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Integrating Literacy Into the Study of the Earth's Surface

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Seven 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Catherine Crum

Daufuskie Island, South Carolina


International Literacy Association


Calendar Activities


Strategy Guides



Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 26

Sally Ride, first American woman in space, was born in 1951.

After exploring information about Sally Ride on the StarKids Who's Who site, students write a letter using the Letter Generator to Dr. Ride's foundation, Sally Ride Science.


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Grades   3 – 12  |  Printout  |  Assessment Tool

Readers Theatre Rubric

This rubric is designed to be used for any Readers Theatre performance. Students are scored both individually in the areas of delivery and cooperation and as a group in the area of active, on-task participation.


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Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Using Word Walls to Develop and Maintain Academic Vocabulary

In this guide, you will learn how to use Word Walls to support vocabulary development and retention.


Grades   1 – 5  |  Strategy Guide

Readers Theatre

Readers Theatre integrates oral reading, literature, and the performing arts. This strategy can entice the most reluctant and disinterested reader to become engaged in reading.


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