# All Lessons

### Distinguish Fantasy Text from Realistic Text

This literary response and analysis lesson covers the distinction between fantasy and realistic text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will distinguish if the text is fantasy or realistic, based on whether an event can happen in real life or not. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Major Events in a Story

This literary response and analysis lesson requires students to identify important events. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Follow Two Step Directions

This listening and speaking lesson focuses on following two-step directions. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will listen to a pair of directions (such as Stand up. Put one hand on your head.), and then they will follow them. Sometimes, they will be asked to circle or mark items. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Guided Practice.

### Make Predictions

This reading comprehension lesson focuses on making predictions. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will listen to a story and look at a picture. Then, they will be asked to predict what happens next, based on either the picture or the text. In addition to the lesson, there are two pages of Guided Practice.

### Describe an Experience

This speaking applications lesson focuses on describing an experience. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the teacher models a common experience that happens in sequence like washing hands, while focusing on a picture and using sequence words like first, next, last. The students repeat the description as Guided Practice, holding up fingers for each step in the sequence. In addition to the lesson, there are 11 pages of Guided Practice.

### Write Words Legibly

This writing strategies lesson focuses on writing words legibly. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are guided to read a word, then trace it, then write the word legibly using lines as guides. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review.

### Write About an Experience

W.K.3 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

W.K.8W.K.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

This writing strategies lesson focuses on writing about an experience. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the teacher reads an experience, then asks students to write about a similar experience that happened to them. They can draw a picture of the experience to help them remember. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review.

### Capitalize the First Word of a Sentence

This writing conventions lesson focuses on capitalizing the first word of a sentence The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. This lesson practices using uppercase letters as a rule when writing the first word in a sentence. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Objects That Do Not Belong

This algebra and functions lesson focuses on identifying objects that do not belong. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the teacher names the objects in a group of pictures. Students cross out the object that is not like the others. Finally, they say which object does not belong. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Compare the Capacity of Objects

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on comparing the capacity of objects. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students look at two photos of objects. Then, they point to the object that holds more and circle it. Finally, they cross out the object that holds less. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Days of the Week

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on identifying the days of the week, using yesterday, today, and tomorrow with the days of the week. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the teacher reads a problem, such as "Pretend today is Monday. What day was yesterday?" The student then circles the correct day of the week. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Use Clocks to Tell Time

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on using clocks to tell time. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students look at a photo of two analog clocks and one digital clock. By looking at the short hand on the analog clocks they have to match it to the same time on the digital clock. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Name the Days of the Week

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on naming the days of the week. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students track with the teacher in reading the days in sequence. Then, they identify a day of the week that is missing, if any. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Identify the Time of Everyday Events

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on identifying the time of everyday events. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students look at a picture of an event and then think about when that event happens during the day. Finally, they find each time in the timeline and identify the correct time on a choice of digital clocks. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Describe Plane Objects

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on describing plane objects. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students look at a picture of a plane object. Then, they write the number of sides and the number of corners for each plane object. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Compare Plane and Solid Objects

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on comparing plane and solid objects. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students look at a picture of a plane object and compare it to a solid object that looks like the plane object. Then, they write the number of sides and the number of corners for each plane object. In addition to the lesson, there are five pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Which Set Has Less Than

This number sense lesson focuses on identifying which set has less than. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students count each set in a pair and write the numbers. Then, they identify which set has less than and explain why. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Which Set Has More Than

This number sense lesson focuses on identifying which set has more than. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students count each set in a pair and write the numbers. Then, they identify which set has more than and explain why. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Order Numbers

This number sense lesson focuses on ordering numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students read a set of three numbers and determine if they are in order. Then, they write the numbers in order and count them out loud to check the order. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.

### Add Numbers

This number sense lesson focuses on adding numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, the students read the addition problem, and then add the numbers counting from the first number. Finally, they write the answer and read the problem and answer out loud. In addition to the lesson, there are six pages of Independent Practice and review modeled on current adaptive testing items.