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Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

 
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3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The end of the year is a time for wrapping up and reviewing. In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to share with other's what they think is important to know as a third grader.

 
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Reading a Technical Report

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

21st Century Learning includes the skill of reading reports for information and directions. This lesson gives students their first experience in reading technical reports.

 
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engineering flowchart
   

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
   

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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Simple Machines

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Are simple machines really simple? This lesson uses complex text to analyze a colorful text.

 
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tools
   

Let's learn together

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:

Three heads are better than one! Working together first graders can gain a lot of information from different books.

 
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From Seed to Plant

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use the illustrations and details in the text to describe how plants grow.

 
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pumpkin
   

Exploring Nonfiction with Pumpkins

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

Students explore timelines and diagrams through informational texts.

 
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pumkin plants
   

Scientists Read for Information #2

1st Grade Science » Unit: Wiggly Scientists and Wiggly Worms
1st Grade Science » Unit: Wiggly Scientists and Wiggly Worms
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What would you do if you have a tail like a lizard, a nose like a platypus, or feet like a chimpanzee? Find out about amazing animals with author Steve Jenkins!

 
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blue tailed
   

Please illustrate your point

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What better way of understanding the purpose of an illustration, than to illustrate your own work?

 
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illustrate your point image
   

Conducting Investigations

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you determine which came first, the chicken or the egg? How would a scientist go about investigating this question? There are many different methods. Here is one way to consider.

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chicken or egg
   

Solar Eclipse- Part 1

5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun and Earth Connection
5th Grade Science » Unit: The Sun and Earth Connection
Jennifer Mutch
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

By creating and using pinhole viewers, students will get an opportunity to observe a partial solar eclipse while it is happening.

 
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partial solar eclipse
   

Butterfly

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Learn about the life cycle of a butterfly.

 
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butterfly
   

Food Chain

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Illustrations in Non-fiction
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use the illustrations about the food web or food chain to describe key details.

 
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food
   

Identifying and Writing Facts About Clouds

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

We can learn about facts and clouds at the same time.

 
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clouds
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