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Common Core Math
Common Core ELA
Writing Fair Information
Pre K & K
Pre K & K Math
Pre K & K Misc.
1st Grade Math
1st Grade Misc.
2nd Grade Math
2nd Grade Misc.
3rd Grade Math
3rd Grade Misc.
3rd grade Senteo Questions
4th Grade Math
4th Grade Language
4th Grade Misc.
5th Grade Math
5th Grade Science
5th grade misc.
Other Reading Links & Resources
Course of Study
SF4 Unit 1 Vocabulary.docx
SF4 Unit 1 Webs.docx
Printable SF4 Unit1.zip
SF4 Unit 1 Concept Board.docx
SF4 Unit 1 TestStrategies.docx
SF4 Unit 1 TwinText.docx
Unit 1 Week 1 -
Because of Winn Dixie
Unit 1 Week 2 -
Lewis & Clark and Me
(Because of space limitations for uploads - Lewis and Clark Introduction is in 3 seperate files. It should be used as 1 continuous file)
Online Lewis and Clark Activities.doc
Unit 1 Week 3 -
Unit 1 Week 4 -
The Horned Toad Prince
Characteristics of a Tall Tale.notebook
Unit 1 Week 5 -
Letters Home from Yosemite
Unit 2 Week 1 -
What Jo Did
Unit 2 Week 2 -
Coyote School News
Unit 2 Week 3 -
Grace and the Time Machine
Unit 2 Week 4 -
Marvin of the Great North Woods
Unit 2 Week 5 -
So You Want to be President?
Unit 3 Week 1 -
Teacher's Guide for The Stranger
Chris VanAllsburg Official Site
Unit 3 Week 2 -
Mcraw-Hill Online Edition - Includes Ocean Slideshow
Unit 3 Week 3 -
How Night Came From the Sea
CIA World Factbook Brazil
Brazil Travel Information
Unit 3 Week 4 -
The Eye of the Storm
Official Storm Chaser Site
Unit 3 Week 5 -
The Great Kapok Tree
Kapok Cyber Guide
Lapbook and Unit Resources
Unit 4 Week 1 -
The Houdini Box
Unit 4 Week 2 -
Encantado: Pink Dolphin of the Amazon
Unit 4 Week 3 -
The King in the Kitchen
Unit 4 Week 4 -
Seeker of Knowledge
Unit 4 Week 5 -
Unit 5 Week 1 -
Sailing Home: A Story of a Childhood at Sea
Unit 5 Week 2 -
Lost City: The Discovery of the Machu Picchu
Unit 5 Week 3 -
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride
Unit 5 Week 4 -
Unit 5 Week 5 -
- Tons of great plans, activities, questions and more!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Unit Questions, Plans, and Activities
Because of Winn Dixie
- Unit Study
The Whipping Boy
- Unit Study
Make Your Own Shield
Hearldry For Kids
Hearldry 10 Link Course
Middle Ages - A Teacher's Site
Indian in the Cupboard
Indian in the Cupboard Vocabulary
Indian in the Cupboard
- Unit Study with Smartboard Vocabulary and Venn
The Watsons Go to Birmingham Links
- PBS show with clips, pictures, and more
Civil Rights Timeline
- Major Events from PBS
- The People History project with ads, politics, world events, and more
- Detailed sight for each year in the 1960s, some video/discussion might not be appropriate for students
Watsons Teaching Guide
- Information, links, and discussion from RandomHouse Publishing
Scholastic-created reading guide
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Watsons Research Project
- Online project features good links and pictures
Watsons Reading Activities
- Pre-, during-, and post-reading activities including links
Watsons Book Club
- Book Club lesson plans, writing prompts, and discussion for each chapter
Christopher Paul Curtis
- Information, links, and ideas from ReadWriteThink
Images to support terms (hair styles, car, etc.) with page numbers
Sentio test for notebook with ARMT questions
A Year Down Yonder
- teacher created guide and plans, heavy on philanthropy
YearDownYonder Discussion Guide.doc
Year Down Yonder Activities.doc
Other Links and Resources
- Links to many authors, many grade levels
ARMT Sentio Response Questions for multipule choice items from state specs:
The Sun and the Moon.notebook
1.) Demonstrate word recognition skills, including structural analysis.
2.) Demonstrate reading vocabulary knowledge, including recognition of a variety of synonyms and antonyms.
3.) Use a wide range of strategies, including distinguishing fiction from nonfiction and making inferences, to comprehend fourth-grade recreational reading materials in a variety of genres.
4.) Identify literary elements and devices, including characters, important details, and similes, in recreational reading materials and details in informational reading materials.
5.) Use a wide range of strategies and skills, including using sentence structure, locating information, and distinguishing fact from fiction, to comprehend fourth-grade informational and functional reading materials.
6.) Compare the genre characteristics of tall tales, fantasy, myths, and legends, including multicultural literature.
7.) Compare story elements and the experiences and feelings of literary characters to students' lives.
8.) Compose descriptive texts using an introductory paragraph, sensory details, vivid language, and a conclusion.
9.) Respond in writing to open-ended questions.
10.) Apply mechanics in writing, including capitalization of business and friendly letter parts and envelope addresses and use of punctuation, including apostrophe with contractions; underlining or italicizing of book titles; and commas to separate items in a series and in a physical address.
11.) Demonstrate knowledge of subject-verb agreement with simple subjects and correct usage of regular and irregular verb forms.
12.) Organize information on a specific topic obtained from grade-appropriate reference materials.
13.) Demonstrate eye contact, articulation, and appropriate voice intonation with descriptive presentations.
14.) Identify strategies of a skillful listener, including attending to the listening task and assigning meaning to the message
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