Lori Kennard's Classroom

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Lori Kennard's Classroom
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
Students will read "Dear Primo" in their reading book and then complete the compare/contrast chart for Charlie and Carlito.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$1.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
Students will be assessed on knowing if a noun is a person, place, or thing, distinguishing between common and proper nouns, fixing proper nouns that may be incorrectly spelled (without capitalization) and writing sentences using a common and proper
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
L.2.1a, L.2.2a
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11 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "Why is working together a good way to solve a problem?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, identify theme/lesson, describe characters, identify problem/solution, and identify
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3
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12 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "How can people help animals survive?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, identify author's purpose and author's point of view, identify main idea and details to summarize, define
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6
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7 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the weekly theme of "Landmarks" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, main idea and key details, multiple meaning words, text features, author's purpose, and review spelling patterns Long o spelled o, o_e,
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.10
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9 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This flow map can be used with the reading of Wonders text "Mr. Putter and Tabby See the Stars" giving the kids practice in sequencing events in the story.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.5
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7 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "Why is working together a good way to solve a problem?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, identify theme/lesson, describe characters, identify problem/solution, and identify
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3
$1.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "How does weather affect us?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre (expository text), identify the main topic of a section or the whole text, provide details that support the main
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.10
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6 ratings
3.9
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the weekly theme of "Communities" while encouraging the kids to analyze genre, summarize, identify author's purpose, describe character traits, sequence, understand vocabulary using context clues, compare and contrast,
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.6
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "Why do people immigrate to new places?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, describe a character's point of view, describe character traits, identify and explain meaning of similes,
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the weekly theme of "Communities" while encouraging the kids to analyze genre, summarize, identify author's purpose, describe character traits, sequence, understand vocabulary using context clues, compare and contrast,
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.6
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "How are offspring like their parents?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre (nonfiction), reread, identify and understand multiple meaning words, identify main idea and key details,
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.5, RI.2.10, RF.2.3
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the weekly theme of "Inventions" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, cause and effect, problem/solution, sequence, text features, metaphors, and review spelling patterns Long a spelled a_e, ai, ay, ea, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.5, RI.3.10
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the weekly theme of "Traditions" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, setting, sequence of events, character traits from beginning to the end of the story, vocabulary using context clues, problem/solution,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "Why do people immigrate to new places?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, describe a character's point of view, describe character traits, identify and explain meaning of similes,
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "What makes different animals unique?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre (folktale), identify the problem and steps to the solution, make text to self connections, identify author's
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.10
$1.00
6 ratings
3.8
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question "What do we know about Earth and its neighbors in space?" while encouraging the kids to analyze genre (expository text), summarize by identifying the main idea and details for a section and/or
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.9, RI.3.10
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the weekly theme of "Traditions" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, setting, sequence of events, character traits from the beginning to the end of the story, vocabulary with context clues,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "How do animals survive?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre, make/confirm/revise predictions, analyze plot, identify prefixes, identify problem/solution and review spelling patterns
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3a, RF.2.3d
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lori Kennard's Classroom
This activity correlates with the essential question, "How do animals survive?" while encouraging the kids to analyze the genre (realistic fiction), make/confirm/revise predictions, identify prefixes, identify plot, identify problem/solution and
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RF.2.3a, RF.2.3d
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.02 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught first grade for a year before looping and staying in 2nd grade for 6 years. I am now teaching 3rd grade and have used my past experiences to create common core curriculum based activities for children to respond to stories.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Love and Logic, Develop the Whole Child

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Purdue University's Future Outstanding Reading Teacher Award Recipient (2006)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Elementary Education with a Reading Endorsement from Purdue University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Momma of two 4-year old twins, Step-Momma to a 2nd grader, and wife to my college sweetheart.

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