This lesson thoughtfully scaffolds the reading skill of predicting. Students are introduced to the concept and get to practice making predictions. They will apply what they have learned during a focused independent reading activity.
Big, bigger, biggest? Teach your students about comparative and superlative adjectives as they make comparisons. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Nonfiction Comprehension: Compare and Contrast* lesson.
Help your students absorb the details of a text and make inferences about what they read with the strategy of close reading. By reading closely, students will become better able to understand complex themes and nuances in a text.
Support your students' math fluency by teaching them about the relationship between multiplication and division through fact families. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Do You Know Your Math Facts?* lesson.
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand which pronouns to use when writing from different points of view. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a support lesson for the *My View as an Ant* lesson.
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand main idea and supporting details. They'll analyze non-fiction word, sentence, and paragraph structures. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the In Search of Main Ideas lesson.