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Factors Over the Rainbow
Factors Over the Rainbow
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Factors Over the Rainbow
Make math colorful! Teach your students to find the factors of a number using the factor rainbow strategy.
4th grade
Math
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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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There’s No I in Theme-work!
There’s No I in Theme-work!
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There’s No I in Theme-work!
That’s right! The theme applies to everyone! Use this interactive lesson to teach your students how to find the theme of a fictional text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
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Multi-Step Word Problems? No Problem!
Word problems? No problem! In this lesson, your students will learn how to approach solving multi-step word problems with mixed operations with a step-by-step plan.
4th grade
Math
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Distributive Property
Distributive Property
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Distributive Property
Teach your students to recognize and use the distributive property of multiplication.
4th grade
Math
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Get Clued In to Context Clues
Get Clued In to Context Clues
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Get Clued In to Context Clues
Context clues are a powerful tool for all readers! Use this lesson to teach your students how to utilize context clues to determine the meanings of unknown words.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Journey on the Underground Railroad
Journey on the Underground Railroad
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Journey on the Underground Railroad
This lesson combines historical facts and creative writing to engage students in exercises that enhance both vocabulary and social studies knowledge.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fiction vs. Nonfiction
Fiction vs. Nonfiction
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Fiction vs. Nonfiction
Kids will love learning some fun facts about elephants while developing their reading comprehension skills. Using T-charts and Venn diagrams, they'll analyze stories and explore different characteristics of fiction and nonfiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Detective Reading
Detective Reading
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Detective Reading
Roll up your sleeves and get out the magnifying glasses! In this lesson, your students will practice finding supportive details and examples in informational texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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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
Reading & Writing
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What's So Different? Comparing Characters
What's So Different? Comparing Characters
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What's So Different? Comparing Characters
Using your acting skills and a great book by Chris Van Allsburg, you will lead your students on an adventure to compare characters and events throughout a book.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
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Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense
Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Character Traits, Understanding Plot Lesson Part III
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Understanding Character Traits, Understanding Plot Lesson Part III
Have you ever read a story and immediately began to compare the characters to those of your favorite story? In this lesson, students will learn to read context clues and descriptions in order to understand characters and compare them.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
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Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Teach your students to add and subtract fractions with like denominators using a strategy that works for both operations: converting mixed numbers into improper fractions and back again!
4th grade
Math
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Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
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Equivalent Fractions Using Area Models
Teach your students to create equivalent fractions by multiplying by different fraction forms of 1 whole like 2/2 or 4/4. This lesson also includes drafts of area models.
4th grade
Math
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Storyboard Superstars
Storyboard Superstars
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Storyboard Superstars
Help your students become super readers! In this lesson, your students will create storyboards to identify the beginning, middle, and end in fictional texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Rounding with Number Lines
Rounding with Number Lines
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Rounding with Number Lines
Teach your students to round to the thousands place using number lines.
4th grade
Math
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Red Light, Green Light Questions
Red Light, Green Light Questions
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Red Light, Green Light Questions
Teach your students to ask and differentiate between recall questions and inferential questions. This lesson will help build a classroom culture around asking deep, inferential questions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Venn Diagram Collage
Venn Diagram Collage
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Venn Diagram Collage
Arts and crafts, Venn diagrams, and literature all come together as students compare and contrast stories. Opportunities for student creativity are endless!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Input and Output Boxes
Input and Output Boxes
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Input and Output Boxes
Input some patterns to T-charts in this lesson. Use this lesson about input and output boxes as a precursor to finding patterns within word problems.
4th grade
Math
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Multi-Digit Division
Multi-Digit Division
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Multi-Digit Division
Let's solve multi-digit division problems! Students will feel more confident with their division than ever with this lesson that helps them practice dividing multi-digit numbers.
4th grade
Math
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Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions
Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions
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Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions
Marry metric measurements to the everyday world around you! Use this lesson plan to teach your class the fun of converting metric measurements into fractions.
4th grade
Math
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Clap Counting with Multiples
Clap Counting with Multiples
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Clap Counting with Multiples
Finding the least common multiple is an essential skill for comparing, adding, and subtracting fractions! This lesson introduces students to this concept in an interactive way.
4th grade
Math
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Fiction Genres Library Exploration
Fiction Genres Library Exploration
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Fiction Genres Library Exploration
How familiar are your fourth graders with the fictional genres available in their class or school libraries? This lesson introduces them to many genres of fictional books so they can get off to a terrific start of fourth grade reading.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication
Students will "roll" to this quick game and "slap out" multiplication facts to reinforce multiplication skills and beat their own scores!
4th grade
Math
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