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.
Striking images can leave lasting impressions on viewers. In this lesson, students make textselfworld connections to a nature- or science-related topic as they collaboratively design a multimedia presentation.
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
Classroom biography study offers high-interest reading with a purpose, as students begin with inquiry and research, summarize and organize their information, and prepare oral presentations to share with the class.
Formerly known as Shape Poems, this online tool allows elementary students to write poems in various shapes.
Working in small groups, students compose found and parallel poems based on a descriptive passage they have chosen from a piece of literature they are reading.
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 will be introduced to the term alliteration and create a headline poem consisting of 25 words that contain at least three examples of alliteration.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
This strategy guide explains how to use shared writing to teach students effective strategies that will improve their own independent writing ability.
In this Web seminar, Katherine will provide participants with protocols and templates to use that will help you see what your students are doing well in order to help them want to revise and write more.
Jacquelynn Pleis | Teacher | Centennial, CO
Our fifth graders study their culture as a culminating experience to their elementary years