and Retell a Classic.