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The Best Season (Grades K-1)
In this lesson, students will develop and use vocabulary for different types of weather; students will also gain an understanding of how the seasons change.
What Happened Next? (Grades K-4)
In this lesson, students will explore the idea of "sequencing" as related to stories the class has read and in the routine of daily life.
NEW! Journey to Mt. Fraction (Grade 5)
Students will use visual fraction models and real-world problem solving to strengthen skills in multiplication and division with fractions.
Editor in Chief (Grades 5-8)
During this lesson, students will learn how to edit work and will practice common editing notations, marks and the use of colored pens when editing and rewriting work.
My Favorite Activity (Grades K-2)
Students will understand the basic purpose and use of persuasive writing.
My Favorite Room (Grades 1-2)
Encourage students to describe their favorite places using sensory language.
NEW! Currency Café (Grade 2)
Students will use creative tools to strengthen their understanding of equivalencies in currency and the concept of making change.
Grammar on the Go (Grade 3)
Students will use color to organize information as they identify the basic parts of speech in a reading passage.
Write Persuasively (Grades 3-5)
Students will learn how to write a persuasive article.
Outlining Essays (Grades 3-6)
Teach students to brainstorm story ideas in preparation of writing an expressive essay.
Writing First Drafts (Grades 3-6)
Teach students to write an expressive essay.
Presenting Persuasively (Grades 6-8)
Student will identify the strengths and weaknesses of a persuasive argument.
Writing From Experience (Grades 7-12)
Students will brainstorm about autobiographical experiences in preparation for writing an expressive essay.
Drafting and Revising Essays (Grades 7-12)
Students learn to draft and revise essays.
Persuasive Communication (Grades 9-12)
Students will learn to recognize the elements of persuasive communication in a variety of formats.
Choose Your Words Wisely (Grades 9-12)
Students will learn how to understand that well-chosen words can enhance ideas and support different purposes in effective persuasive communication.
Presenting Persuasively (Grades 9-12)
Students will learn to review the elements of persuasive communication and to understand how to combine all elements into an effective persuasive presentation.