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    • Thumb image for Pourquoi Stories Written by a Fourth-grade ClassResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Pourquoi Stories Written by a Fourth-grade Class

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis
      Saskatchewan Schools and Schools Divisions presents this online exhibit of student work from Miss Klemmer s 4th grade class at B...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Characters in "Because of Winn-Dixie": Making Lists of Ten

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore characterization by creating lists of ten to summarize the features of a fiction...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      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'...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis
      Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures aro...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Dancing Minds and Shouting Smiles: Teaching Personification Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about personification by reading and discussing poems by Emily Dickinson, William ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      "Cinderella" Trilogy

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literature, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Theatre
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students compare and contrast three culturally distinct variations of the "Cinderella" folktale: "Rhodo...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Guided Comprehension: Knowing How Words Work Using Semantic Feature Analysis

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, one of a series from ReadWriteThink, introduces students to the comprehension strategy of knowing how words work. S...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Book Report Alternative: Writing Resumes for Characters in Historical Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students select a character from a work of historical fiction and then help the character c...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Once Upon a Link: A PowerPoint Adventure With Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Technology
      Students sometimes have trouble understanding the difference between the global issues of revision and the local ones of editing...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Author Lois Duncan

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on young adult mystery author Lois Duncan. A classroom activity is featured in which studen...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Free Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: Graphic organizers, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      The graphic organizers provided here are, for the most part, plain in appearance. Allow students to create their own look to the...
      Contributor: Deborah Lawson
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      Creating Comic Strips

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ARTSEDGE lesson looks at the way, as a society, we communicate information/ideas through various mediums (words, symbols, i...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Charlotte Is Wise, Patient, and Caring: Adjectives and Character Traits

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students define the purpose of adjectives and find examples in shared reading. Then students "bec...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Caldecott Medal-Winner Virginia Lee Burton

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the books of Caldecott Medal-winner Virginia Lee Burton and her use of personification. ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Behind the Scenes with Cinderella

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literature, Geography, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, begins by having students compare a version of the Cinderella folk tale from France with a ver...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Once Upon a Time Rethought: Writing Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together to craft a list of common fairy tale elements. They then explore and analy...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Guided Comprehension: Evaluating Using the Meeting of the Minds Technique

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, one of a series from ReadWriteThink, introduces students to the comprehension strategy of evaluating. Students lear...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Leading to Great Places in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine examples of leads in children's literature such as setting, action, character, r...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine the plot and narrative structure of a story through the use of comic strip ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Is Superman Really All That Super? Critically Exploring Superheroes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students generate a list of superheroes from various types of texts. They then explore individual...
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