Big Idea:Finding good sources can be tricky and students have little experience with identifying them. This lesson is fun introduction to learning the difference between the two and begin the task of sorting out which are primary and secondary.
Big Idea:In the search for text features, students can explore their new text books for ways the author shares information. Create your own graphic to help them remember specific text features and how the authors use them to give information.
Big Idea:Timelines are a great way to show history, but why not use it as a graphic organizer to keep our notes. In this lesson, students will create a working timeline where they can add key facts and ideas to it as we read.