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Key Ideas and Details Informational Text Lessons - Common Core CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1,2,3 Ask & answer questions to demonstrate understanding, referring explicitly to the text. Determine the main idea & recount the key details & explain how they support the main idea. Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures; time, sequence, & cause/effect. RI.4.1,2,3 Refer to details & examples explaining what the text says explicitly, drawing inferences. Summarize.

Research Magazine (3rd-6th): Earth

 

  

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Research Magazine (3rd-6th): Grand Canyon

 

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Research Magazine (3rd-6th): Aztecs

 

 

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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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Online Sports Books (Informational Text): Grades 2-5

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 Online Sports Books – Learn about the importance of playing sports as well as the histories and rules of the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Golf, Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Volleyball. Key Ideas and Details: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of …

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Online Biographies of Famous People (Informational Text): Grades 2-5

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 Biographies of Famous People – Several free, color biographies of famous people that students can read, and they are written on a variety of reading levels to meet the needs of all types of readers. Famous people that children enjoy reading about are people from long ago, such as George Washington or Betsy Ross; or …

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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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Reading Passages (K-8)

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 Reading Passages – Must register (free) to have access to passages. Covers reading levels kindergarten through eight grade.  The passages can be used for comprehension, fluency, or about any reading skill in the Common Core State Standards. Informational and literary texts. Organized by grade or lexile. The reading passages can be used with several ELA …

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5th and 6th Grade Novel Study Units

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 5th and 6th Grade Novel Study Units – These are longer units organized around a single chapter book. These units do not focus on a teaching students any one reading comprehension skill but provide an opportunity for students to practice a suite of reading comprehension skills to master more complex long format reading material. Most …

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