October 8th, 2021

High School Resource: Writing Whimsical Dialogues

High School Resource Writing Whimsical Dialogues In this activity, students will write dialogues in the subject areas and demonstrate knowledge in various subject areas in relation to a specific topic. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.2.1.B, CDOS.C.3a.TS.2.A, CDOS.C.3a.MI.6.A, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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October 6th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Writing Example Paragraphs by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Writing Example Paragraphs by ECSDM This lesson will teach students to write example paragraphs. The term “example paragraph” refers to a paragraph where the supporting sentences provide examples of the subject/idea described in the topic sentence. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.6.1.b, W.6.2, W.6.2.a, and more! Be sure to check out our […]

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October 4th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Celebration of Writing

Elementary School Resource Celebration of Writing In this activity, students will experience the roles of being a published author and illustrator. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.11, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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September 17th, 2021

High School Resource: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Books Should Be Free

High School Resource The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Books Should Be Free This resource allows users to freely download Fergus Hume’s The Mystery of a Hansom Cab as an audiobook in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format. Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.5, SL.11-12.2, and SL.11-12.5! Be sure to check out our Educational […]

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September 15th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Genre Lesson: What is a Mystery? by ReadWorks

Middle School Resource Genre Lesson: What is a Mystery? by ReadWorks In this lesson, students will identify the elements of a mystery. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.6.1, RL.6.3, and RL.6.5! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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June 25th, 2021

High School Resource: Word Skills Board Game for ESL by Lanternfish

High School Resource Word Skills Board Game for ESL by Lanternfish Words Skills is a fun game that is easy to play and can be used to review word skills such as indicating the beginning sound of a word, the ending sound of a word, the middle sound of a word, rhymes, synonyms, and antonyms. […]

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June 21st, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Drawing Conclusions by ECSDM

Elementary School Resource Drawing Conclusions by ECSDM In this lesson, students will view and discuss images as well as short paragraphs to demonstrate an understanding of the necessary steps needed to formulate and draw valid conclusions. Through repeated practice, students will define the skill of “Drawing Conclusions” as well as create their own short paragraph […]

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August 19th, 2013

The “Write” Stuff

This week’s Featured Content is all about writing. These great resources will help your students discover that  the pen – or the keyboard –  is mightier than the sword.

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