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Vocabulary With Franklin: Helping Students Become Word Wizards

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Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 30 to 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Candice Wells

Burlington, New Jersey


International Literacy Association


Student Interactives

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Grades   K – 2  |  Student Interactive  |  Learning About Language

Word Wizard

Word Wizard uses themes from four popular U.S. children's books to create word puzzles that students solve by unscrambling letters and considering related clues.


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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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Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

What Research Has to Say About Reading Instruction

This respected volume presents a range of research and instructional perspectives in the area of reading.


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