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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
History Comes Alive: Developing Fluency and Comprehension Using Social Studies
|Grades||2 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Five week-long units, broken up into 30- to 45-minute sessions|
Lake Dallas, Texas
Grades 1 – 6 | Calendar Activity |  January 17
Students discuss Benjamin Franklin's contributions to postal history, investigate the roles of the Postmaster General, and write letters to their classmates using the Letter Generator.
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  December 28
Students explore some of the proverbs taken from Poor Richard's Almanack, give their impressions or someone who would write these statements, and choose one saying to paraphrase.
Grades K – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains how to use write-aloud (also known as modeled writing) to teach effective writing strategies and improve students’ independent writing ability.
Grades K – 6 | Professional Library | Journal
This article describes a successful teacher-professor collaboration to plan interdisciplinary curriculum and team-teach it in a first-grade classroom.
Grades 3 – 5 | Professional Library | Journal
The article includes recommendations for teachers interested in integrating literature, drama, and history.