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    • Thumb image for Characters in "Because of Winn-Dixie": Making Lists of TenResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Characters in "Because of Winn-Dixie": Making Lists of Ten

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore characterization by creating lists of ten to summarize the features of a fiction...
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      Inferring How and Why Characters Change

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      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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      Book Report Alternative: Writing Resumes for Characters in Historical Fiction

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Technology, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students sometimes have trouble understanding the difference between the global issues of revision and the local ones of editing...
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      Creating Comic Strips

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
      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: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students define the purpose of adjectives and find examples in shared reading. Then students "bec...
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      Behind the Scenes with Cinderella

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together to craft a list of common fairy tale elements. They then explore and analy...
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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...
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      Leading to Great Places in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine examples of leads in children's literature such as setting, action, character, r...
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      Is Superman Really All That Super? Critically Exploring Superheroes

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

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Amelia Earhart's solo flight across the Pacific in 1935. A classroom activity is feature...
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      Celebrate Kate DiCamillo's Birthday

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Kate DiCamillo, the award- winning author of "Because of Winn-Dixie," a 2001 Newbery Hon...
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      Profile Publisher

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Create a profile of a fictional character or of yourself using this online tool. In addition to general information about the su...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Planning Story Characters Using Interactive Trading Cards

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use character trading cards to support their literacy development in planning for writin...
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      Junie B. Jones

      Grades: TK/K to 3
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      KidsReads.com presents this synopsis of Barbara Park s Junie B. Jones series as part of its A-Z index of series book titles. I...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, United States History
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the long-running PBS show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." A classroom activity is feature...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mickey Mouse Appears in His First Animated Feature

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the stories of Walt Disney and "Steamboat Willy," the first movie to feature Mickey Mous...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Females in the Spotlight: Strong Characters in Picture Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice critical thinking skills as they identify character traits displayed by the str...
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      Ezra Jack Keats

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on children's author/illustrator, Ezra Jack Keats. A classroom activity is featured in whic...
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