Category: Text Types and Purposes Lessons Primary

Text Types and Purposes Lessons - CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.K.1 2 3 Combination of drawing, dictating & writing to compose opinion pieces, tell a reader the topic or the name of book they are writing about & state an opinion or preference, & to compose informative/explanatory texts: name what they are writing about & supply information, & narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which occurred & provide a reaction to what happened. W.1.1 2 3 Opinion pieces in which they introduce topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, & provide some sense of closure. Informative/explanatory texts, name a topic, facts about the topic & provide some sense of closure. Write narratives, recount 2 or more appropriately sequenced events, include details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order. W.2.1 2 3 Opinion pieces, introduce topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, linking words: because, & to connect opinion & reasons & provide a concluding statement or section. Informative/explanatory texts: introduce a topic, use facts & definitions to develop points & provide a concluding statement or section. Narratives: recount an event or short sequence of events, details to describe actions, thoughts & feelings, use temporal words to signal event order & provide a sense of closure.

Research Magazine (3rd-6th): The Sun

 

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Second Grade

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Homophones – Learn about homophones in this free vocabulary lesson. Children first play a homophone matching game, matching words like meat and meet and mail and male to pictures they flip. Last, kids create a short story by filling in the blanks with correctly spelled homophones. Immediate feedback connects the correct spelling of the word …

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – First Grade

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Multiple Meaning Words – This free vocabulary lesson focuses on multiple meaning words. Kids solve riddles with words such as bark, ring, and watch. In the end, they can use the tickets they earned from each riddle to play a fun water balloon game. Basic Sight Words – First graders will love making Puppybot dance …

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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: Fact and Opinion

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Information that can be proven to be true or false (Fact) and a personal statement of what one believes about a subject (Opinion). Fact and Opinion – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Identify facts and form opinions from a text. Distinguish between fact and opinion.  Locate and verify facts in nonfiction.  Create and identify …

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Teaching Text Features: K-8

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Text Features – Teach essential reading strategies and improve students’ reading comprehension with this new resource for teachers. Each grade level has two sets of pages, and callout boxes aimed at the student identify and explain the text features on the book’s pages. A teacher chart included with each set of pages helps you articulate …

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Setting up Writing Workshop: Prewriting, First Draft, Revising, Editing, Publishing

Writers’ Workshop – Learn how to set up a writers workshop in your class. Learn about teaching Prewriting, First Draft, Revising, Editing, Publishing & more. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.1 -5.10 It is a tool that will allow you cover all Common Core Standards for ELA Writing. Text Types and Purposes, Production and Distribution of Writing, Research to Build and …

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Reading Comprehension Lessons & Worksheets

ReadWorks – Free site with over 1,400 K-8 non-fiction and literary reading passages, each with a research-based question set to support student comprehension. Printable worksheets and lessons. 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 …

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K-12 Reading Lesson Plans

Read Write Think –  Hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Elementary, middle school and high school reading lesson plans covering many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and …

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