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Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Author Study: Improving Reading Comprehension Using Inference and Comparison

"Reading between the lines" can be as crucial to comprehension as understanding the words on the page. Through guided author studies, students experience the benefits and the limitations of inference.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Let It Grow: An Inquiry-Based Organic Gardening Research Project

Students learn about organic gardening by developing their own research questions, conducting research, gardening at their school, creating signs about their plants, and presenting their research to the class.

 

Grade   1  |  Lesson Plan

Awareness of Alliteration: Enhancing Writing Through Mentor Texts

Through this lesson, primary students strengthen their phonemic awareness while using picture books featuring alliteration as models for their own writing.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

A Daily DEAR Program: Drop Everything, and Read!

The teacher shouts, "Drop Everything and Read!" and students settle into their seats to read books they've selected. This independent reading program helps students build a lifelong reading habit.

 

Grades   4 – 7  |  Lesson Plan

Book Report Alternative: Creating Postcards for Fictional Settings

In this alternative to the traditional book report, students report on their novel choices that feature journeys by creating postcards one of the settings featured in their books.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan

Literature Response in Primary Classrooms

This step-by-step literature response template for use with read-alouds asks students to use drawing and writing to respond to increasingly-complex prompts which address literary elements as well as personal connections.