Reading: Seasons on the Prairie

Brought to you today by Annie Hammond, 5th grade teacher, this Common Core-aligned reading lesson will help students practice reading and comprehending a non-fiction passage, Seasons on the Prairie. For assessment, students will take a quiz. Students will focus on context clues, author’s tone and purpose, and learn about prairies. There is also an section…

Poetry: “Friends” by A.F. Brown

Thank you, Annie Hammond, for your lesson plan contributions! This poetry lesson features a poem and a quiz aligned to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). Continuing the immersive reading lesson theme for the visit to Grandma’s house, both grandma and grandchild prepare to depart. Grandma shares her favorite poem…

Reading: Author’s Purpose

Thank you, Annie Hammond, for your lesson plan contributions! This informational reading lesson features two graphic organizers aligned to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). Continuing the immersive lesson theme for the visit to Grandma’s house, both grandma and grandchild are sharing stories. Grandma broaches the topic of writing and…

Math, Writing, and AR

Standards: Math (Operations & Algebraic Thinking), Writing (Range of Writing)  Grade Level: Grade 3 Grade 3 Standards Covered: Math Multiply and divide within 100. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.C.7 Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 =…