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    • Thumb image for Using Picture Books to Teach Plot Development and Conflict ResolutionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Using Picture Books to Teach Plot Development and Conflict Resolution

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine the craft of developing a story's plot and resolution of a story's conflic...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Peer Edit with Perfection: Teaching Effective Peer-Editing Strategies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use a three-step peer-editing process that consists of compliments, suggestions, and cor...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      What's In a Mystery? Exploring and Identifying Mystery Elements

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink lesson teaches students about plot structure, character, and setting. Students identify the characteristics ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      "Cinderella" Trilogy

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: Theatre, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Literature
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students compare and contrast three culturally distinct variations of the "Cinderella" folktale: "Rhodo...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Creating a Classroom Newspaper

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write authentic newspaper stories. Various aspects of newspapers are covered, incl...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the nature and structure of expository texts focusing on cause and effect. After...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Education Place: Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from Houghton Mifflin s Education Place, features a collection of reproducible graphic organizers. Teachers can choos...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Using Picture Books to Teach Setting Development in Writing Workshop

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine the craft of developing the setting of a story through focused experiences...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Words with Multiple Meanings

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading strategies
      Vocabulary site from TV411 that provides support for understanding and using words with multiple meanings. Interactive slideshow...
      Contributor: Stephen Politzer
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      Biography Writing with Patricia and Fredrick McKissack

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This Scholastic Writing with Writers project focuses on biographical writing. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, winners of the ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Using Word Storms to Explore Vocabulary and Encourage Critical Thinking

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the concept of working dogs and how they help society. Students read a...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      My World of Words: Building Vocabulary Lists

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses students' areas of interest both in and out of school to generate personalized vocabulary...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Engaging Students in a Collaborative Exploration of the Gettysburg Address

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, groups of students investigate the historical significance of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Addres...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Where I Come From

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, English-Language Arts, World History, History-Social Science and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students take research into their heritage a step beyond the construction of a family tree, tra...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Writing and Assessing an Autobiographical Incident

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build upon their knowledge of biographies to write their own autobiographical incid...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Biographies: Creating Timelines of a Life

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink supports students' exploration of sources to create a timeline about the life of a person. The e...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Fishing for Readers: Identifying and Writing Effective Opening "Hooks"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students read introductory passages from several fiction texts and rate them for effectiveness. T...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Question and Answer Books--From Genre Study to Report Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students look at question and answer books as a genre study. Through read-alouds and independent ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Animal Rights Activist Joy Adamson

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Science, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on animal rights activist Joy Adamson and her wildlife conservation work in Africa. A class...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Nature Reflections: Interactive Language Practice for English-Language Learners

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students whose first language is not English reflect on nature through readings, a visit to a gre...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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