Common Core State Standards

Comprehension and Collaboration

21 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Team Building Games – Upper Grades

    A set of 10 team building games to encourage communication and cooperation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Picture Puzzles

    A set of 10 picture puzzles to use as a team building activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: K - 6
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    Group Work Role Cards

    A set of posters explaining the different roles for group work.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: 2 - 6
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    Halloween Display – Wrapped Up in a Good Book

    A Halloween-themed classroom display for students to showcase the books they are reading.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: PK - 6
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    Reaction Charades

    A fun game for students to explore positive and negative ways of reacting to situations.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Interview a Classmate

    A fun getting-to-know-you activity for back to school.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 6
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    Behavior Charades

    A fun game to play at the beginning of the year to explore appropriate and inappropriate behaviors.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Getting to Know You T-Shirt

    A getting to know you activity to do at the beginning of a new school year.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 6
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    Talking About Books - Prompts

    Prompts for students to use when orally discussing books.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Student-Led Discussion Strategies Poster Pack

    A set of 8 posters detailing student-led discussion strategies for your classroom.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 1 - 7
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    Find Four Icebreaker Activity

    A fun icebreaker activity to use at the beginning of a new school year.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 5
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    One Word Story Active Game

    A whole class active game that encourages creative thinking and teamwork.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 6
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    Question Starter Display

    A classroom display to encourage questioning in the classroom.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Rio de Janeiro - Comprehension Task

    A comprehension task that encourages students to apply a range of comprehension skills when finding out interesting fun facts about Rio.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Groups teamwork acrostic poster

    A groups acrostic poster outlining the expectations of group teamwork.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: K - 7
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    Thinking Hats for Effective Group Work

    Thinking Hats based on Dr. Edward de Bono's teachings.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: K - 7
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    Experimenting with Poetry Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6

    This English unit addresses the common elements of poetry and explores how these may be applied to shape poems, limericks, odes and simple ballads.

    Teach Starter Publishing 184 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    The Poet's Lament

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explore their preconceived ideas and attitudes towards poetry.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Poetry Defined

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will develop an understanding of what constitutes poetry.

    Teach Starter Publishing 75 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins
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    Writing an Opinion Piece Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6

    This English unit addresses the genre of opinion writing; specifically, how to write an effective opinion piece.

    Teach Starter Publishing 380 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Teach Starter Publishing 18 pages Grades: 5 - 6 60 mins