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    • Thumb image for Inferring How and Why Characters ChangeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Inferring How and Why Characters Change

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, a think-aloud procedure is used to model how to infer character traits and recognize a character'...
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      The Story of Jack and the Bank Stalk

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from EconEdLink, the story of "Jack and the Bean Stalk" is used as vehicle for the understanding of money. Fairy...
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      Guided Comprehension: Self-Questioning Using Question-Answer Relationships

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson--one of a series from R...
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      No Teachers Allowed: Student-Led Book Clubs Using QAR

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson introduces the Question-Answer Relationships (QAR) strategy through a read-aloud, sorting questions a...
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      Teaching Science Through Picture Books: A Rainforest Lesson

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Writing Strategies, Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, a study of the tropical rainforest is introduced through the picture book "Welcome to the Gr...
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      Developing Students' Critical Thinking Skills Through Whole-Class Dialogue

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, World History
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to a book read aloud by the teacher or read it silently by themselves. Afte...
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      Critical Perspectives: Reading and Writing About Slavery

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students critically explore the moral issues of slavery and the perspectives held by slaves ...
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      Reading and Writing About Pollution to Understand Cause and Effect

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Writing Strategies, Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students access prior knowledge about water pollution before exploring the topic further using re...
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      What Makes a Hero?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literature, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this unit of eight lessons, from EDSITEment, students explore heroes and the traits that make them heroic. Students begin by ...
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      Kate DiCamillo

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This resource features the work of children s author Kate DiCamillo, who has written books including Because of Winn-Dixie, T...
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      Using Historical Fiction to Learn About the Civil War

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Students in grades 4 and 5 discuss inferential comprehension and visualization as they use a think-aloud questioning strategy to...
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      Instructional Reading Strategy: Anticipation Guides

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Professional Development
      This Web page, from Indiana University, contains directions for using anticipation guides in the classroom. A sample guide is in...
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      Question-Answer Relationships

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Professional Development
      This Web site, from ReadingQuest.org, features information about the QAR reading strategy. Question-Answer Relationships are a...
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      Demonstrating Comprehension Through Journal Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students demonstrate comprehension by responding to open-ended questions based on the 1939 ...
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      Applying Question-Answer Relationships to Pictures

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are asked four different types of questions about the pictures found in a wordless pictu...
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      Building Stronger Connections to Texts with Electronic Experiences

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Professional Development
      This Web page, from the Literacy, Information, and Technology in Education Web site, contains information presented by Julie Coi...
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      Banned Books Week

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on "Banned Books Week" and the issue of censorship. A classroom activity is featured in whi...
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      Native Americans Today

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      Through this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, teachers use children's nonfiction books and the Internet to help their students devel...
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