Prepositions add valuable information to nonfiction texts by helping us understand where and when something happened. In this activity, students will seek to identify prepositions and use them to complete sentences with the help of a word bank.
In this classic fable by Aesop, the tortoise learns an important lesson when he catches a ride into the sky with a duck. Exposing kids to classic texts like "The Tortoise and the Duck" is a great way to give them important reading practice.
Help your young readers develop this important reading comprehension skill with this handy template that will help them learn to paraphrase any piece of writing by answering a few open-ended questions.
Making Comparisons with a Venn Diagram: Bessie Coleman and Mae Jemison
Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field. They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of each woman.