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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Family Ties: Making Connections to Improve Reading Comprehension
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions|
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Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
Grades K – 12 | Mobile App | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Stapleless Book app is designed to allow users to create with ease an eight-page book simply by folding and cutting. Students can choose from several different layouts for the pages of their books.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 11
National Grandparents Day, first proposed in 1970, was officially proclaimed in 1978.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 1
Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 7
Students imagine they have been asked to participate in a museum exhibit, take photos/videos of a significant location, and write or record reflections. Students can also create an exhibit from something they have read.
Grades 3 – 8 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
Connection Stems give students the language (and a reminder) to support their understanding by tying new learning to what they know about themselves and their world.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
This article presents a model of comprehension to support classroom teachers as they engage their students in making meaning from text.
Grades 3 – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
Conversation provides opportunities for students to practice and use cognitive strategies, and is critical for developing comprehension.