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Writing An Opinion Based on Facts From a Text

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Comprehension Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading Comprehension Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we learn how to start writing opinions by using facts from the story. We are laying the foundation for citing evidence from the story.

 
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tubman
   

Comparing and Contrasting With "Then and Now"

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Small Group Reading Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Small Group Reading Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will never complain about school when they find out what school was like long ago!

 
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olden
   

The Sun, Facts and Figures

1st Grade Science » Unit: Space: Patterns in the Sky
1st Grade Science » Unit: Space: Patterns in the Sky
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine! What do your students know about the sun? What questions do they have? Can we find the answers?

 
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Investigating Apples

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Learning from Nonfiction
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Learning from Nonfiction
Laura Quellhorst
Faison, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students take informational texts to the new level by using them for research.

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apples
   

That's what it's all about!

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading and Writing Informational Texts
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Reading and Writing Informational Texts
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

When you dance the Hokey Pokey it's all about moving, but your attention is in different parts. In the same way, children focus on details, and forget what it's all about.

 
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The Three Little Pigs

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Main Idea from Fiction
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Main Idea from Fiction
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Build upon prior knowledge and allow students to analyze different versions of The Three Little Pigs. You know it will be fun!

 
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three pigs
   

Nonfiction Text Features With "Dinosaur Detectives"

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Small Group Reading Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Small Group Reading Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do we know about dinosaurs when people didn't live during that time period?

 
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dinosaur
   

Animals Do Karate Too

1st Grade Science » Unit: Similarities in Animals
1st Grade Science » Unit: Similarities in Animals
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Inspire curiosity in students as they learn about some interesting animal behavior.

 
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Ida B. Wells

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Main Idea from an Informational Text
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Main Idea from an Informational Text
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Engage your class in a cross curricular lesson about the main idea while teaching about Ida B. Wells and African American History.

 
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ida b wells
   

The Moon: Facts and Figures

1st Grade Science » Unit: Space: Patterns in the Sky
1st Grade Science » Unit: Space: Patterns in the Sky
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

First graders sure have a lot of questions! What is the moon? How big is the moon? How far away is it? Can people go there? Today we answer student questions about the moon.

 
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Main Idea with Dogs

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Main Idea from an Informational Text
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Main Idea from an Informational Text
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

All dog loves come join in a lesson involving informational text about dogs, and teach your students about the main idea and supporting details.

 
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chicuaua
   

Climate Research- Independent

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Climate
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Climate
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Weather patterns around the world can be predicted based on long term observations of a particular climate.

 
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nsta interactive noaa climate zones
   

Wolves vs. Dogs

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences Between Informational Texts
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences Between Informational Texts
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Engage students in a interesting text comparing lesson using a variety of strategies.

 
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Water, Water, Everywhere

1st Grade ELA » Unit: How Do We Help The Earth?
1st Grade ELA » Unit: How Do We Help The Earth?
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today's lesson has a great science connection. Not only are we working on reading comprehension but students will also learn about the water cycle and understand why clean water is essential to living things.

 
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clean water
   

Making a Social Studies Connection With "A Class"

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Small Group Reading Lessons
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Small Group Reading Lessons
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You mean you can teach social studies while you're teaching reading?

 
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