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 will be crawling all over this assignment when they use illustrations and text to learn about life from a bug’s point of view.
This tool allows students to complete crossword puzzles on a variety of grade-appropriate topics, and also create and print their own crossword puzzles.
Students learn how to effectively deal with bullying by participating in literature response groups and writing about when they experienced a similar situation or emotion as a fictional character.
The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.
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.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Students read various poems and explore why lines are broken where they are and how they affect rhythm, sound, meaning, and appearance in poetry.
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.
This practical, hands-on text shows how to teach nonfiction to elementary students.
The media remains a dominant force in the lives of today’s students, yet the 21st century classroom still gives media a backseat to print. NCTE consultant Frank W. Baker examines standards that include media and offers recommendations for engaging students with popular culture and the media.
Jacquelynn Pleis | Teacher | Centennial, CO
Our fifth graders study their culture as a culminating experience to their elementary years