Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Grades 2 – 5 | Lesson Plan
Imagine if vocabulary could come alive with the click of a button! Students create video posters to demonstrate knowledge of new economics vocabulary.
Tell me about it in your own words! If students can paraphrase the information they have read, then you—and they—can be confident that they understand it.
The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.
Students select a familiar object online, build a bank of words related to the object, and write theme poems that are printed and displayed in class.
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 explore letter poems and experiment with writing letters as poems, using the placement of line breaks to enhance rhythm, sound, meaning, and appearance.
Students use this online tool to create an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.
After listening to haiku poetry, students use seasonal descriptive words to write their own haiku, following the traditional format. They then publish their poems by mounting them on illustrated backgrounds.
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
IRA Commission (and participants) reviewed the key elements of good first instruction and framework for classroom literacy instruction K-6.
Nagy describes the three methods of vocabulary instruction that most effectively improve comprehension and the teaching methods that employ them.
Tiffany Clark | 3rd/4th Grade Teacher | Urbana, IL
Many teachers feel like there’s just not enough time in the day to craft profound lessons, answer all the questions, squeeze in all the state standards, and differentiate the curriculum for every student’s needs