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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Adventures in Nonfiction: A Guided Inquiry Journey
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  August 9
Students select and explore a scientific topic in detail using Simon's nonfiction science books and then use what they learn to write original poetry on the topic.
Grades 3 – 12 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
This printout assists students with generating meaningful questions about a topic and organizing their writing by using a structured guide while researching.
Grades 3 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This guide introduces I-Charts, a strategy that enables students to generate meaningful questions about a topic and organize their writing.
Grades K – 6 | Professional Library | Book
Planning for Inquiry shows you how to get an inquiry-based curriculum started, how to keep it going, and how to do so while remaining accountable to mandated curricula, standards, and programs.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
Looking for summer adventure? Listen in as Emily chats about books that highlight travel destinations in the United States and books that you can read as you travel.