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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
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|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 30-minute sessions and one 60-minute session|
Burlington, New Jersey
Grades 1 – 3 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this lesson, students read Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night as a whole group as the teacher models a questioning strategy. In subsequent sessions, students practice the questioning strategy and reread for fluency.
Grades K – 8 | Calendar Activity |  June 6
Students work in small groups or as a class to map the plot of a selected Cynthia Rylant story and create original literary works using the plot diagrams.
Grades K – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains how to use write-aloud (also known as modeled writing) to teach effective writing strategies and improve students’ independent writing ability.