# All Lessons

### 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.

### Divide Multi-Digit Numbers By a One-Digit Number

This number sense lesson focuses on solving division problems that have a remainder. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify the dividend and the divisor. Then, they solve for the division problem by following the basic steps of division (divide, multiply, subtract, and bring down) and writing in the remainder. Finally, students interpret the quotient and remainder. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Quotation Marks Around the Exact Words of a Speaker

This writing conventions lesson focuses on using quotation marks around the exact words of a speaker. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the sentence and identify the dialog tag. Then, they punctuate the sentence with quotation marks and read the sentence again, paying attention to the quotation marks. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Correctly Use Verbs that are Often Misused

This writing conventions lesson focuses on correctly using commonly misused verbs, such as lie/lay, sit/set, teach/learn, and rise/raise. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the sentences, noting the choice of verbs. Then, they underline who or what the verb is affecting, and thus identify the correct verb. Finally, they write a new sentence with the correct verb. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify the Compare and Contrast Pattern in Informational Text

This reading comprehension lesson focuses on identifying the compare-and-contrast pattern in the informational text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the text, looking for compare and contrast clue words to identify two things being compared and whether or not the text is a compare-and-contrast text pattern. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Determine Sequential Order Patterns

This reading comprehension lesson focuses on identifying sequential order patterns. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify sequential order clue words (first, second, then, next, last, soon, later, after, etc) while reading the text to determine if the passage has a sequential order pattern. In addition to the lesson, there are five pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### 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 use clues from the text they read, as well as prior knowledge to make predictions. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Distinguish Between Cause and Effect

This reading comprehension lesson focuses on distinguishing between cause and effect. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students use clues from the text they read, as well as prior knowledge to determine which event is the cause and which is the effect. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Follow Instructions in a Technical Manual

This reading comprehension lesson focuses on following instructions in a technical manual. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students answer questions using the steps and information from different technical manuals. In addition to the lesson, there are five pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Synonyms to Determine the Meaning of Words

This reading vocabulary lesson focuses on applying knowledge of synonyms to determine the meaning of words. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students use known synonyms to determine the meaning of the unknown synonym. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Antonyms to Determine the Meaning of Words

This reading vocabulary lesson focuses on applying knowledge of antonyms to determine the meaning of words. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students use known antonyms to determine the meaning of the unknown antonym. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Idioms to Determine the Meaning of Phrases

This reading vocabulary lesson focuses on applying knowledge of idioms to determine the meaning of phrases. 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.

### Use Prefixes to Analyze the Meaning of Words

This reading vocabulary lesson focuses on determining the meaning of prefixes. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students determine the meaning of words by using the meaning of their prefixes and context clues for understanding. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Suffixes to Analyze the Meaning of Words

This reading vocabulary lesson focuses on using suffixes to analyze the meaning of words. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students determine the meaning of words by using the meaning of their suffixes for understanding. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Write a Response to Literature

This writing applications lesson focuses on writing responses to literature. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are provided a prompt and reading passage. Students underline details in the passage that support the prompt then write a response that includes an intro, body, and conclusion. In addition to the lesson, there are three more of the same activity in Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Commas in Direct Quotations

This writing conventions lesson focuses on using commas in direct quotations. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read sentences with quotation marks and identify the speaker. Then, they punctuate the sentence by adding the comma in the correct place. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Analyze How an Author uses Reasons and Evidence for a Specific Audience

This writing strategies lesson focuses on selecting a focus on writing. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are five pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Select an Organizational Structure When Writing

This writing strategies lesson focuses on selecting an organizational structure when writing. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are given a topic and asked to determine if chronological, sequential, cause & effect, or compare & contrast organizational structure is best. Then, students justify their answers and give a short example. In addition to the lesson, there are five pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Multiply by Multiples of 10, 100, and 1000

This number and operations in base ten lesson teaches students how to multiply numbers by multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will multiply numbers by multiples of 10, 100, and 1,000 and multiples of 10 by multiples of 10 in preparation for more complex multi-digit multiplication in the future. This lesson focuses on the simplification of complex multiplication problems into simpler ones to facilitate relatively easy multiplication.

### Add Mixed Numbers With Like Denominators

This Common Core number and operations -- fractions lesson focuses on adding mixed numbers with like denominators. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will read the problem aloud, identify the whole numbers and fractions, and write them as an addition problem. Then, they will combine the sum of both problems to determine the answer. Finally, they will reduce the fraction or regroup, if needed. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.