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Biomes: Comparing and Contrasting
Biomes: Comparing and Contrasting
Lesson Plan
Biomes: Comparing and Contrasting
This lesson combines an introduction to biomes with some fun Venn diagram exercises. Not only will students learn more about nature, they'll also learn how to make comparisons between different things in nature.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Historical Heroes: Susan B. Anthony
Historical Heroes: Susan B. Anthony
Worksheet
Historical Heroes: Susan B. Anthony
Children learn about Susan B. Anthony, an abolitionist and civil rights advocate best remembered for her contributions to the women's suffrage movement.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Worksheet
Jazz Greats: John Coltrane
Get to know John Coltrane, a jazz legend, with this music history worksheet! Read his mini-biography and answer some trivia.
4th grade
Fine arts
Worksheet
Searching for Text Features
Searching for Text Features
Lesson Plan
Searching for Text Features
This fun combination of scavenger hunt and bingo is sure to please young learners. Not only will your students increase their knowledge of text features, they'll also enjoy a selection of engaging games.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Formatting Nonfiction Text
Formatting Nonfiction Text
Lesson Plan
Formatting Nonfiction Text
Text formatting can add a lot of richness to how information is explained. In this lesson students will explore the organization of nonfiction texts and go on a scavenger hunt for different kinds of text formatting features.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What's For Breakfast?
What's For Breakfast?
Lesson Plan
What's For Breakfast?
Teach your class to develop strong inferencing skills by focusing on clues and hard evidence. In this lesson, students will play a game of “What’s for Breakfast?” to help them link context clues with word meaning.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Who Is Telling the Story?
Who Is Telling the Story?
Lesson Plan
Who Is Telling the Story?
Help your ELs see the connection between nouns and pronouns and the author's point of view, or perspective, in fiction and nonfiction texts. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Two Points of View.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Venn Diagram: Compare and Contrast Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
Venn Diagram: Compare and Contrast Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
Worksheet
Venn Diagram: Compare and Contrast Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts
When paired with nonfiction texts, this classic graphic organizer will help students visualize the similarities and differences between two accounts of the same event.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Calling All Homophones
Calling All Homophones
Lesson Plan
Calling All Homophones
Write right with homophones! This interactive lesson will help students with their understanding of homophones by differentiating homophones through motion and how they are used in sentences.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Nonfiction Main Idea
Nonfiction Main Idea
Lesson Plan
Nonfiction Main Idea
Let's get reading! In this lesson, students will identify the main idea and details of a nonfiction text. Use this on its own or as support for the lesson Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Space Vocabulary For Kids
Space Vocabulary For Kids
Worksheet
Space Vocabulary For Kids
This worksheet is a quick-reference tool of space vocabulary for kids, with an exercise to use the words properly in provided sentences.
4th grade
Science
Worksheet
Primary Sources: Walt Disney
Primary Sources: Walt Disney
Worksheet
Primary Sources: Walt Disney
Reading primary sources doesn't have to be a bore! Learn to gather information from records using data given by celebrity whom you just might know.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver
Compare and Contrast W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver
Lesson Plan
Compare and Contrast W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver
In this lesson, ask students to compare and contrast two important African-American historical figures. Students will write an informational paragraph on the similarities and differences between W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Where in the World is the Desert Biome?
Where in the World is the Desert Biome?
Worksheet
Where in the World is the Desert Biome?
Learn about these surprisingly diverse biomes, then test your biome and geography know-how with a desert-mapping activity.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Personal Timeline
Personal Timeline
Lesson Plan
Personal Timeline
Use this lesson to help your ELs strengthen their vocabulary and learn how to create a personal timeline. Teach this lesson as a standalone lesson or use it as support for the lesson Timelines and Nonfiction Text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
Worksheet
Find & Support the Main Idea: The Transcontinental Railroad
As your students complete this close reading exercise, they will learn about the Transcontinental Railroad while practicing their active reading skills.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts
Graphic Organizer: Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. This graphic organizer will help your students organize the important information from two informational texts on the same topic.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Shifting Points of View
Shifting Points of View
Lesson Plan
Shifting Points of View
This lesson gives students practice identifying first person and third person narration in fiction and nonfiction texts. It could be taught as a stand-alone lesson or as a precursor to the lesson Fiction vs. Nonfiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad
Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad
Lesson Plan
Connecting the Coasts: Effects of the Transcontinental Railroad
Look at history! In this lesson, guide students through an exploration of the context, causes, and effects of the Transcontinental Railroad, and help them practice identifying the main idea and supporting details in a nonfiction text.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Take Action Like Greta
Take Action Like Greta
Activity
Take Action Like Greta
This activity is a great way to engage learners in Earth Day celebrations while cultivating skills around nonfiction comprehension and research writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Rainforest Animals and Plants Galore
Rainforest Animals and Plants Galore
Worksheet
Rainforest Animals and Plants Galore
Learn about these lush, diverse biomes and practice spotting their inhabitants.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities
Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities
Lesson Plan
Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities
Discover a new tool for creative assessments and lessons! In this lesson, students will investigate Adobe Spark using Agency by Design thinking routines to help them understand how they can use technology to communicate ideas.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Understand Text Features
Understand Text Features
Lesson Plan
Understand Text Features
Let's practice reading nonfiction texts! In this lesson, teach your ELs about identifying and describing text features. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support for the lesson Formatting Text Features.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Great Lake Stories
Great Lake Stories
Lesson Plan
Great Lake Stories
Natural landmarks are a source of wonder and fascination, and they encourage people’s imaginations. Students will get a chance to use their imaginations in this lesson where social studies and writing combine.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Grassland Scramble
The Grassland Scramble
Worksheet
The Grassland Scramble
Learn about the grasslands biome, then use your knowledge to unscramble the missing words of the paragraph that follows.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet