Improve reading comprehension with a lesson on cause and effect! In this lesson, students will use a T-chart to identify examples of cause and effect in and by the end, you’ll all be singing along to the cause and effect song!
Reading can be a rollercoaster with its ups and downs! Use this lesson that features a rollercoaster-themed story map to teach your students about story structure and how to use a graphic organizer to visualize it.
What the character will do next? Designed to teach students the skill of predicting characters’ actions, this lesson guides students to use clues and evidence from the text to make their predictions. Let’s follow those clues!
Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the characters' actions using the basic sentence structure of subject + verb + object. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *How Do You Solve a Problem?* lesson.
In this interactive lesson that includes the use of clock manipulatives, students will discover that addition goes beyond straightforward addition problems. Finding the elapsed time is easy with addition!
Every student is unique. This lesson emphasizes that uniqueness by having young learners use similes to share some of the traits that make them special. It features Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood and a fantastic storyboard exercise.
With this lesson, your students will see how the order of the factors does not affect the product in a multiplication expression. Use this on its own or alongside *You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts.*
Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the similarities between stories with words that signal comparison. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *The Same or Different? You Decide!* lesson.
Making flash cards is something done by students of all ages. Help your kids develop good study habits with this lesson plan, which will teach them how to use flash cards and a dictionary to learn new vocabulary.
Let’s put it all together! In this lesson, students will explore the different parts of a drama or play. By the end of the lesson they will be able to define terminology related to plays and give examples of the unique genre features!
Use this lesson to guide your ELs towards identifying and discussing the problem and solution in a story. Teach this lesson as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the lesson Traditional Literature: Story Mapping.