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.
Creating an illustrated alphabet book of action words, from attack to zap, reinforces the definition of verbs as it stretches and expands students' vocabulary.
Word Wizard uses themes from four popular U.S. children's books to create word puzzles that students solve by unscrambling letters and considering related clues.
"2-4-6-8, students will be spelling great" in this lesson that teaches the y rule for adding suffixes through cheering the spelling of words aloud, word sorts, and writing stories.
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
Students select what they believe to be the most important word in a text that they have read and justify their choice using examples from the text.
Formerly known as Shape Poems, this online tool allows elementary students to write poems in various shapes.
Students create acrostic poems using their names and the names of things that are important to them.
Fact Fragment Frenzy provides elementary students with an online model for finding facts in nonfiction text, then invites students to find facts in five sample passages.
IRA’s first CCSS webinar gives you an opportunity to discuss the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with one of the leaders in the field, Tim Shanahan, who participated on the team that drafted the CCSS and has been an outspoken voice as states begin implementing CCSS in schools.
In this series of Strategy Guides, you'll learn about different methods and activities to encourage inquiry-based learning in your classroom.
Virginia Rojas | Bilingual Teacher | Denton, TX
In my first-grade bilingual class, we studied oceans, and each students chose an animal to research