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Compare & Contrast Accounts - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Compare & Contrast Accounts - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RI.4.6 with this playlist. They will compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic. Students will describe differences in the focus and the information presented. Students also have the option to listen to instructional audio and complete practice quizzes or activities. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes two multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as firsthand and secondhand • Examples of how to identify firsthand and secondhand accounts and differentiate between them • An excerpt from “The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass” by Frederick Douglass • An excerpt from “The Story of My Life” by Helen Keller • "Douglass’s Escape from Slavery " by the Library of Congress • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities on certain parts of the standard, such as symbolism and allegory • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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Describe Text Structure - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Describe Text Structure - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 8 links to instructional videos, audio, or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as text structure and chronological • Examples of how to accurately identify and describe text structures • “Got Butterflies? Find Out Why” by the CDC • An excerpt from “Nelly Ratner Myers, Oral History” by the National Park Service (NPS) • An excerpt from "Book About Animals " by Rufus Merrill • "Going Bananas " by Wisewire • “Stranded” by Wisewire • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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Words and Phrases - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Words and Phrases - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as affix and domain-specific words • Examples of how to use context clues to determine meaning of general academic and domain-specific words • “Meet The Maya” by Wisewire • An excerpt from "Thirsty? Have a Comet! " by NASA • “Where Do Old Satellites Go when They Die?” by NASA • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
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Summarize the Text - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Summarize the Text - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RI.4.2 with this playlist. They learn how to determine the main idea in a text. Students summarize the text and use key details in their summary. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 2 links to instructional videos or texts • 3 links to practice quizzes or activities • Definitions of key terms, such as key detail and summary • 1 assessment that includes three multiple choice questions, one fill-in-the-blank question, and one true or false question • “Douglass’s Escape from Slavery” by the Library of Congress • “Frightfully Good: The Science of Being Scared” by Wisewire • “How Much Is Your Money Worth?” by Wisewire • “Pounds for Pennies” by Wisewire • “Who Was Alan Shepard?” by NASA • “A Legend on the Ice” by Wisewire • “A Modern Day Tale of Gift of the Magi” by Wisewire • “Diagnosis” by Wisewire • An excerpt from “The Cat, the Cock, and the Young Mouse” by Aesop • “The First Voyage of Sinbad” by Logan Marshall • “The Little Hero of Haarlem” by Sara Cone Bryant • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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Main Idea and Key Details - Fourth Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Main Idea and Key Details - Fourth Grade - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 3 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes three multiple choice questions and two fill-in-the-blank questions • Definitions of key terms, such as topic sentence and key detail • Examples of how to find a topic sentence in a passage • “Feelin’ Frazzled” by the CDC • “Seahorses” by Wisewire • An excerpt from “Ten Common Trees” by Susan Stokes • “The First Immigrant Landed on Ellis Island” by the Library of Congress • “What is Origami?” by Wisewire • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
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Informational Texts - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Informational Texts - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 4 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions • Definitions of key terms, such as summary and main idea • Examples of how to write an effective summary after identifying the main idea and key details of an informational text • “Feelin’ Frazzled” by the CDC • “Seahorses” by Wisewire • “What is Origami?” by Wisewire • “The First Immigrant Landed on Ellis Island” by the Library of Congress • An excerpt from “Discoverers and Explorers” by Edward R. Shaw • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (depth of knowledge) levels
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Compare and Contrast Two Texts - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Compare and Contrast Two Texts - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Our playlists are “no prep” Common Core aligned lessons designed for small group work, homework, remediation, or extension around a single standard. This content-rich multimedia lesson integrates original instruction with web-based resources to guide students through the rigors of the aligned standard. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 3 links to instructional videos or texts • 1 link to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes two multiple choice questions and one sorting question • Definitions of key terms, such as compare and contrast • Excerpts from several texts that allow students to compare and contrast key details and important points presented in two texts on the same topic • An excerpt from “The Every-Day Life of Abraham Lincoln” by Francis Fisher Browne • “Cosmic Car Crash!” by NASA • “The First Transcontinental Telegraph System Was Completed” by the Library of Congress • An excerpt from “Samuel Finley Breese Morse” by Hattie E. Macomber • An excerpt from “The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln” by Wayne Whipple • An excerpt from “Thirsty? Have a Comet!” by NASA • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK levels
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Logical Connections in a Text - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Logical Connections in a Text - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RI.3.8 with this playlist. They will describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text… Students will take a closer look at how an author uses cause and effect and sequencing. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 1 link to instructional videos or texts • 4 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes one true or false question and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as text structure • An excerpt from “Robert Fulton” by Hattie E. Macomber • An excerpt from “American Leaders and Heroes” by Wilbur F. Gordy • An excerpt from “The Great Round World” by Julia Triott Bishop (editor) • “Why Is the Moon So Scarred with Craters?” by NASA • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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Information from Illustrations - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Information from Illustrations - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RI.3.7 with this playlist. They will use information gained from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text. Students will read and follow visual instructions. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 2 links to instructional videos or texts • 9 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes two matching questions and one fill-in-the-blank question • “What Causes the Seasons?” by NASA • An excerpt from “Handicraft for Girls” by Idabelle McGlauflin • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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Personal POV vs. Author POV - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Personal POV vs. Author POV - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Students explore standard RI.3.6 with this playlist. They will identify the author’s point of view. Students will distinguish their own point of view from an author’s point of view while reading text. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities. <strong>This product includes:</strong> • 2 links to instructional videos or texts • 2 links to practice quizzes or activities • 1 assessment that includes four multiple choice questions and one matching question • Definitions of key terms, such as point of view • An excerpt from “Samuel Finley Breese Morse” by Hattie E. Maccomber • An excerpt from “Oobleck” by Wisewire • An excerpt from “The Whistle” by Wisewire • An excerpt from “Votes for Women” by Mark Twain • “The First Transcontinental Telegraph System Was Completed” by the Library of Congress • An accompanying Teaching Notes file <strong>The Teaching Notes file includes:</strong> • Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard • Links to additional practice quizzes or activities • An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels
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Disney SPaG (English spelling, punctuation and grammar taught using Disney films)

Disney SPaG (English spelling, punctuation and grammar taught using Disney films)

A variety of engaging English lessons focusing on different aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar using Disney films. Language skills include speech marks, paragraphing, tense, spellings, adverbs, brackets, apostrophes for possession and omission, hyphens, dashes and verbs. Lessons include differentiation opportunities, a range of activities for different learning styles and resources which can have application for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
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Chocolate Week Year 2 TAF

Chocolate Week Year 2 TAF

Big Write Chocolate Week Unit. This is a fabulous unit of work written to inspire boys writing. There are opportunities for following instructions to make an angel delight for the hook lesson. Following that children are encouraged to ask questions using ‘What if…’ where they discover anything could be made of chocolate. This unit of work allows children to write independently for different purposes including a poem, and a description of a chocolate palace using inspiration from the Indian Prince - Prince Pondercherry from Charlie and Chocolate Factory. An unmissable unit of work with a weekly plan and supporting Powerpoints with visuals. Have a go for a delightful fun packed week that will enthuse all children to become writers. Suitable for year 2 and new English framework although it can be adapted for Year 1 and 3 also. The grammar skills they will learn are similes, hyperbole, expanded nouns, questions and statements. Enjoy and please leave a comment.
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