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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Sequencing: A Strategy to Succeed at Reading Comprehension
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||One 60-minute session or two 30-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 6 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Groups of students read and discuss American folklore stories, each group reading a different story. Using a jigsaw strategy, the groups compare character traits and main plot points of the stories. A diverse selection of American folk tales is used for this lesson, which is adaptable to any text set.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 17
Students read selected excerpts from Crockett's biography and consider whether present-day politicians follow Crockett's advice.
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  September 26
Students use the Timeline Tool to organize details about Chapman's life, the Venn Diagram to organize information, and the Shape Poems Interactive to create poems about apples or Johnny Appleseed.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
In this Strategy Guide, you’ll learn approaches that can help you differentiate the reading experience for students depending on their age, interests, and ability.