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14 Cows for America
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In this lesson, students listen to an illustrated read aloud and use literacy skills to understand the central message of the book.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Achieve the Core
Author:
Achieve the Core
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups
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4.6 stars
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This lesson employs direct instruction and small-group discussion to help students learn new vocabulary skills while reading Patricia Polacco?s Pink and Say.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Analyzing First-Person Narration in Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind
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In this lesson, students analyze the ways in which Draper creates the first-person narrator of Melody and the effects these choices have on the story and the reader. Melody has cerebral palsy; instead of asking students to research about the condition before reading, this lesson invites students to learn about it through the narrator herself in the context of her story. Students meet to discuss the narrator at several pre-determined discussion points and eventually write a brief analysis of the narration.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Scott Filkins
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Asking Questions, All the Time
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The ability to ask and answer questions while reading is essential to comprehension. This article discusses instructional strategies used to teach questioning and provides many online resources. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which explores the seven essential principles of the climate sciences for teachers in k-grade 5 classrooms.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Breakout!
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3.33333333333 stars
Overview:

This activity is designed as a project-based learning activity. It allows students to collaborate, requires them to comprehend what they have read and engages them in critical thinking. This activity can be adjusted to fit the needs and grade levels of your students.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MARQUIS GRANT
Date Added:
11/13/2019
Remix
Breakout!-Remix
Unrestricted Use
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This activity is designed as a project-based learning activity. It allows students to collaborate, requires them to comprehend what they have read and engages them in critical thinking. This activity can be adjusted to fit the needs and grade levels of your students.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
SHAKEKIA MOSS
Date Added:
07/08/2020
Remix
Breakout! (Remix)
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This activity is designed as a project-based learning activity. It allows students to collaborate, requires them to comprehend what they have read and engages them in critical thinking. This activity can be adjusted to fit the needs and grade levels of your students.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Self Assessment
Author:
MARGARET KELLEY
Date Added:
06/01/2020
English Grammar for ELLs: Contractions
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4.0 stars
Overview:

Students will gain an understanding of using contractions in speaking and in written text. They will identify word pairs used to make contractions and create contractions appropriately. They will also have a better understanding of how certain grammatical structures, like contractions, contribute to the overall understanding of a text.

Subject:
English as a Second Language
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Vocabulary
Author:
Suzanne Deadwyler
Date Added:
03/20/2020
English Language Arts, Grade 11
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The 11th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned to the Common Core State Standards, with available course material for teachers and students easily accessible online. Over the course of the year there is a steady progression in text complexity levels, sophistication of writing tasks, speaking and listening activities, and increased opportunities for independent and collaborative work. Rubrics and student models accompany many writing assignments.Throughout the 11th grade year, in addition to the Common Read texts that the whole class reads together, students each select an Independent Reading book and engage with peers in group Book Talks. Students move from learning the class rituals and routines and genre features of argument writing in Unit 11.1 to learning about narrative and informational genres in Unit 11.2: The American Short Story. Teacher resources provide additional materials to support each unit.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
11/02/2020
English Language Arts, Grade 11, Can Cheaters Be Winners?
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In this 5-day unit, students will explore the topic of cheating. Cheating seems to be ever-present in today’s society. Whether we are talking about athletes being busted for using steroids or students “sharing” answers and plagiarizing on final exams, one thing is clear—there’s a whole lot of cheating going on. In this unit, students will take a look at some contemporary instances of cheating and argue whether under certain situations cheating is not only excusable, but also justifiable.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Provider:
Pearson
English Language Arts, Grade 11, Can Cheaters Be Winners?, Can Cheaters Be Winners?, Annotations & Article Discussion
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In this lesson, students will share annotations and discuss the articles “Don’t Alter Models’ Bodies” and “Is Photoshop Destroying America’s Body Image?” Then they will write an argument in which they state their claim, present relevant evidence, and respond to counterarguments.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Pearson
Date Added:
11/02/2020
English Language Arts, Grade 11, Name That Theme
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In this short unit, students will spend three lessons exploring the importance of themes and main ideas in fiction and informational texts.  Now would be a good time to have them take an assessment of their reading and writing skills. They'll explore theme through O. Henry's classic short story  "The Gift of the Magi" and consider how this piece compares to the main idea in the article "The Proven Power of Giving, Not Getting."

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Provider:
Pearson
English Language Arts, Grade 11, Name That Theme, Name That Theme, The Gift of the Magi
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In this lesson, students will consider whether aphorisms are trite, true, or both. They’ll think about the theme of “The Gift of the Magi” and read an informational article on a similar subject.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Pearson
Date Added:
11/02/2020
English Language Arts, Grade 12
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Overview:

The 12th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned to the Common Core State Standards, with available course material for teachers and students easily accessible online. Over the course of the year there is a steady progression in text complexity levels, sophistication of writing tasks, speaking and listening activities, and increased opportunities for independent and collaborative work. Rubrics and student models accompany many writing assignments.Throughout the 12th grade year, in addition to the Common Read texts that the whole class reads together, students each select an Independent Reading book and engage with peers in group Book Talks. Language study is embedded in every 12th grade unit as students use annotation to closely review aspects of each text. Teacher resources provide additional materials to support each unit.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Pearson
Date Added:
11/02/2020
English Language Arts, Grade 12, Lincoln Speaks to Americans
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In this short unit, students will spend three lessons exploring some of Abraham Lincoln's speeches. Students will explore Lincoln's themes and consider how they address the issues of his time, and they'll analyze the literary and rhetorical devices he used to express his ideas.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Speaking and Listening
Provider:
Pearson
English Language Arts, Grade 12, Lincoln Speaks to Americans, Lincoln Speaks to Americans, The Gettysburg Address
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In this lesson, students will continue analyzing Lincoln’s first inaugural address. They’ll read two more of his speeches, including the Gettysburg Address. Then, they’ll analyze his themes and the ways that he used literary and rhetorical devices.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Pearson
Date Added:
11/02/2020
English Language Arts, Grade 12, Shakespeare on Love, Shakespeare on Love, Culminating Assessment
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Over the next two lessons, students will complete the culminating assessment for this unit.In this lesson, students will read text and answer questions that reflect their reading comprehension. Some questions will ask students to select from a group of answers supplied. Other questions will ask students to construct their own answers and write them in the space provided.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Pearson
Date Added:
11/02/2020
Evaluating in Reading and Science
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Evaluating has been called one of the six most important reading comprehension strategies. In this article, it is also considered as a strategy for analyzing and interpreting data. This professional development article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which integrates science education and literacy instruction for K-grade 5 teachers. Each issue examines one of the recognized essential principles of climate literacy and the climate sciences and one or more reading strategies for elementary teachers and their students.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
07/30/2019
The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln: Close Reading
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This resource includes a unit lesson designed to provide students with the opportunity to perform a close reading of the Gettysburg Address. The resource includes activities, text-dependent questions, vocabulary and writing assessments.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Achieve the Core
Author:
Student Achievement Partners
Date Added:
02/26/2019