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    • Thumb image for GIST Reading Lesson PlanResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      GIST Reading Lesson Plan

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, students are introduced to the GIST reading strategy. The go...
      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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      Zines for Kids: Multigenre Texts About Media Icons

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students create multigenre "zines," or fan magazines, that focus on prominent figures from popula...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      History Comes Alive: Using Fluency and Comprehension Using Social Studies

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Theatre, United States History, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      Let the power of imagination and inference serve as a “time machine” to bring Benjamin Franklin into the classroom! History and ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Creating a Classroom Newspaper

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      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: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, 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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      Questioning: A Comprehension Strategy for Small-Group Guided Reading

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, the teacher explains the difference between thin (factual) and thick (inferential) questions and ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Teaching Voice with Anthony Browne’s <i>Voices in the Park</i>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Students analyze Voices in the Park by Anthony Browne to determine how an author keeps an audience interested by creating voice ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Quick Get Activities for the Online NY Times Site

      Grades: 4 to 9
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      This is a series of reading and writing activities that are independent of the article and can be used with any publication eith...
      Contributor: Brian Ausland
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      Developing Inferential Comprehension Through DL-TA and Discussion Webs

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses the narrative text "Granddaddy's Gift" by Margaree King Mitchell to help students improve...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Guided Comprehension: Monitoring Using the INSERT Technique

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson--one of a series from R...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring Compare and Contrast Structure in Expository Texts

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students build their understanding of the terms compare and contrast by participating in class discussions, using Internet resou...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Author Study: Improving Reading Comprehension Using Inference and Comparison

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students review several texts by one illustrator/author, practice making inferences about that au...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Go West: Imagining the Oregon Trail

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, United States History, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      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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      Patricia Polacco

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Patricia Polacco, author of stories that reflect her childhood, her struggles and triump...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring How Section Headings Support Understanding of Expository Texts

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink provides a model, practice, and assessment in the sorting and categorizing of main concepts thro...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Multimedia Responses to Content Area Topics Using Fact-&quot;Faction&quot;-Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Technology, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports students natural curiosity about spiders and builds upon their prior knowledge. Stud...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Reading and Writing About Pollution to Understand Cause and Effect

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students access prior knowledge about water pollution before exploring the topic further using re...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mark Up the Text/Comprehension Codes

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Professional Development, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features a teaching strategy in which students make notes about text and then code e...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Myth and Truth: Independence Day

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies and 2 additional..
      This ReadWriteThink lesson explores all the dates and stories associated with the Declaration of Independence. Students learn ab...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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