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    • Thumb image for Using a Predictable Text to Teach High-Frequency WordsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Using a Predictable Text to Teach High-Frequency Words

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students develop fluency as they participate in a choral reading of predictable text. After...
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      Fact or Fiction: Learning About Worms Using <i>Diary of a Worm</i>

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Science, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Students often believe that fiction writers make everything up, seldom realizing how research worms its way into entertaining wr...
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      A Getting-Acquainted Activity Using <em>My Teacher’s Secret Life</em>

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      Students build classroom community as they get to know each other and their teacher better by sharing what they like to do outsi...
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      Sodbusters!

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students examine photographs of sod houses, build a model sod house, and picture themselves liv...
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      Young Writers Workshop

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      The printable story starters on this page from Chateau Meddybemps encourage creativity in children in preschool and primary grad...
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      Shapes Art

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Mathematics, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students participate in activities in which they focus on connectio...
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      Toy Shop Numbers

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 2
      Subjects: Mathematics, Number Sense, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students participate in activities in which they focus on the role ...
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      Eyewitness to History

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      Families connect us to our own history and to the history of the world around us. In this lesson from EDSITEment, students explo...
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      Weekend News! A Weekly Writing Activity

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      On Monday mornings, you’re likely to be asked, “What did you do this weekend?” In this lesson, students respond to this question...
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      Get Writing with "Weekend News!"

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write about their weekends, using skills they have learned in writing workshops. F...
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      Draw a Story: Stepping from Pictures to Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students draw a series of pictures that tell a simple story that includes character action, probl...
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      Watching a Garden Grow

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Science, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this activity from ReadWriteThink, children plan, plant, and observe a garden. They keep a garden journal with questions and ...
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      Using Children’s Natural Curiosity to Lead to Descriptive Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      Inspired by the book It Begins with an A, kindergarten students are invited to turn their curiosity and guesswork into a class b...
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      Collaborative Stories 1: Prewriting and Drafting

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students engage in prewriting activities that include writing the beginning of a story and b...
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      Pattern Writing: Combining Words Into Structured Ideas

      Grades: 1 to 3
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Professional Development, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      The YouthLearn Initiative at the EDC (Education Development Center) presents this selection of ideas and activities for teaching...
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      Poetry Using the 5Ws

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, offers a model for writing a non-rhyming poem using the 5Ws (who, what,...
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      Creating a Narrative

      Grades: 2 to 12
      Subjects: Electives, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from AskAsia, students examine and analyze a Chinese landscape painting as a narrative journey. Then students wr...
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      Tech-it and Take-it: Let's Make Books

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies
      This page, from Vicki Blackwell s Internet Guide for Educators, features links to Powerpoint files of procedures for making a ra...
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