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Spelling Cheerleading: Integrating Movement and Spelling Generalizations

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Spelling Cheerleading: Integrating Movement and Spelling Generalizations

Grades K – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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Grades   1 – 3  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Using American Sign Language to Improve Comprehension and Vocabulary

American Sign Language is combined with the hilarious poetry and pictures of Sam’s Sandwich, a lift-the-flap book, to engage all types of learners in acquiring key vocabulary.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 3

Dr. Christian Barnard performed the first human heart transplant.

Students talk about the causes of heart disease and the role that diet and exercise play. Then, students find healthy dessert recipes and vote on one dessert to make in class.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 25

National Spelling Bee Finals are held this week.

Students discuss why certain contests get more publicity than others and what counts as "knowledge."

 

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