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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Research Building Blocks: Notes, Quotes, and Fact Fragments
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||60 minutes|
Grades 5 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Learn about Greek gods, heroes, and creatures through digital storytelling produced by students who have learned research techniques.
Grades 1 – 6 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Fact Fragment Frenzy provides elementary students with an online model for finding facts in nonfiction text, then invites students to find facts in five sample passages.
Grades 6 – 12 | Printout | Writing Starter
This printout teaches students a method for organizing their thoughts that involves assigning "powers" to different ideas. This outlining technique helps students differentiate between main ideas and supporting details.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
The strategy examined in this Strategy Guide teaches students an outlining technique to help them differentiate between main ideas and details in their reading and writing.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
Nonfiction is the genre most likely to spur children’s passion and wonder for learning. This article discusses way to motivate children to read nonfiction.