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    • Thumb image for Finding Figurative Language in <i>The Phantom Tollbooth</i>Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Finding Figurative Language in <i>The Phantom Tollbooth</i>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      Students examine figurative language in The Phantom Tollbooth and create a chart representing the literal and figurative meaning...
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      Book Report Alternative: Examining Story Elements Using Story Map Comic Strips

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students use a six-paneled comic strip to create a story map, summarizing a book or story t...
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      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures aro...
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: "Freak The Mighty"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This lesson plan, from ReadWriteThink, is a novel study of "Freak the Mighty" by Rodman Philbrick. The lesson includes the model...
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      Developing Students' Critical Thinking Skills Through Whole-Class Dialogue

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to a book read aloud by the teacher or read it silently by themselves. Afte...
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      Postmodern Picture Books in Middle School

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students analyze the structure of a postmodern picture book, Black and White, to uncover how authors create unexpected plots and...
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      Behind the Scenes with Cinderella

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Geography
      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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      Reading and Writing Workshop: <em>Freak the Mighty</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students use a variety of reading and writing strategies as they read Rodman Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty.
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      Figurative Language Resource Page

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, offers examples of and definitions for several types of figurative lang...
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      Once Upon a Time Rethought: Writing Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literature
      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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      Lift Every Voice and Sing

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, English-Language Arts, Music, History-Social Science and 2 additional..
      This lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, explores the origins of "The Black National Anthem," which was originally a...
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      Leading to Great Places in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine examples of leads in children's literature such as setting, action, character, r...
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      Graphing Plot and Character in a Novel

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students graphically illustrate events in the plot of the story, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1...
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      Figurative Language Awards Ceremony

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students use their background knowledge of figurative language. They listen to texts read a...
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      Mining for Descriptive Gold: Using Descriptive Writing to Illustrate with Words

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the vivid description one writer uses to bring an...
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      Fiction, Setting the Story

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Visual Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore how to use the elements of fiction to enhance and devel...
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      Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this series of lessons, from EDSITEment, students learn about the 19th-century author Hans Christian Andersen, who created vi...
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      Figurative Language

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides definitions of several types of figurative language, including...
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      Two Thumbs Up! Get Students Writing and Publishing Book Reviews

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students evaluate book reviews written by other children. Next, they discuss the effectiveness of...
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      Riddle Poem Features

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, defines figurative language terms, rhetorical devices and poetic sound ...
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