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What If We Changed the Book? Problem-Posing with Sixteen Cows

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What If We Changed the Book? Problem-Posing with Sixteen Cows

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

David Whitin

David Whitin

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

Phyllis Whitin

Phyllis Whitin

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Strategy Guides

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Solving the Math Curse: Reading and Writing Math Word Problems

Students’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills add up as they decipher word problems and use what they’ve learned to solve a crossword puzzle.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 10  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Multigenre Mapper

This interactive invites students to create original multigenre, multimodal works--one drawing and three written texts--making the tool flexible for multiple writing activities.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Comic Creator

The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Printing Press

The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.

 

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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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Tracking and Supporting Student Learning with Kidwatching

In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to use kidwatching to track and support student learning. Teachers observe and take notes on students’ understanding of skills and concepts and then use the observations to determine effective strategies for future instruction.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library  |  Book

New Visions for Linking Literature and Mathematics

David and Phyllis Whitin offer K–6 teachers a wealth of ideas for integrating literature and mathematics.

 

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