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 4 – 8 | Lesson Plan
Students in grades 4–8 activate prior knowledge and research information about a historic event through fiction and nonfiction literature and exploration of relevant websites.
Students thoroughly explore identifying synonyms and adjectives before using them to add variety and interest to their own writing.
The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.
Introduce gerunds and review nouns, adjectives, and verbs through engaging read-alouds; then apply these concepts through collaborative word-sorting and poetry-writing activities.
This tool allows students to complete crossword puzzles on a variety of grade-appropriate topics, and also create and print their own crossword puzzles.
This unit introduces students to a variety of poetic forms and elements, as they compile their own collections of poetry.
The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.
Students read a poem by a Native American, explore Native American culture and then create a Website that explains words and phrases from the poem.
This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories.
This article discusses the need to engage students and teachers in active poetry writing.
This article provides practical ideas for integrating technologies into the classroom in ways that honor students’ out-of-school technology funds of knowledge.
Jacquelynn Pleis | Teacher | Centennial, CO
Our fifth graders study their culture as a culminating experience to their elementary years