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    • Thumb image for History Comes Alive: Using Fluency and Comprehension Using Social StudiesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      History Comes Alive: Using Fluency and Comprehension Using Social Studies

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies and 3 additional..
      Let the power of imagination and inference serve as a “time machine” to bring Benjamin Franklin into the classroom! History and ...
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      Language and Runaway Slave Ads

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from The Virtual Jamestown Project, University of Virginia, students use literacy strategies in approaching Virg...
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      Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson explores various ways in which the teacher can foster students' vocabulary skills through direct inst...
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      Readers Theatre

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, Theatre, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students develop scripts, perform in groups, and practice using their voice to depict characters ...
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
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      Exploring How Section Headings Support Understanding of Expository Texts

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink provides a model, practice, and assessment in the sorting and categorizing of main concepts thro...
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      The Two Voices of the "ow" Spelling Pattern

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students investigate the many sounds a single vowel can represent. As part of a Directed Spelling...
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      Multipurpose Poetry: Introducing Science Concepts and Increasing Fluency

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Science, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, introduces the study of insects in science by using poetry. Students work in cooperative group...
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      Improving Oral Reading Fluency (and Comprehension) Through the Creation of Talking Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Professional Development
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses an experiment in which 9- and 10-year-old girls created ele...
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      Developing a Living Definition of Reading in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink invites students to interact with a variety of different texts as they uncover the meaning of re...
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      A Case for Reading -- Examining Challenged and Banned Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson introduces students to censorship and how challenges to books occur. Students are then invited to rea...
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      James Naismith

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Physical Education
      This calendar entry, from ReadWriteThink, focuses on Dr. James Naismith, athletic director of the YMCA in Springfield, MA, and i...
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      Judy Blume

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on author Judy Blume, who has received more than 90 awards for her books. A classroom activ...
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