Big Idea:Students will really be writing to sources with this lesson. They will write about cause and effects in a multi-flow map and then write sentences to explain the cause and effect relationships in this story.
Big Idea:In first grade we teach children how to decode in order to read. Children also need to know the meaning of words in order to gain reading comprehension. This routine will help students learn and retain the meaning of new words.
Big Idea:In this lesson, students will take a more active role in their learning by discussing a read aloud with their partners. The teacher will become more of a facilitator in the lesson and allow the children to "wrangle" with the content.
Big Idea:This lesson has a fun activity to use the correct form of a verb to convey the right tense in a sentence. Proper use of verbs and verb endings to convey tense is a huge issue in first grade, and this lesson is designed to help students learn how to use ver
Big Idea:Kindergarteners love to identify shapes in their environment. In order to effectively do that, they must be able to recognize different shapes by their specific attributes. In this lesson kindergartners learn about the attributes of a cylinder.
Big Idea:This is the second lesson in a two day lesson. Students will continue writing to sources in this lesson. They will write about cause and effects in a multi-flow map and then write sentences to explain the cause and effect relationships in this story.