# All Lessons

### Main Idea & Key Details

This reading informational text lesson teaches students how to determine the main idea and key details of a text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are given examples where the main idea is located near the beginning of the text and near the end of the text. Students are also asked to look at other possible details and determine which would best fit the main idea of the text. This lesson provides students with a great foundation for writing informational text. This lesson includes a whiteboard insert that students can use to record their answers during the initial lesson or plan their own writing in the future.

### Comparison Text Structure

This reading informational text lesson teaches students how to analyze text that compares and contrasts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are given a text and a graphic organizer, and they must determine what characteristics fit in each section of the graphic organizer. Students are taught to look for clue words that suggest comparison text structure such as: like, also, both, unlike, whereas, etc. This lesson provides students with a great foundation for writing informational comparison text.

### Cause-and-Effect Structure of Text

This reading informational text lesson teaches students how to analyze text that has a cause and effect text structure. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students have to identify the cause and effect within a paragraph and then select from four options the option which best summarizes the main cause and effect of the passage.

### Theme of Literature

This reading literature lesson teaches students how to determine the theme of a piece of literature. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, a theme is defined as a message or lesson about life. Many universal themes are used such as Love conquers all, looks can be deceiving, and do unto others as you would like done to you.

### Describe Events in a Story

This reading literature lesson requires students to describe the events in a story using specific details from the text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students must answer specific questions about events in the story.

### Write a Narrative

This writing lesson requires students to plan and write a narrative. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are given a prompt and must plan a situation, setting, characters, events, and resolution. Students then take their notes and write a first draft of their narrative. Lesson also includes a checklist for students to reference and a printable graphic organizer for repeated use.

### Use Technology to Revise Writing

This writing lesson requires students to revise their writing by deleting content that does not fit the topic of the text and adding content where elaboration is needed. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students must select the best sentences to add and delete from multiple choices.

### Perimeter & Area Formulas

This measurement and data lesson requires students to solve problems by applying the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are taught the formulas for area and perimeter and then are given word problems and diagrams and asked to find the perimeter and/or area. Students are also required to read a word problem and determine whether they need to solve for area or perimeter based on the given information.

### Recognize Place and Value in a Multi-Digit Number

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to recognize the value of the digits in multi-digit numbers up to the hundred thousands. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students look at individual digits in multi-digit numbers and determine the value of the digits.

### Read & Write MultiDigit Numbers

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to correctly read and write numbers to the hundred thousands place. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read and write multi-digit numbers. This lesson is intended to extend students’ knowledge of numbers and place value.

### Write Multi-Digit Numbers Using Expanded Form

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to write multi-digit numbers in expanded form. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will rewrite numbers into the expanded form. Students will determine the real value of each digit and rewrite the number as the sum of the values of each digit. This is done to reinforce the actual value of each digit in the number.

### Round Multi-Digit Numbers

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to round multi-digit numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will round multi-digit numbers to a variety of place values. The focus of this lesson is to look at the relationship between the values of numbers. This lesson uses a variety of strategies including number lines to visualize the number being rounded to.

### Add Multi-Digit Numbers

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to add multi-digit numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will extend their knowledge of multi-digit addition by adding numbers up to the hundred thousands. Students will apply the standard addition algorithm with a focus on correctly lining up the numbers by place value and composing tens correctly. This lesson also contains real-world examples for students to practice with.

### Subtract Multi-Digit Numbers

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to subtract multi-digit numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will extend their knowledge of multi-digit subtraction by adding numbers up to the hundred thousands. Students will apply the standard addition algorithm with a focus on correctly lining up the numbers by place value and decomposing digits correctly. This lesson also contains real-world examples for students to practice with.

### Add Fractions with Like Denominators

This number and operations -- fractions lesson teaches students how to add fractions with like denominators. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will add fractions with like denominators. This lesson includes a variety of real-world examples. This lesson also covers reducing fractions.

### Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators

This number and operations -- fractions lesson teaches students how to subtract fractions with like denominators. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will subtract fractions with like denominators. This lesson includes a variety of real-world examples. This lesson also covers reducing fractions.

### Solve Word Problems Involving Multiplier Comparisons

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson teaches students how to solve word problems involving multiplier comparisons. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will translate plain English descriptions of multiplier comparisons (“three times as many...”) into a mathematical expression and solve the resulting problem. This lesson is an excellent introduction to deciphering multiplication word problems and includes several examples for students to complete.

### Solve Multistep Word Problems

This operations algebraic thinking lesson teaches students how to solve multistep word problems. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will translate plain English descriptions of complex word problems into numerical expressions and solve them. This lesson is an excellent introduction to deciphering a variety of word problems and includes several examples for students to complete.

### Determine All Factor Pairs of Numbers

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson teaches students how to determine all the factor pairs of a number. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will determine all of the factor pairs of a given number. This is in preparation for later mathematics where students will need to determine a variety of factors for fractions, factoring equations, and several other uses for this particular skill. It is an excellent introduction to factoring and provides several real-world examples for students to practice with.

### Multiply a Multi-Digit Number By a One Digit Number

This number sense lesson focuses on multiplying numbers with regrouping. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students multiply the bottom number with each digit of the top number, regrouping if needed (add the regrouped number, if needed). Then, they read the product aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.