Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Writing Reports in Kindergarten? Yes!
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Two to ten 30-minute sessions|
Grand Island, Nebraska
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students listen to fiction and nonfiction read-alouds and explore selected Websites to identify factual information about animals. This lesson focuses on ants, but can be adapted to any animal.
Grades 3 – 6 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Supporting inquiry-based research projects, the Animal Inquiry interactive invites elementary students to explore animal facts and habitats using writing prompts to guide and record their findings.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  June 10
After learning about Hawkins' dinosaur replicas, students work individually or in small groups to investigate a dinosaur of their choice, comparing their findings to Hawkins'.
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  September 26
Students use the Timeline Tool to organize details about Chapman's life, the Venn Diagram to organize information, and the Shape Poems Interactive to create poems about apples or Johnny Appleseed.
Professional Library | Book
A practical, comprehensive, and illuminating guide for both new and experienced teachers that confronts the challenges of the writing workshop head-on.