# All Lessons

### Print Legibly

This writing strategies lesson focuses on printing legibly. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students practice letter spacing and printing neatly and legibly. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Print Sentences

This writing strategies lesson focuses on printing sentences. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students practice writing right to left, top to bottom, word spacing, and printing neatly and legibly. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use the Equal Sign

This algebra and functions lesson focuses on using the equal sign. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the problem and complete the math fact. Then, they determine whether the two numbers are equal or not equal using the appropriate symbols. Finally, students interpret the answer using the math fact. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of equal sign flash cards and eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Create Story Problems

This algebra and functions lesson focuses on creating story problems. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the number sentence and object. Then, they create a story problem that includes how many objects the person has, how many objects are added or subtracted, and what the last sentence tells us to do. Finally, students should read their story problems aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Compare Two Numbers (No Symbols)

This number sense lesson focuses on comparing two numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify two numbers on a number chart. Then, they identify which number is smaller and which number is bigger. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Count by Fives

This number sense lesson focuses on counting by fives. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students use a chart to help count by fives and fill in the missing numbers. Then, students read the missing number pattern three times. In addition to the lesson, there are 11 pages of Independent Practice and review flashcards with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Count By Twos

This number sense lesson focuses on counting by twos. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students use a chart to help count by twos and fill in the missing numbers. Then, students read the missing number pattern three times. In addition to the lesson, there are 14 pages of Independent Practice and review flashcards with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Draw Bar Graphs

This statistics, data analysis, and probability lesson focuses on drawing bar graphs. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students count the total number of items (fruit in a shopping cart, animals on a farm, etc.) and color in the appropriate amount of boxes in the columns of a bar graph. The students read the missing number pattern three times. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review flashcards with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Extend Patterns

This statistics, data analysis, and probability lesson focuses on extending patterns. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students point to each shape in a pattern and say the name of its shape, color and the number of shapes. Then, they select the next shape in the pattern. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review as well as shape flashcards.

### Record Data By Counting

This statistics, data analysis, and probability lesson focuses on recording data by counting. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the question and count the number of each of the different items. Then, enter the numbers as tally marks in the correct row on the tally chart. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Characters in a Story

This literary response and analysis lesson focuses on identifying characters. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the story and think about who talks or does something in order to identify character(s). In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Describe Plane Objects

This measurement and geometry lesson focuses on describing plane objects. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the name of the plane object aloud. Then, they count the number of sides and vertices and describe the plane object aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Solve Addition Word Problems

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to solve addition word problems. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the word problem, write an equation for it, use a drawing strategy, and then solve for the missing number, which could be the sum or an addend.

### Memorize Addition Facts

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to memorize addition facts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will practice the addition facts of numbers 2 through 10 by a combination of reading aloud and writing each fact many times in horizontal and vertical formats.

### Compare Parents and Their Offspring

This science lesson focuses on comparing parents and their offspring. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students examine parents and offspring, identifying any similarities and/or differences. In addition to the lesson, there is a page for Independent Practice and a chart for students to fill in their own comparisons (plants, animals, etc.).

### How to Teach an EDI Lesson

This is a brief overview of how to teach an EDI lesson for use with our EDI workshops.

### Produce Simple Sentences

This Language lesson requires students to identify and produce simple sentences on given topics. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments.

### Expand Simple Sentences

This Language lesson requires students to expand upon simple sentences. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments.

### Write an Explanatory Text

This writing lesson covers how to write explanatory text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students write sentences that describe each of several steps. Then, they use an editing checklist to identify and correct any errors. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of topics for review and extended thinking.

### Write an Informative Text

This writing lesson covers how to write informative text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students write several sentences on a given topic and ensure that they are all related and free of major errors. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of topics for review and extended thinking.