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    • Thumb image for Imagery in Poetry PowerPoint PresentationResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Imagery in Poetry PowerPoint Presentation

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This resource, from Mrs. Arthrell, English teacher at the Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers a Power...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Dickens for Dummies: Notes on "A Christmas Carol"

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This Web site, from Dickens Made Simple.com (formerly Dickens for Dummies ), is a study guide for Charles Dickens A Christmas...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Narrative Script Formatting

      Grades: 10 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      The main focus of this lesson is the technical formatting of the written script. Students will learn about the five elements of ...
      Contributor: CTE Online
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      Color Poems

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This resource, from Mrs. Van de Graaf s Third Grade, Orchard School in South Burlington, Vermont, offers a collection of student...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      As Slippery as an Eel: An Ocean Unit Exploring Simile and Metaphor

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore simile and metaphor in fiction and nonfiction ocean books. Using the figur...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Book Report Alternative: Writing Resumes for Characters in Historical Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      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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      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      In this lesson, from the University of Calgary, students will read and/or listen to the English folk tale Cap o Rushes, and p...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      ClassZone.com: Maniac Magee

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Houghton Mifflin s ClassZone provides this novel guide for Jerry Spinelli s Maniac Magee. Teachers will find information about...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      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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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Animal Spirit and Powers (Nahuales)

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Foreign Languages, Writing Strategies
      This lesson, from ARTSEDGE, teaches basic elements of poetic verse in Spanish and English (sensory use, imagery, stanza, poetic ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Alaska Native Stories: Using Narrative to Introduce Expository Text

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses traditional stories (i.e., narrative text) of native peoples of the northwest to introduc...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      World Hello Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Humanities, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, World History
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on "World Hello Day," started in 1973 to promote peace between Egypt and Israel. A classroo...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Go West: Imagining the Oregon Trail

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from EDSITEment, students compare imagined travel experiences of their own with the actual experiences of 19th-ce...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      It Came from Greek Mythology

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Literature, Writing Strategies
      In this unit of six lessons, from EDSITEment, students study basic plots of three Greek myths and discuss three common themes in...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Free Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Graphic organizers, 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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      Look in the Mythic Mirror

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Music, Writing Strategies
      This unit of eight lessons, from ARTSEDGE, focuses on Greek mythology, archetypal heroes, Classical literature, storytelling, We...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mental Imagery in Reading: A Sampler of Some Significant Studies

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses key reading research that examines the effects of mental ima...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in CharacterResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Word Play: Examining the Writing Process Through Autobiography

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students define the steps of the formal writing process and analyze ex...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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