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    • Thumb image for Should Mammals Be Kept In Captivity? Sample Persuasive EssayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Should Mammals Be Kept In Captivity? Sample Persuasive Essay

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This resource, from Scholastic s Teacher Resource page, features a student-written persuasive essay. Written by Sharon Banta, th...
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      Teaching Point of View with "Two Bad Ants"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use the illustrations and text in Chris Van Allsburg's "Two Bad Ants" to develop an unde...
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      Making the Personal Political: Writing Opinion Pieces About Meaningful Issues to Kids

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify controversial topics on which they have strong opini...
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      Endangered Species - Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed
      This student reproducible is from ABCTeach. Students are asked to play the role of a newspaper reporter, select a topic related ...
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      "Got Milk?" or "Not Milk!"? - That Is the Question: Critically Analyzing Information about Dairy Products on the Internet

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Health & Physical Education, Reading Comprehension, Health Education, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      Is milk good for you or not good for you? In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students explore both si...
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      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures aro...
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      Zines for Kids: Multigenre Texts About Media Icons

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students create multigenre "zines," or fan magazines, that focus on prominent figures from popula...
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      Let's Get Cooking With Words! Creating a Recipe Using Procedural Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Grammar
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students participate in read alouds of selected children's books that exemplify effective word ch...
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      Wartime Poetry: Working with Similes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students analyze a photograph and brainstorm words to describe the characters' senses and f...
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      Once Upon a Time: Writing Stories about Reading

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students first take an inventory of their own histories as readers...
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      Persuasion Map

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students map out their argument for a persuasive essay or d...
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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...
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      Guided Comprehension: Summarizing Using the QuIP Strategy

      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 introduces students to ...
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      Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Through a classroom game and resource handouts, students learn about the techniques used in persuasive oral arguments and apply ...
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    • Thumb image for "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson PlanResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Theatre
      In this lesson, from the University of Calgary, students will read and/or listen to the English folk tale Cap o Rushes, and p...
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      The Big Bad Wolf: Analyzing Point of View in Texts

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Was the Big Bad Wolf really all that bad? This lesson encourages students to analyze multiple viewpoints, view texts from differ...
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      Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students write to their school librarian, requesting that a specific text be added to the school ...
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      Elizabeth Blackwell, the First Woman Doctor

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Health Education, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Elizabeth Blackwell, who became the first woman doctor in 1849. A classroom activity is ...
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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
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      Using Picture Books to Teach Setting Development in Writing Workshop

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine the craft of developing the setting of a story through focused experiences...
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