# All Lessons

### Use a Table of Contents to Locate Information

This Common Core reading comprehension lesson explains and uses a typical table of contents. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will identify the meaning and appropriate use of a table of contents and how to extract the correct information from it. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Answer Questions about a Story

This Common Core reading comprehension lesson practices answering specific questions about text. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. This lesson contains who, when, and where questions. In Skill Development/Guided Practice, students are asked to tell which sentence they found the answer in. This prepares students to cite textual evidence. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Determine the Central Message of a Story

This Common Core reading comprehension lesson focuses on retelling stories and details that express the central message or lesson. The lesson is intended to be taught as a read-aloud, with Independent Practice and Periodic Reviews to be teacher guided. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Describe Characters

This Common Core reading lesson requires students to describe characters in a story. Reading passages can be read aloud, or chorally for students that might need extra help reading. Teacher should guide students in analyzing each sentence to find textual evidence (key details) that supports the character’s description. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Identify Shapes by Their Attributes

This Common Core geometry lesson covers identifying two-dimensional shapes by their attributes. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will describe the attributes of a shape that are always true and sometimes true, and then match various shapes to the correct bin. Shapes identified are triangles, rectangles, squares, circles, pentagons, and hexagons. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Measure the Length of Objects

This Common Core measurement and data lesson covers measuring the length of objects. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will line up images of paper clips or colored blocks next to images of objects. The objects are so many paper clips or so many colored blocks long. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Tell & Write Time

This Common Core measurement and data lesson covers how to tell and write time. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will read the hour hand and the minute hand. Then they will tell the time, using both analog and digital clock images. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Count and Write Numbers to 120

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to count and write numbers to 120. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will read the numbers in a number chart and write in missing numbers. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Count and Write Numbers to 50

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to count and write numbers to 50. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will read the numbers in a number chart and write in missing numbers. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Count Objects 100-120

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to count objects from 100 to 120. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will read sentences that describe a specific number of objects in a group. Then, they will count on from that total to add a certain number more. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Count Objects 20-100

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to count objects from 20 to 100. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will read sentences that describe a specific number of objects in a group. Then, they will count on from that total to add a certain number more. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Identify the Place & Value of Digits in a Number

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to identify the place and value of digits in a number. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students are asked to identify a certain digit in a two-digit number, identify the place of that digit, and then circle the name of that place, and write the value of the digit in numerals. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Rewrite Numbers

1.NBT.2 Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:

1.NBT.2.A1.NBT.2.A 10 can be thought of as a bundle of ten ones — called a "ten."

1.NBT.2.B1.NBT.2.B The numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.

1.NBT.2.C1.NBT.2.C The numbers 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine tens (and 0 ones).

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to rewrite numbers. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students are asked to read the number, represent it in dots if needed, and group the dots into groups of ten. Then, they rewrite the number and interpret it in words. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Compare Two-Digit Numbers Using Symbols

This Common Core number and operations in base ten lesson covers how to compare two-digit numbers using symbols. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students are asked to compare each digit of a pair of two-digit numbers, starting at the highest place value. Then, they identify which number is less than, greater than, or equal to, and write the correct symbol. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Solve Subtraction Word Problems

This Common Core operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to solve subtraction word problems. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students read the problem, write an equation for it, use a drawing strategy, and then solve for the missing number, which could be the difference or the subtrahend or minuend. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Use Fact Families

1.OA.3 Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract. Examples: If 8 + 3 = 11 is known, then 3 + 8 = 11 is also known. (Commutative property of addition.) To add 2 + 6 + 4, the second two numbers can be added to make a ten, so 2 + 6 + 4 = 2 + 10 = 12. (Associative property of addition.)

1.OA.41.OA.4 Understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem. For example, subtract 10 - 8 by finding the number that makes 10 when added to 8.

This Common Core operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers using fact families. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students read the problem, and then write addition or subtraction facts in the same fact family. They finish by reading the fact family aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Add Numbers by Counting On

This Common Core operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers adding numbers by counting on. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students read the addition problem, and then add the numbers by counting on. A number chart is provided to keep them on track. Word problems are also used. They finish by reading the fact family aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Memorize Subtraction Facts

This Common Core operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to memorize subtraction facts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will practice the subtraction facts of numbers 2 through 10 by a combination of reading aloud and writing each fact many times in horizontal and vertical formats. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Form and Use Irregular Plural Nouns

This Common Core grammar lesson covers the use of irregular plural nouns. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will learn how to form irregular plurals using patterns, such as –an to –en, -y to –ies, -f to –ves, and no change. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Produce Simple Sentences

L.2.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

L.2.1.FL.2.1.F Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).

This Common Core grammar lesson covers the production of simple sentences. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will learn how to identify the subject and verb as well as phrases that tell where and how. They will create and write new sentences that match pictures and words from a word bank. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.