Get ready to make learning about figurative language fun for grades 2-4 students with this engaging resource. Students will explore idioms and proverbs through different content areas to develop skills in writing, word meanings, and using context clues. With a focus on figures of speech, including idioms and proverbs, this valuable resource supports the development of college and career readiness skills.
Provided in this resource are 20 standards-based lessons divided into 5 units (1 unit for each of the following: science, social studies, mathematics, and additional themes such as animals or holidays) that include teacher and student resources. Before you know it, teaching figurative language will be as "comfortable as an old shoe." Moreover, students will "fall head over heels in love" with figurative language as they read and write.
Making and Writing Words: Grades K-1
Making and Writing Words: Grades 2-3
Writing Strategies for the Content Areas 2nd Edition Set
Help students write mathematics, social studies, and science content! This 3-book set provides standards-based strategies to help them write and comprehend content-area content.
Idioms and Other English Expressions Grades 4-6
Introduce idioms and effectively incorporate them into your language and writing instruction. The idioms and expressions included in this resource are provided within stories to provide contest to help all students, including English language learners.
Activities for English Language Learners Across the Curriculum
Help students improve their English skills with this must-have resource! Easy-to-use lessons are provided in each content area and include step-by-step instructions, as well as suggestions for modifying based on students' language proficiency levels.
Using Biographies in Your Classroom
The 5Es of Inquiry-Based Science
Create an active learning environment in grades K-12 using the 5E inquiry-based science model! Featuring a practical guide to implementing the 5E model of instruction, this resource clearly explains each "E" in the 5E model of inquiry-based science.
Using Interactive Whiteboards in the Classroom
Get the most out of the latest classroom technology with this engaging book. This resource covers the basics for interactive whiteboard users and explores the more advanced features to create truly dynamic lessons.
Science for English Language Learners
Effectively build students' language skills while developing their scientific understanding. Using the inquiry-based 5E model of instruction, this product offers valuable strategies for developing students' scientific content knowledge.
Integrating Technology into the Curriculum 2nd Edition
This updated, second edition resource provides teachers with classroom-tested ideas and resources to enhance instruction and help make the integration of technology into the classroom a seamless process.
Teaching Science Today 2nd Edition
Primary Source Fluency Activities: My Community Then and Now
Learn about local government, community jobs, and government leaders through primary source documents. Help students develop fluent and meaningful oral reading, and develop vocabulary and word decoding skills.
Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments
This resource defines social and emotional learning and digs into the real work of incorporating SEL in K-12 schools. It makes the connection between research and practical application through real-life examples and testimonials of SEL in the classroom.
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom, 2nd Edition
Turn your classrooms into primary source learning environments! With more than 100 digital primary sources, fun activities, and model lesson plans, this resource contains everything needed to successfully teach with primary sources.
Building Vocabulary with Greek and Latin Roots: A Professional Guide to Word Knowledge and Vocabulary Development
This teacher-friendly, 2nd edition resource provides the latest research on how to teach Greek and Latin roots. It includes strategies for improving comprehension, planning instructional routines, and building a word-rich learning environment.
Document-Based Assessment Activities, 2nd Edition
Today's students need opportunities to evaluate sources and use evidence to support their conclusions. This K-12 resource provides both instructional support for teachers as well as a myriad of differentiated learning opportunities for students.
Get the Picture: Visual Literacy in Content-Area Instruction
This resource equips teachers with innovative strategies to develop students' visual literacy skills, teach students to analyze visual texts, comprehend both explicit and implicit messages, and engage in meaningful discussion.