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Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

 
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The Fossil Mind Map Unfolds

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

After students watch a short clip and read an article about fossils, students organize their new understanding by creating a mind map through an app.

 
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Learning About Subheadings and Bold Words

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Nonfiction Text Features
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Nonfiction Text Features
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Say good bye to all the pre-teaching and front-loading. Students will use several strategies to learn the meaning of new words they encounter in text.

 
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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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Martin Luther King Jr.

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:

Explore some African American history as students practice identifying the main idea and supporting details.

 
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How Can You Be An Earth Helper?

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:

Our students will be global citizens one day. What they learn today about taking care of the Earth will have an impact on their actions as an adult.

 
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What's So Important About the Amazon Rain Forest?

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 another great science connection. We are still working on reading comprehension strategies but students will also begin to understand why trees are so important to the environment and how they help get rid of green house gases.

 
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The Daffodil Project Part 2

4th Grade Science » Unit: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
4th Grade Science » Unit: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

In this integrated social studies, science and language arts lesson, students plant their daffodil bulbs after studying and learning about 9-11. Students use their research evidence to deduce how to plant the bulb properly.

 
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