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Using a Predictable Text to Teach High-Frequency Words

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Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Helen Hoffner, Ed.D.

Helen Hoffner, Ed.D.

Ridley Park, Pennsylvania


International Literacy Association


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Calendar Activities



Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Active Reading Using The Enormous Watermelon

Using names and high-frequency words from nursery rhymes and the Big Book The Enormous Watermelon, students engage in word recognition activities such as character identification and a word matching game.


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Grades   K – 2  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language


Using Construct-a-Word, students learn letter-sound correspondence by combining a beginning letter or blend to a word ending to create words.


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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Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 25

Children's book author Eric Carle was born on this day in 1929.

After reading one of Eric Carle's books, students create a torn paper collage or a word collage.


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