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Integration of Knowledge & Ideas Lessons Primary

Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Kindergarten

Animated Reading Comprehension Lessons & Activity (Kindergarten) Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Kindergarten – free reading comprehension lesson begins with a short picture book about two twin brothers. Audio-visual support allows kids to follow along with the words as they are read aloud. The goal of the lesson is to teach children how…

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Reading Comprehension Strategies – Student Lesson and Online Activity

Reading Comprehension Strategies 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…

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

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

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Reading Lessons: K-5

Reading Lessons (K-5) 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…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Theme

Common Core Reading Lessons: Theme The underlying message or lesson that the author is trying to convey to the reader. These often include universal values dealing with life, society or human nature. Theme Lessons – Covers second through sixth grade. Examples: Identify the plot and main idea of a story that supports the theme.  Identify events…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Setting

Common Core Reading Lessons: Setting Where and when a story takes place. Setting Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Examples: Identify when and where a story takes place.  Identify and describe when a story takes place using evidence from pictures, text, and clue words.  Determine the implicit setting of a story using context clues…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Predicting

Common Core Reading Lessons: Predicting Using information from a text to decide what will most likely happen next. Predicting Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Predict the outcome of a story with repeated text. Revise predictions that are incorrect. Make predictions based on character relationships. Create predictions based on historical events. Integration of Knowledge…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Plot

Common Core Reading Lessons: Plot 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…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Figurative Language

Common Core Reading Lessons: Figurative Language 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…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Drawing Conclusions

Common Core Reading Lessons: Drawing Conclusions Combining background knowledge, personal experience and textual information to determine meaning. Drawing Conclusions Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Use pictures and context clues to draw conclusions about a missing word.  Identify the difference between explicit information and drawing conclusions.  Use background knowledge to draw a conclusion from…

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Compare and Contrast

Common Core Reading Lessons: Compare and Contrast How two or more things are alike (Compare) and how they are different (Contrast). Compare and Contrast Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Identify the similarities between two pictures when comparing them. Compare and contrast two characters from a book, a subject in a nonfiction book, two…

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