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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the eight planets in our solar system. Use this collection of reading comprehension worksheets to check young astronomers' understanding of reading informational text....
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 4: Gathering Evidence and Speaking to Others: Natural Disasters in the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The three units in ELA Module 4 integrate science content with social studies. Fifth graders read literature and informational text about natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes and how natural disasters impact the lives of...
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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 4, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: The Science behind Natural Disasters

For Teachers 5th Standards
The eight lessons in Module 4, Unit 1, are designed to provide fifth graders with background information on the science behind natural disasters. Scholars read informational texts about hurricanes and earthquakes and synthesize this...
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Comparisons and Contrasts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paying attention to details is the heart of compare and contrast activities. The resources in this collection are designed to get learners thinking about how objects, ideas, characters, and/or situations are alike and how they are...
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Interactive HTML Tutorial

For Students 9th - 12th
Eight interactive lessons teach would-be web designers how to use HTML coding to modify existing web pages. The first lesson of an eight-part tutorial covers the basics of HTML. It teaches scholars about HTML code, tags, and document...
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Organizing the Sections of Our Constitution

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young writers use the Iroquois Constitution as a model to help them organize their own class constitution in the seventh lesson of this unit. Using this historic text helps students better understand the structure of this type of...
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Organize Ideas in Informational Writing Using Headings

For Students 4th Standards
Can your fourth graders use headings to organize their ideas? Help them format their research papers with paragraphs and headings to break up different ideas. The eighth video in a series about informational text takes them through the...
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Organizing a Store

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
When provided with multiple objects, how many ways can the class organize and display them based on predetermined factors? Assist class members with a handy activity—theoretically teaching them concepts to understand periodic table...
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Organize an Informational Text

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
An organized outline is at the heart of a well-developed essay. Using a strategy of constructing boxes and bullets, your young writers will learn how to take the main points of their essay, add appropriate supporting details, and then to...
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment, Part II: Organizing Notes for a Public Speech

For Teachers 5th Standards
It's all a matter of opinion! Pupils take Part II of the mid-unit assessment, in which they continue organizing their notes in preparation for writing an opinion speech. Using the resource, they add reasons, evidence, and a concluding...
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Find Answers to Research Questions by Skimming Texts

For Students 4th Standards
Fourth-grade writers get the skinny on how to skim texts to find answers in the third of nine videos designed to support research reading and writing. Using a unit on Native Americans as the context, writers complete the second section...
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Organize and Sequence Events in a Narrative

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
After reading "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin, middle schoolers respond to the text through a fictional narrative. An informative video starts out by reviewing the steps of the writing process. The narrator then walks the...
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Evernote

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Here is an app version of a powerful tool that allows you and your students to have one place where you can capture, organize, and share items in multiple media formats.  The different uses for this app are as varied as your ideas and...
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Planning Writing: Bullfrog Information Paragraph

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Lesson ten in this unit for the book Bullfrogs at Magnolia Circle, prepares third graders to begin writing an informational paragraph about the adaptations of bullfrogs. First, young writers work either independently or in pairs to...
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Organizing an Opinion, Reasons, and Evidence: Expert Group Text 3

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let's race to the finish line. Scholars read an informational text about a chosen athlete. While reading, they add evidence and reasons to a graphic organizer to support their opinions about how their athlete broke barriers. 
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Discussion Guide for Handmaid's Tale

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Great literature discussions are a consequence of carefully crafted questions, interpretative questions that permit more than one response, and responses supported by specific evidence from the text. The discussion questions in a guide...
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Collect and Organize Data - Practice 14.1

For Students 4th - 5th
In this data collection worksheet, learners read the word problem and study the tally chart about favorite sports. Students then use the information in the chart to answer the questions. Learners then use the list about students'...
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Organizing Properties

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Gain insight into how scientists group materials based on their properties, such as conductibility and malleability, with this informative and engaging video. First, molecules, atoms, substances, and elements are reviewed, then an...
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Plan Writing for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
If you have a few minutes to spare in your informational text lesson, use a video about planning your writing. Helpful graphics, such as a KWL chart, and narration show fourth graders how to use a table of contents to write their...
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Organize an Argumentative Essay Using a Persuasion Map

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Try out a persuasion map to help your pupils plan their argumentative essays. The video models how to analyze the writing assignment, find useful details in previous notes, and write two topic sentences. Class members can follow along...
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Text Structure: Features and Organization

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Teach learners how to interact with both fiction and non-fiction text with a packet of activities and worksheets. After looking over text structure and the difference in text features between different types of writing, readers analyze...
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Organizing an Opinion, Reasons, and Evidence: Text 1 for Each Expert Group

For Teachers 5th Standards
Working in small groups, scholars continue reading an informational text about either Roberto Clemente or Althea Gibson. As they read, pupils create graphic organizers in their journals to help map their ideas logically. 
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment, Part I: Short Constructed Response and Organizing Notes for a Public Speech

For Teachers 5th Standards
It's time to put pen to paper. Scholars complete the first part of the mid-unit 3 assessment, writing a short constructed response about international aid following a natural disaster. Next, pupils use informational texts and note...
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Summarize Chunks of Text

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Authors, particularly authors of articles and other informational texts, organize their ideas into sections or chunks. Often, pupils will rush through a text or scan over it without really taking any of it in. Readers can deepen their...

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