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Teaching Language Skills Using the Phone Book

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Teaching Language Skills Using the Phone Book

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Thirteen 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lisa Storm Fink

Lisa Storm Fink

Urbana, Illinois


National Council of Teachers of English


Student Interactives

Professional Library

Activities & Projects



Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.


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Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Standards for the English Language Arts

Standards for the English Language Arts presents a vision of literacy education that encompasses the use of print, oral, and visual language and addresses six interrelated English language arts: reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing, and visually representing.


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Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Learning Your Address and Phone Number

Children will learn their address and phone number to help keep them safe.


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