Skip to contentContribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us

 

Classroom Resources - Lessons, online tools, calendar activities and more right at your fingertips.

DigiEducate Group

Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool.

More

 

Professional Development

Home Classroom Resources

RSS

 

 

Go to Lesson Plans

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

You Can't Spell the Word Prefix Without a Prefix

Students explore the role of prefixes, as well as their origins and meanings, and examine how the understanding of prefixes can improve comprehension, decoding, and spelling.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Diagram It! Identifying, Comparing, and Writing About Nonfiction Texts

Students compare the traits fact and fiction by using a Venn diagram to compare fiction and nonfiction books about Native Americans.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures around the world to explain natural phenomena. Students study three tales and learn about their cultures of origin, then work cooperatively to write and present an original pourquoi tale.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Book Report Alternative: Rewind the Plot!

In this alternative to the traditional book report, students report on their novel choices by rewinding the plot.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Audio Listening Practices: Exploring Personal Experiences with Audio Texts

Students keep a daily diary that records how and when they listen to audio texts, then analyze the details and compare their results to published reports on American radio listeners.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Myth and Truth: Independence Day

By exploring myths and truths surrounding Independence Day, students think critically about commonly believed stories regarding the beginning of the Revolutionary War and the Independence Day holiday.