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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
In order to build a strong foundation with fractions, students should be able to explain the concept and their thinking. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for Let's Play Equivalent Fractions!
Support your students' comprehension of perimeter word problems by teaching them to use an engaging strategy and graphic organizer. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for Polygon Perimeters with Tantalizing Tangrams!
Reflecting on Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Teach your students how to reflect upon the information in multiplication and division word problems before solving them. Use this lesson on its own or as a pre-lesson to Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems.
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.
Get your students explaining estimations and measurements of liquid volumes and masses of objects! Use this lesson independently or alongside Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units.
Explore the Associative Property of Multiplication
Use this lesson with your students to allow them to explore the associative property of multiplication by having deep discussions in small groups. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside Associative Property of Multiplication.
While there are many strategies out there to choose from, help your students focus on the number line strategy for solving elapsed time word problems. Use this lesson independently or alongside Beyond Just Addition.