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The Life of Harry Houdini biography easy reader kit

The Life of Harry Houdini biography easy reader kit

This reading kit is designed to support students new to English, special education students, young readers, and students reading below grade level. The kit includes a little book at a 600L lexile level that cat be cut and arranged for guided reading instruction. It is an alternative to other biographies on Houdini, such as Spellbinder, found in our curriculums that may not be accessible to struggling readers or students new to English. The kit includes a 10 page little book telling the life of Harry Houdini, a set of vocabulary word cards, a sequencing graphic organizer for summarizing, and an author’s purpose graphic organizer along with a poster on author’s purpose that can be used for other activities where teaching author’s purpose is relevant.
EverythingELL
Iron Age Lesson Bundle

Iron Age Lesson Bundle

Iron Age Lesson Plans for Year 3/4 These plans belong to our popular Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack recommended by TES. - Includes full lesson plans and pupil resources/worksheets. Topics include Iron Age hill forts and Iron Age art. 1 . Introduction: What does Prehistory Mean? This lesson puts the Iron Age in context by introducing the period of British history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Pupils will make a timeline to set this period into the wider context of British History and they will discover how we break up this period into distinct Ages. 2. No Place Like Home: What was life like at an Iron Age hill fort? Pupil will discover what life was like in an Iron Age hillfort in Britain. This lesson encourages pupils to engage imaginatively with this historical setting and reflect on how life in this period might have been different to life today, making a storyboard to record their ideas. As an extension activity pupils are challenged to find out about archaeological sites like Maiden Castle. 3. Picturing the Iron Age:What was Iron Age art like? Pupils will consider what kind of artefacts tell us about life in the Iron Age. They will investigate the designs found in Celtic art and use these ideas to make their own Celtic design.
KS2History
Bronze Age Lesson Bundle

Bronze Age Lesson Bundle

Bronze Age Lesson Plans for Year 3/Year 4. The plans are taken from our popular Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack recommended by TES. Includes full lesson plans and pupil resources/worksheets. 1. Introduction: What does Prehistory Mean? This lesson puts the Bronze Age in context by introducing the period of British history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Pupils will make a timeline to set this period into the wider context of British History and they will discover how we break up this period into distinct Ages. 2. Better than Stone: What was so good about bronze? This lesson looks at the implications of the discovery of bronze and the process of how it was made. Pupils will find out why bronze was so important and they will make a flowchart to record the process of how it was made. 3. Burying the Past: What do grave goods tell us about the Bronze Age? In this lesson pupils will study how artefacts found in bronze age burial sites can give us information about what life was like in this period. This lesson also introduces the idea that not all artefacts survive over time and invites pupils to research some important British archaeological sites. You may also like our other Stone Age planning resources: Stone Age Boy Literacy Planning How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age planning bundle of all 3 packs
KS2History
Christmas Carol Context X2 Lessons and Worksheets

Christmas Carol Context X2 Lessons and Worksheets

LO: Students will be able to show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written. Students learn about the Victorian period and Victorian London. They learn about the differences between being poor and rich in London at this time. They compare the differences.
aliceboyd1995
Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Reading Lit Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 9 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 9 assessments that include 40 multiple choice, 1 matching, and 5 sorting questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “Robin Hood” J. Walker McSpadden - “Paul Revere’s Ride” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - “O Captain! My Captain!” Walt Whitman - “A Little Princess” Frances Hodgson Burnett - “Trifles” Susan Glaspell - “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oscar Wilde • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Informational Text Playlists - Complete Grade 7 Bundle

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. Save 25% with this bundle! 11 content-rich multimedia lessons integrate original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standards.​ The Student Editions include: • Links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • Links to practice quizzes or activities • 10 assessments that include 41 multiple choice, 1 true/false, 1 sorting, and 6 matching questions • Definitions of key terms related to each of the standards • Examples of how students can apply the standards to their reading and deepen their understanding of what they are reading • Excerpts from several high-quality texts, including: - “The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln” by Wayne Whipple - “Female Warriors” by Carrie Chapman Catt - “The Military Argument” by Alice Stone Blackwell - “Remarks by the President at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches” by President Obama • Accompanying Teaching Notes files The Teaching Notes files include: • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional resources • Ideas to differentiate the activities for students who need extra support or to be challenged further • Answer guides with correct answers, answer choice rationales, word counts, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
RI.6.2 - Quiz A and Answer Guide

RI.6.2 - Quiz A and Answer Guide

Assess student understanding of standard RI.6.2 with this quiz. Students answer six questions that test their ability to determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details and to provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. This product includes: • 6 multiple choice questions • "Food Serving Sizes Getting a Reality Check" by the FDA • "The Past and Future of Television" by Wisewire • "Zoo Meals" by Wisewire • An accompanying answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
Wisewire
Survival stories- non-fiction

Survival stories- non-fiction

12 lessons based on real-life survival stories. Pupils will read a range of news stories - there are more options than are mentioned allowing teachers to use different stories/differentiate according to the article. I am moving away from death by powerpoint so there are no ppt needed for these lessons.
pinkfroggy1977
Locomotive Lesson Plans & Activities Package, Third Grade (CCSS)

Locomotive Lesson Plans & Activities Package, Third Grade (CCSS)

This set of lesson plans, resources, and activities is for use with “Locomotive” by Brian Floca. It can be used for whole group, small group, and independent instruction – which makes these resources a smart choice for literacy centers or Reader’s Workshop. Here's What You'll Get and Why: My goal was to make it easy to teach readers how to think about “Locomotive” using a variety of comprehension strategies. That's why I've included page by page lesson plans, guided practice worksheets, and text specific reader's notebook prompts for the following strategies: - Retelling and Summarizing - Making Predictions - Identifying the Author's Purpose - Visualizing - Asking Questions I also created an Extension Activity for early finishers. Next, I find that vocabulary instruction works best when it's done within the context of books that students are already reading. That's why I've included the following vocabulary resources: - Vocabulary Word List - Flash Cards (match words to pictures and match words to definitions) - Interactive Vocabulary Notebook Cards - Vocabulary Word Games Printable - Personal Vocabulary Word Bookmark I've also included a word study lesson plan and set of activities, because, much like vocabulary, I find that word study works best within context. As a result, I have identified word patterns within trade books and have developed lesson plans and resources based on the word study that can be done with specific books. The lesson plan and set of resources for “Locomotive” focuses on Onomatopoeia and includes the following: - Lesson Plan - Interactive Activity - Practice Page - Independent Word Work This set of resources also includes the following: - Running Record Assessment - Answer Keys - Common Core State Standard Alignment - BONUS: Surprise Sample Resource I hope that you will enjoy using my resources along with your copy or copies of “Locomotive” by Brian Floca. If you have any questions about the resources included in this set please email me at AmyMackenzie@BookPagez.com. It will be my pleasure to reply and help you in any way I can.
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