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Preposition lesson

<b>Summary:</b><p>This lesson is based on prepositions and students will be able to identify and use prepositions to describe objects in relation to one …

English Prefix and Suffix Lesson

<b>Summary:</b><p>This lesson is based on prefix and suffixes. Students will identify base words and explain how prefixes and suffixes change words and their …

Prefixes and Suffixes

A prefix is a group of letters added before a word or base to alter its meaning and form a new word. In contrast, a suffix is a group of letters …

Vocabulary

Fractured Fairy-tale Narratives – 8 Weeks of Lessons for Yrs 1/2

Summary of Unit of Work: The following unit allows students to explore traditional and fractured fairy tales in order to see stories from a different …

Fairy Tales

Grade 6 Poetry lesson 2

<b>Summary:</b><p>This lesson continues on from Poetry lesson 1. Students were able to choose a type of poem to write about the topic Antarctica. This lesson …

Helping children with reading difficulties: some things we have learned so far

Altmetric: 58<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Perspective |<p>Open<p>Genevieve McArthur &<br>• Anne Castles<p><i>npj Science of Learning</i><b>volume 2</b>, Article number: 7 …

Using Wordle.net to Teach Children Predicting in Reading

<b>Summary:</b><p>In this lesson, children of all year levels can use an image created from Wordle.net to predict what an article/story is about. There is a …

Persuasive Writing Techniques

<b>Summary:</b><p>A small lesson on understanding the techniques of persuasion and how to get better at persuasive writing. Children act out persuasion …

Report Writing Lesson: Class Newspaper Teams Part 2 - Writing the articles

<b>Summary:</b><p>The second part of this lesson involves students being put into different newspaper teams to produce a class newspaper. There are 10 possible …

Choosing Words to Teach

The teacher's edition for a fourth-grade anthology suggests teaching the following words before inviting students to read an excerpt from <i>Charlotte's</i> …

Teaching

Systematic Vocabulary Instruction

<i>If you’re a new teacher like me, your knowledge of evidence-based practice is probably frustratingly limited. This post reflects my line of inquiry</i> …

Pedagogy

Teaching Metaphor and Imagery with Billy Collins' Litany

<b>Summary:</b><p>This lesson allows students to understand imagery and metaphor in relation to someone that they admire. Students use their own poetry to …

Procedural Writing with Digital Technology Unit: George’s Marvellous Medicine

Summary of Unit of Work: The following unit is based around the text ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ by Roald Dahl. The students will become more …

Medicine

Shape Lesson: Super Shape Shifter - Making Shapes

<b>Summary:</b><p>In this lesson, students learn shapes and put them together to make other shapes. Sounds really simple, yeah? Well it is. Just try the …

Grade 6 Poetry Lesson 1

<b>Summary:</b><p>This English lesson focuses on different types of poems and thier specific structure. . Students are exposed to shape poems, cinquains, …