October 20th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Identifying the Characteristics of a Myth by ECSDM

Middle School Resource Identifying the Characteristics of a Myth by ECSDM For this lesson, students will view a variety of animated myths in order to create a web that identifies the characteristics of a myth. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.1.1, RL.1.9, RL.1.9.a and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands […]

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February 25th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Reading Online Informational Text by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Middle School Resource Reading Online Informational Text This is part of a unit addressing the skill of reading non-fiction and informational texts both in print and online. I have started with a focus on reading textbooks in social studies and science. Mid-way through the unit, I make a transition to “everyday, real world” reading. The […]

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February 24th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Prepare to read a text by reading the titles and subtitles by LearnZillion

Elementary School Resource Prepare to read a text by reading the titles and subtitles by LearnZillion In this lesson you will understand how to prepare to read a section of text by reading the titles and subtitles. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.3.5 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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November 13th, 2019

High School Resource: Types of Text

High School Resource Types of Text This web-based resource provides a factsheet, game, quiz, and worksheet to help students understand the different types of text including: descriptive, informative, instructional, and persuasive. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.6.7, RL.6.10, RL.6.11 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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November 11th, 2019

Elementary School Resource:  The Starfall Reading Program

Elementary School Resource The Starfall Reading Program This site hosts books and games that offer beginning readers the opportunity to explore and interact with words and the sounds that make up those words. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.PK.5, RF.PK.1.a, RF.PK.1.b and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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October 29th, 2019

Middle School Resource: What’s the Main Idea? by ReadWorks

Middle School Resource What’s the Main Idea? Students will explain the main idea of a poem. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.5.2, RL.5.10, RF.5.4 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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October 7th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Native American Storytelling

Elementary School Resource Native American Storytelling In this activity, the class will talk about when stories are told and why they are told. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.3.TCC.4.a, SS.3.TCC.4.a.1, SS.4.2 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 25th, 2019

High School Resource: Selected Short Stories by Books Should Be Free

High School Resource Selected Short Stories by Books Should Be Free This resource allows users to freely download F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Selected Short Stories as an audio book in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format. Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.5, SL.11-12.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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September 24th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems by ReadWorks

Middle School Resource Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems by ReadWorks In a series of lessons, this unit explores a variety of literary concepts related to poetry using the texts “Leaf by Leaf: Autumn Poems” and “A Light in the Attic.” Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10 and more! Be sure to check out […]

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September 23rd, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Print and Read Books

Elementary School Resource Print and Read Books This link provides a choice of easy to read printable books, including books about frogs, colors, plants, days of the week, counting, and so on. The books are patterned, predictable, and picture-dependent, with limited print. This Practice is appropriate for grade level(s) PreK – K. Related NY State […]

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