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Animal Habitats
Animal Habitats
Lesson Plan
Animal Habitats
Students will love thinking about lots of interesting animal homes and the different types of animals who live in each one!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learn About Your State
Learn About Your State
Worksheet
Learn About Your State
Invite children to get to know their home state a little better with this series of questions and prompts.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Colonial America: Jamestown
Colonial America: Jamestown
Worksheet
Colonial America: Jamestown
Teach students all about the Jamestown colony and important settlers with this social studies worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Genres
Nonfiction Genres
Lesson Plan
Nonfiction Genres
In this lesson, your students will explore the library in search of various genres of nonfiction texts. Teach this lesson at the beginning of the year to familiarize your students with the structure and organization of the library.
4th grade
Math
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Harness Your Research Skills
Harness Your Research Skills
Lesson Plan
Harness Your Research Skills
Kids are naturally curious! Use this lesson to inspire them to research a topic they are interested in. Students will use a graphic organizer to take notes on various sources and present their information to their peers.
3rd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Pop Rocks Matter
Pop Rocks Matter
Lesson Plan
Pop Rocks Matter
This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.
4th grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was an influential black man in U.S. history. In this lesson, the historical context is set for students so that they can conduct their own research on Frederick Douglass, using a graphic organizer and multiple sources, before writing an informational essay on him. Ideal for fourth and fifth grade students, this lesson plan not only gives students practice in research and essay-writing skills, it also has them exploring a fascinating part of our country's history.
4th grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Lesson Plan
Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
This lesson helps your ELs identify the role of coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences in nonfiction texts. Use it as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson to Nonfiction Genres.
4th grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Introduction to Research: Grocery Store!
Introduction to Research: Grocery Store!
Worksheet
Introduction to Research: Grocery Store!
Where does the food in the grocery store come from? Get your student ready to investigate their local grocery store with this fun worksheet and activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Who Was Frederick Douglass?
Who Was Frederick Douglass?
Lesson Plan
Who Was Frederick Douglass?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the life of Frederick Douglass. First, they will read a picture book that shares facts and beautiful illustrations to teach about his life, and then they will record important information about him on a graphic organizer. Lastly, they'll choose an important event from his life to illustrate and caption.
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson Plan
Digging In with Research
Digging In with Research
Worksheet
Digging In with Research
Your students will be digging into nonfiction texts in search of the purpose and main idea of a passage.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Discovering Nonfiction Genres
Discovering Nonfiction Genres
Worksheet
Discovering Nonfiction Genres
Introduce students to nonfiction genres in their school or local library!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mapping Information About Your Favorite Author
Mapping Information About Your Favorite Author
Worksheet
Mapping Information About Your Favorite Author
Research your favorite author, then map out biographical details on an idea web.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Mae Jemison.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Greensboro Sit-In
Greensboro Sit-In
Worksheet
Greensboro Sit-In
Children learn about the Sit-In movement in the United States, whereby Americans staged nonviolent sit-ins to protest businesses' racist segregationist policies.
4th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and  One Lie: Biography Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Who Am I? Women in Science
Who Am I? Women in Science
Worksheet
Who Am I? Women in Science
Young historians learn about four pioneering female scientists as they hone their research skills in this Who Am I? Women in Science worksheet.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your learners research facts about Associate Justice to the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor.
3rd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Glossary: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Glossary: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Worksheet
Glossary: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and  One Lie: Research Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Research Edition
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Research Edition
Take the monotony out of researching a topic with this Two Truths and One Lie worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Frederick Douglass
Two Truths and One Lie: Frederick Douglass
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Frederick Douglass
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Frederick Douglass, an influential African American writer and abolitionist.
Social studies
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Vocabulary Cards: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Compound Sentences in Nonfiction.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Famous African-Americans in History
Famous African-Americans in History
Activity
Famous African-Americans in History
To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate their knowledge of famous African-Americans.
5th grade
Social studies
Activity