Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Teaching Science Through Picture Books: A Rainforest Lesson
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 45-minute sessions|
Palm Harbor, Florida
Grades 1 – 5 | Calendar Activity |  February 11
Students read one of Jane Yolen's books, retell the story in the form of a puppet show, research animals in the book, and document their findings with the Animal Study interactive tool.
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.