Exploring Your Issue

Exploring Your Issue

Each issue of Action comes with a wealth of resources, including leveled articles, videos, printable activities and more. Jump down to learn more about lesson plansskill building activitiesthe family letterpresentation view, and videos.

Lesson plans, featured in your Teacher's Guide, come with every issue to help kickstart your plans. These lessons are thoughtfully crafted with close reading and critical thinking questions, differentiation ideas, and more. To learn more about our lesson plans, click here.

Skill building activities and quizzes come with every major article. You’ll find engaging activities meant to reinforce key skills, vocabulary, guided writing, and comprehension quizzes. They’re available as a printable PDF and in a digital format your students can type into. Learn more about the digital activities here.

The Family Letter, available in both English and Spanish, supports home-to-school connection with activities and conversation starters families can do at home to build on what they’re learning in Action this month. Learn more about the Family Letter and how you can use them by going to our Family Letter page.

Presentation View offers a view of the magazine that looks exactly like the print version with added tools for digital annotation. This view is perfect for projecting on your screen in the classroom, while students follow along with their issues.

Videos are created for major articles to provide learning extensions and an engaging opportunity for rich disussion. You can also find them in the Teaching Resources section for each article, and in the Video archive page. Learn more about these resources and how to share them with your students here.

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