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.
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 <a href="https://www.education.com/lesson-plan/making-predictions-lesson/" target="_blank">Making Predictions Lesson</a>.
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.
Getting hooked on a series or type of character creates reader engagement! Use this lesson to challenge your students to compare and contrast fictional texts as they find the joy in reading books by the same author.
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.
Use this lesson to help your ELs use information from text features to better understand the text. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Text Features: Reading that Makes Sense lesson.
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*.
Help your ELs learn to understand and differentiate between fact and opinion through the analysis of nonfiction text. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Fact or Opinion: Part 1 lesson plan.
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.
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 <a href="https://www.education.com/lesson-plan/reading-comprehension-and-evidence-based-terms/" target="_blank">Reading Comprehension and Evidence-Based Terms</a> lesson.
Making flash cards is something done by students of all ages. Help your kids develop good study habits with this lesson plan, which will teach them how to use flash cards and a dictionary to learn new vocabulary.
Use this lesson to help your ELs learn about the components that make a good caption for an illustration. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Caption Illustration! Say It With A Drawing* lesson.
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