Analyzing Text Features using Smartboard Lessons, Activities, and Interactive Notebook Bundle. This Smart Notebook fileis aligned with the Common Core Standard RI.3.5 Reading Informational Text. The file comes complete with a Nonfiction text Polar Bears that is embedded into the smartboard file. There are 8 independent smartboard lessons with a student practice activity for each lesson. Also included is a PDF file for a class poster and notebook extension pages that can be used independently as students read other nonfiction text
Cause and Effect Smartboard lessonis a complete guided interactive instructional lesson that will introduce and give explicit instruction to meet the Cause and Effect Core Curriculum Standard. This file includes 21 slides of classroom resources to assist you in your classroom instruction from planning your goals and objects to essential questions. This Smart Notebook file includes classroom posters along with student activity pages and literacy center forms. This lesson will assist differentiated instruction and can be used as an initial introduction, reinforcement activity, or review.
Compound Sentences Smartboard lesson and activity- This smart Notebook file is a great introduction or review to compound sentences. This file can be used in second to third grade or higher. The file includes 13 slides and has a complete introduction to compound sentences. There are three activity pages to reinforce and practice compound sentences. I have included: the core content standards implemented, an object, essential questions, answer key to the activity, and a link to an online game that reinforces sentence structure.
Compound Words Smartboard Lesson: This smartboard lesson includes 8 slides with interactive activities, core content standards, and objective. Your students will be introduced to and be able to identify compound words by creating a What I Already Know Chart. They will use fill in sentences, complete a Matching Mitten Activity, and identify compound words in context by reading a passage and highlighting the compound words. I’ve included an optional extended activity for the bulletin board as well as an answer key with directions. Enjoy your complete lesson.
Get the Scoop on Contractions Smartboard Lesson/Activities You and your students will enjoy the ice cream theme while learning about contractions. This Smart Notebook file was created to use with grades 2-3 or can be used as a review for older students or literacy center as well. The students will be introduced to contractions and be able to identify, write, list, match contractions, and read a passage to identify the contractions. This lesson has an introduction and four interactive reinforcement activities. The lesson includes objectives and the Core Content Standards implemented in the lessons.
Reading about Main Idea and Supporting Details is a Smart Notebook file that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards that ranges from second to fourth grade.Within this smartboard lesson/activity file the students will be able to identify key skills in finding the meaning of the main idea with supporting details and why it is important to find the main idea with supporting details in both fiction and nonfiction passages. Through completing a graphic organizer and writing about their reading that allows students to determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details to summarize the text. This 19 page file includes a complete lesson with objective and essential questions, five passages, two texts with readability levels and graphic organizer.
Readers Workshop Unit 1: Building Good Reading Habits. This lesson plan bundle guides you through all three Bends I to III of Unit 1, Sessions 1 to 18. The lesson plans include all components of the Mini-lessons: Connection, Teaching point, Teaching, Active Engagement, link, Mid-Workshop Teaching, Conferring, and Share. The product includes a unit plan, monthly calendar, essential questions, enduring understanding, objectives, and Common Core State Standards.
In Unit 1.Building Good Reading Habits, the students will be introduced to building upon what they already know.This unit will help students to practice good reading habits for reading long and strong, habits for solving hard words, and habits for working with a partner This unit provides a framework and will prepare students for Reader’s Workshop by teaching behaviors and strategies they will need to read independently, as part as a class, and with a partner. They will learn to set goals and build stamina..
Readers Workshop Unit 2: Learning About the World Reading Nonfiction. This lesson plan bundle guides you through all three Bends I to III of Unit 2, Sessions 1 to 18. The lesson plans include all components of the Mini-lessons: Connection, Teaching point, Teaching, Active Engagement, link, Mid-Workshop Teaching, Conferring, and Share. The product includes a unit plan, monthly calendar, essential questions, enduring understanding, objectives, and Common Core State Standards. At the start of the unit students will be taught about text features and how to navigate through nonfiction text. They will be reminded to apply all that they have already learned about reading as well. Towards the middle of the unit, students will be encouraged to talk about, decode, and develop an understanding of new vocabulary that is domain specific. Towards the end of the unit, students will be encouraged to study both the words and text features to deepen their understanding. Post-it notes and conversations will help prepare the students to teach others about their topic of choice.
Reading Poetry Smartboard Lesson and Activity was created using Smart Notebook software.The lesson includes 20 slides to introduce reading poetry CCSS RL2.4, RL 2.10, & RL3.10. Your students will be able to read, Identify, and respond to poetry using Acrostic, Cinquain, Rhyming, and Alliteration forms while identifying rhyming words, beats, and patterns in poetry. The lesson includes a list of the CCSS addressed, objective, essential question, Introduction, lesson with examples, and extension activity sheets for Interactive Reading Notebooks and classroom Anchor Chart
RL 3.7, Aspects of Text Illustrations is a complete, rigorous bundled Lesson to help you teach the Common Core Reading Literature Standard 3.7 in third grade. This Smart Notebook file includes 15 slides. The lesson bundle includes: Common core standards and anchor standard implemented with objectives and essential questions, A complete introduction with relevant vocabulary builder and T-chart to help introduce the lesson. Two guided instructional activities with text illustrations and a close read. The extension lesson continues to a Let’s Write About It activity using the graphic organizer with interactive student reading journal pages. These pages continue to the writing standards and can be applied to all of your literature stories. Many of the slides can be printed as an anchor charts to display in the classroom or placed in student journals. Overall, through explicit instruction your students will gain the knowledge needed in this area of the Common Core Standards.