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Dictionary Guide Words: How do they guide us?
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Students have difficulty locating words in a dictionary. This lesson will allow ...

Students have difficulty locating words in a dictionary. This lesson will allow students to learn how to use guide words in a dictionary to locate words.

A lesson plan for grade 4 English Language Arts and English Language Development

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Arts and Humanities
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Lesson Plan
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Anne Campbell Carol Troutman
Plain Polly: Adding Relevant Details
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This instructional technique creates a lasting visual image of how relevant details ...

This instructional technique creates a lasting visual image of how relevant details help develop a character and a focus. Students learn to add only details that are related to the main idea of a "Plain Polly" stick figure. These mascots serve as reminders to students to be selective with the details they use to support their main idea.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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DPI Writing Strategies
Historical Treasure Chest
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This project provides a model for engaging students in an investigation of ...

This project provides a model for engaging students in an investigation of authentic materials from the past. The students will be provided with four primary sources and questions to guide their investigation. A wealth of other primary resources can be accessed on the websites listed in the reference section.

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Arts and Humanities
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Stevens Institute of Technology
Reading, Writing, and Rings
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This twelve-lesson set of resources has a focus on nonfiction reading comprehension, ...

This twelve-lesson set of resources has a focus on nonfiction reading comprehension, descriptive writing through science notebooks, and inquiry-based science thinking. Lessons include student assessment and growth indicators, as well as a wealth of invaluable information to engage student interest and learning. Developed in partnership with the Cassini-Huygens Education and Public Outreach Program, the Bay Area Writing Project, Foundations in Reading Through Science & Technology (FIRST), the Caltech Pre-College Science Initiative (CAPSI), and classroom educators, "Reading, Writing, and Rings" blends the excitement of space exploration with reading and writing.

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Arts and Humanities
Reading Informational Text
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NASA
Read the Signs
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In this video segment from Between the Lions, Sloppy Pop's song Read ...

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Sloppy Pop's song Read the Signs spotlights the letters and words we see on signs every day, encouraging children to be aware of print in their environment. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
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Teachers' Domain
School-Home Links Reading Kit
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Offers 400 activities for strengthening children's reading and writing skills (one kit ...

Offers 400 activities for strengthening children's reading and writing skills (one kit for each grade level, kindergarten through 3rd grade). These kits, part of the Compact for Reading, not only help improve children's reading skills, but also provide guidance on creating and maintaining school-family partnerships.

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Arts and Humanities
Education
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Activity/Lab
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Internet Scout Project
U.S. Department of Education
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Internet Scout Project
Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865
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This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits ...

This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and its immediate aftermath. The images represent the original glass plate negatives made under the supervision of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner as well as the photographic prints in the Civil War photographs file in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room. These negatives and prints are sometimes referred to as the Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection to indicate the previous owners.

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U.S. History
Material Type:
Reading
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Library of Congress
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American Memory
Seven Directions: Making Connections Between Literature and American Indian History
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This middle school lesson uses picture books to integrate American Indian culture ...

This middle school lesson uses picture books to integrate American Indian culture and belief systems with language and visual arts.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
Visual Arts
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Edie McDowell
Read It Backwards
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One editing technique that writers can use to help them catch their ...

One editing technique that writers can use to help them catch their own spelling errors is "Read It Backwards." In this lesson, students will learn a procedure for identifying and correcting the spelling of misspelled words.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
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DPI Writing Strategies
Phonics Fun
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Kid Pix Deluxe software is needed for this lesson. Using this program, ...

Kid Pix Deluxe software is needed for this lesson. Using this program, students will decode and blend one syllable short vowel words and words ending with silent "e" to match pictures with words as well as spell names of pictures.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Jo Voigt
Writing an Author Page
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Children are encouraged to write an author page in the third person ...

Children are encouraged to write an author page in the third person to describe themselves and to copy their piece of writing in the book they have made and illustrated.

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Arts and Humanities
Elementary Education
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST)
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Scoilnet
Author:
Eithne Kennedy
The Very Hungry Teacher
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After reading "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", by Eric Carle students will use ...

After reading "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", by Eric Carle students will use the writing process to write their own version of a Very Hungry story. They will use a flow map for pre-writing. Students will write a rough draft that will be revised and edited with a partner and a teacher.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Kelly Zumwalt
The Bear Who Wouldn't Sleep
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Intermediate-level ESL students will apply facts from a content-based reading passage to ...

Intermediate-level ESL students will apply facts from a content-based reading passage to create a short story about a bear who doesn't hibernate with his family.

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Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Donna Kauffman