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.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Guided comprehension moves your middle-grade students beyond decoding to become successful, independent readers. The sketch-to-stretch strategy encourages students to use "brain TV" to help them understand a text through visualization.
The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.
This unit introduces students to a variety of poetic forms and elements, as they compile their own collections of poetry.
The activity includes a series of exercises, in which students view the literal representations of idioms and then examine the metaphorical meanings of the idioms.
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.
The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.
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.
Wheeler and Swords show K–6 teachers how to use code-switching and contrastive analysis to help students use prior knowledge to translate vernacular English into Standard English.
Lori Hall | Virtual 6-8 English Teacher | Peyton, CO
When I enrolled in the summer 2009 Thinkfinity course, I never imagined this program would be so helpful to my career