Captivate even the most reluctant readers with these high-interest passages! The engaging "mini-mystery" format encourages readers to become detectives and solve mysteries along with the main character. Features: Follow-up, Skill-Specific Questions, "Words to Know" Lists, and Answer Key.
Download this easy-to use benchmark writing test today and use it as a formative assessment in your first grade classroom. Included are suggested prompts, a rubric, assessment tools, and writing samples. Use this benchmark writing assessment as a formative evaluation tool in your first grade classroom.
Download this easy-to use benchmark writing test today and use it as a formative assessment in your second grade classroom. Included are suggested prompts, a rubric, assessment tools, and writing samples. Use this benchmark writing assessment as a formative evaluation tool in your second grade classroom.
These vocabulary activities for The Pigeon Books incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with the study of the texts. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences. Rigorously study the vocabulary from these great works of childrenâ€™s literature in an interesting, engaging, and relevant way.
Sharpen students' critical-thinking skills with these USA brain-teasing activities. Parents, students, and teachers will love these fun challenges, puzzles, and logical thinking pages. They're a great way to practice higher-order thinking skills. These puzzles, which focus on capitals, are great for extra challenges, anchor activities, or end-of-the-day fun!
Promote reading and writing while strengthening students' perceptual and fine-motor skills. The difficulty level of each type of activity increases as students gain more competence.
Build the vocabulary of young learners with these andquot;Oppositeandquot; activities. Students read a vocabulary word, practice tracing it, then color pictures that describe it. Answer key included.
Students struggling with basic subtraction facts will gain accuracy and speed with these worksheets. Covering facts 0-9, the first 10 pages focus on one fact per page. The final page is a review that includes all of the facts. Easy-to-read problems set up both horizontally and vertically are featured on each page. Pages are designed for use as timed drill activities but may also be used for simple fact review or reinforcement. Performance objectives list included.
This lesson integrates academic vocabulary instruction into content-area lessons. Two easy-to-implement strategies for teaching academic vocabulary are integrated within the step-by-step, standards-based writing lesson. Ready-to-use lesson that develops effective strategies to build vocabulary and understanding when writing a personal narrative.
Make studying history fun and interactive to motivate your students. Encourage teamwork, creativity, reflection, and decision making. Take an active approach to teaching while inspiring your students to make their own explorations of world history. This game-formatted activity generates excitement in students as they learn about Europe in the Middle Ages.
Download this easy-to use benchmark writing test today and use it as a formative assessment in your third grade classroom. Included are suggested prompts, a rubric, assessment tools, and writing samples. Use this benchmark writing assessment as a formative evaluation tool in your third grade classroom.
Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing. This easy-to-use, engaging lesson introduces the concept of transition words as a way to improve word choice in writing.
These cross-curricular activities for The Mitten incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate literature with social studies, science, mathematics, and more. Included activity pages engage and challenge students. Rigorously study this great work of children’s literature by making connections between the book and other content areas.
Build student understanding of main idea and theme through leveled text-dependent question stems. Engage each student at their level with these dynamic questions! Differentiate text-dependent questions related to understanding main idea and theme for your students!
All students can learn about setting using a classic fiction passage written at four reading levels. Symbols on the pages represent reading-level ranges to help differentiate instruction. Provided comprehension questions complement the text. Engage and motivate students with this high-interest, leveled text from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Great for both the beginning and seasoned Google-using teacher, this lesson guides teachers using Google Scripts in learning the ins and outs of the app as well as how to integrate the technology into your classroom. Invigorate your classroom today! Cook up amazing lessons with this engaging, resourceful Google Scripts tutorial!