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Explain the Influence of the Setting on Plot Development in Literary Text/Fiction (English 7 Reading)
You will learn how the setting in a story can influence the development of the plot.
Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)
You will learn how to analyze different points of view, including first person, third-person omniscient, and third-person limited.
Understanding Drama (English 7 Reading)
You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.
Understanding Poetry (English 7 Reading)
You will learn the importance of graphical elements (e.g., capital letters, line length, word position) in the meaning of a poem.
Imagery and Figurative Language (English 7 Reading)
You will be able to identify figurative language and understand how it creates imagery, appeals to the senses, and suggests mood.
Make Connections Between and Across Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)
You will learn how to make connections between and across texts, including other media (e.g., film, play), and provide textual evidence.
Target 2% Lessons to Support Vocabulary for Grades K through 5
Vocabulary knowledge is an essential component of comprehension, language proficiency, and reading growth for all students.These vocabulary activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.
Target 2% Lessons to Support Phonics for Grades K through 5
Phonics is the relationship between the letters (graphemes) of written language and the sounds (phonemes) of spoken language. These phonics activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.
Target 2% Lessons to Support Fluency for Grades K through 5
Fluency is the ability to read text effortlessly, allowing the reader to concentrate on meaning. Fluency includes reading accurately, quickly, and with prosody (appropriate phrasing, expression, and attention to punctuation).
Target 2% Lessons to Support Comprehension for Grades K through 5
These comprehension activities are designed to enhance the instruction of all teachers of reading and to meet the learning needs of all students, as indicated by data.
Colombian Folktale: Pastorcita
This video features the Colombian story Pastorcita in both English and Spanish. Pastorcita has many elements that are similar to “Little Bo Peep.
Intervention | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z
Response to Intervention (RTI) is a 3-tier framework schools can adopt to identify and help struggling learners—before they fail.
Activities | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z
Need some ideas for reading-based activities you can do with children? This section offers suggestions to help parents, teachers, preschool teachers, and childcare providers fill kids' days with fun and stimulating reading and writing activities.
Comic Cam: Expressive Reading
Jennifer Barber introduces the different characters she created for her stories when she was seven years old. She reads one of her stories using different voices to differentiate between the three characters.
Kid Math's Coming to Dinner | WordGirl
Becky brings home her newest friend Rex, AKA Kid Math. They discuss having a secret identity while Becky's dad cooks.
Tips from the Playground: OE
Reggie explains the different sounds made by the "oe" letter combination. He uses the sentence, "Your toes come before your shoes," to help students distinguish between the two sounds while reading.
Tips from the Playground: KN, GN, and BT
Reggie discusses the silent letters in the "kn," "gn," and "bt" combinations. He advises his viewers that "the ghost is always first," meaning that in all three combinations only the second letter is pronounced.
Tips from the Playground: ER/EST
Reggie explains the uses and abilities of the suffixes "er" and "est." This resource verbally and visually demonstrates to students how these two suffixes function.
Irregular Plural Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar
While plural nouns often indicate more than one of something with a simple "s" or "es," irregular plural nouns do not. They change the word entirely. Elf becomes elves, tooth becomes teeth!
Prefixes & Suffixes
This resource group teaches students about some of the most common prefixes and suffixes and about the effects they have on the tenses and meanings of verbs.