RI.1.8

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

 
14 Lesson(s)
   

Scientists Read for Information

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:

How do external parts help animals survive? Find out how an elephant's trunk helps it meet its needs, and how it learns these behaviors from its mom.

 
Favorites (11)
 
Resources (29)
 
Reflections (2)
elephant image 2
   

Pollution and Recycling

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Save our mother earth by educating our youth about recycling and pollution.

 
Favorites (6)
 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
recycling
   

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!

 
Favorites (9)
 
Resources (20)
blue tailed
   

Finding the Author's Purpose

6th Grade ELA » Unit: Brain Power! Non-Fiction Study of the Human Brain
6th Grade ELA » Unit: Brain Power! Non-Fiction Study of the Human Brain
Simone  Larson
Evanston, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is autism? How does it affect behavior? Find evidence of the author's tone or purpose for writing the article, as well as hints that show evidence of opinion.

 
Favorites (11)
 
Resources (12)
 
Reflections (1)
dustin hoffman in last chance harvey
   

What's for Dinner?

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Teach children about healthy life choices as they learn about the author's point.

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (22)
 
Reflections (1)
eating healthy
   

The Dark Side

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Come to the dark side... of your classroom! Can we see when there is no light?

 
Favorites (6)
 
Resources (25)
 
Reflections (2)
light rays
   

We Like to Move it Move it

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Send a powerful message to students and teach about the authors' point.

 
Favorites (2)
 
Resources (28)
 
Reflections (1)
kids exercising
   

The Farmers are Going Broke

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Learn about farming and how farmers get paid.

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
farmer
   

Work Out Together

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Teach students about healthy lifestyle choices and author's point. Now, this an opportunity for real world application!

 
Favorites (2)
 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
exercise 2
   

Help the Ozone

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

After building content knowledge engage the class in a writing activity on the ozone.

 
Resources (24)
 
Reflections (1)
ozone 2 hair spray
   
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If you want a really complex and rigorous lesson, this one's for you! It is actually very interesting too.

 
Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
cow power
   

Volunteer and Exercise

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By teaching students about volunteering and exercising teachers can not only create better readers and thinkers, but healthier students who give back to their community.

 
Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
exercise
   

Ozone Simplified

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Deepen students content knowledge and begin teaching them to learn from reading.

 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
ozone
   

Kids Aerobics?

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Author's Point
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Believe it or not there really are kids aerobic classes. Why? Teach students to be proactive in their healthy lifestyle.

 
Resources (20)
 
Reflections (1)
exercise 1
Common Core ELA
 
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