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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
I Wonder: Writing Scientific Explanations With Students
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 40-minute sessions|
Grades 1 – 6 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Fact Fragment Frenzy provides elementary students with an online model for finding facts in nonfiction text, then invites students to find facts in five sample passages.
Grades K – 5 | Calendar Activity |  February 2
A celebration is held for Groundhog day where students engage in a shadow-watching activity, make predictions, and listen to news reports to compare what happens with Punxsutawney Phil.
Grades 3 – 7 | Calendar Activity |  February 29
Our solar year is 365.24219 days. Since our calendar does not deal in partial days, every four years, we add an additional day to February.
Grades K – 3 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains how to use small-group, guided writing instruction to teach students effective strategies and improve their ability to produce text independently.
Grades 3 – 5 | Professional Library | Book
This practical, hands-on text shows how to teach nonfiction to elementary students.