Category: Craft and Structure Lessons Primary

Craft and Structure Lessons Primary - CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.4, 5, 6, RL.1.4, 5, 6, RL.2.4, 5, 6. unknown words, recognize common types of texts, name the author and illustrator, Identify words and phrases in stories or poems, differences between books that tell stories and books that give information,who is telling story, who, what, where, when, why, and how, fables and folktales from diverse cultures, Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges

Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Second & Third Grade

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Prefixes and Suffixes – You’ll love this fun and free vocabulary lesson! Children play a balloon game and make new words by adding prefixes and suffixes to root words. Specific feedback combined with exciting interaction makes this lesson a hit for parents and students. Basic Sight Words – Two free sight word lessons. Both lessons …

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Reading Comprehension Strategies – Student Lesson and Online Activity

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Reading Comprehension Strategies – Online video with a student lesson and student activities to improve their reading comprehension and to improve student’s ability to think and learn across the curriculum.  The following Common Core aligned strategies are covered: Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating, Synthesizing, and Strategies Together. Click for Common Core …

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Reading Lessons: K-5

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Reading Lessons – From Scholastic. Covering kindergarten through sixth grade. Thousands of free lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, and extension activities. Covers many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and Details (Literature and Informational Text) Craft and Structure Integration …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Comprehension Units

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Comprehension Units – These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and paired text lessons embody the most effective research-proven instructional practices to support student comprehension. Units are based on superb, carefully selected leveled books, with authentic paired …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Voice

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An author’s tone or attitude toward a subject in a text. Voice Lessons – Covers second through sixth grade.  Examples: Identify and describe the author’s voice (feelings) in a poem using the title and textual evidence.  Compare and contrast words and phrases in poems with different voices.  Give examples of words and phrases that support …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Sequence

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The order of events or steps in a text. Sequence Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Examples: Show the correct order of events from beginning to end in a story.  Use sequence clue words (morning, afternoon, late afternoon, night, and months) to show the correct order of events in fiction.  Summarize the important events …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Plot

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The structure of events that make up the main story of a text. Plot Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.   Examples: Identify and describe the problem and solution in a story. Identify and describe the story elements in a story (characters, setting, problem, solution). Identify and describe how characters affect the plot.  Predict the …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Main Idea

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The big idea in a text that tells what the text is mostly about. Main Idea Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Examples: Identify and describe what a book is mainly about using the title, text, and pictures. Identify and describe the main idea of a nonfiction book using textual details. Use the main …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Figurative Language

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Language enriched by word images and figures of speech. Figurative Language – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Identify and describe onomatopoeia in literature. Identify and describe hyperboles, idioms, metaphors, and similes in literature. Identify and describe puns. Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.5 Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Character

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The looks, traits, thoughts, and relationships of a person, animal or object with life-like qualities in a text. Character Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. From describing physical traits to describing the protagonist and antagonist. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.5 Add drawings or other …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Cause & Effect

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  The reason why something happens (Cause) and what happens as a result (Effect). First Grade  – Lessons: Identify effects when given a cause in fiction. 2) Identify causes when given an effect in fiction. 3) Identify explicit causes and effects in fiction. Second Grade – Lessons: Identify and describe explicit effects in fiction. 2) …

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