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Jennifer Soalt is currently a literacy specialist for the Lowell, Massachusetts public schools. She has a master's degree in language and literacy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is certified as a reading specialist in Massachusetts. She has also worked as an elementary teacher in the San Francisco, California public schools, and has written articles for various parenting and educational publications. Jennifer is a member of the International Reading Association.
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Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Parents and caregivers take a page from the teacher’s book when they listen to students’ take-home poems or stories and discuss the ideas within.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students look to the past and use historical context to compare and contrast two characters from folktales.
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students will have a whale of a good time in this lesson in which they use fiction and nonfiction texts to write a letter to an online scientist.