Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Grades 1 – 2 | Lesson Plan
Through a close reading of Amelia Bedelia, students reread the material to discuss text-dependent questions, promoting deep thinking about the text and its characters.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive
Students use this online tool to create an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.
Students learn that what you read in books can really add up when they analyze literary texts for economic concepts.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
What do cowboy hats have to do with fairy tales? Two traditional fairy tales and their Texas-based counterparts set the stage for five different ways to respond to text.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Children find favorite words, phrases, and sentences from familiar stories. Working together, they combine their words and phrases to create a poem. The poem is then shared as performance poetry.
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
Students create acrostic poems using their names and the names of things that are important to them.
This tool allows students to complete crossword puzzles on a variety of grade-appropriate topics, and also create and print their own crossword puzzles.
Use children's literature to provide a meaningful context for learning in mathematics.
Weaver examines the connection between a teacher's knowledge of grammar and students' growth in language skills as she provides specific examples of how teachers can put their knowledge of grammar to use without intimidating or overwhelming students.
Debora Wood | Teacher | Weaverville, NC
While teaching reluctant writers as a Title I reading teacher, I discovered the lesson "Taking Photos of Curious George: Exploring Character Through Images." In this lesson, students create a Microsoft Photo Story book using the Curious George character that so many children love