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    • Thumb image for Teaching Point of View with "Two Bad Ants"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      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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      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies
      Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures aro...
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      Wartime Poetry: Working with Similes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students analyze a photograph and brainstorm words to describe the characters' senses and f...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Big Bad Wolf: Analyzing Point of View in Texts

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      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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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
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      Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling Your Story

      Grades: 4 to 12
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      Students tell a story from the point of view of someone who lived in a time depicted in a museum exhibition.
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      Exploring Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This Web page, found on the Annenberg Media Learner.org Web site, highlights the importance of considering point of view when re...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Types of Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This Web page, found on the Annenberg Media Learner.org Web site, describes the different types of point of view used by authors...
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      Writing ABC Books to Enhance Reading Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, after reading a piece of literature, students explore the text, searching for literary elem...
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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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      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...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Fairy Tales, Then and Now

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students read an old fairy tale or story and list the geographical features and characters described ...
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      Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine the plot and narrative structure of a story through the use of comic strip ...
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      Unwinding a Circular Plot: Prediction Strategies in Reading and Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, builds on students' existing knowledge of plot structure and of cycles in other content areas,...
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      Alter Egos and More with Avi’s <em>"Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?"</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Theatre, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Writing Strategies
      After reading Avi’s novel "Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?", students create an alter ego for themselves and use it to write th...
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      Fiction, Setting the Story

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Literature, English-Language 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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      Elements of a Story - PBS Interactives

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      Learn secrets for telling a good story, explore narratives -- heroes, plot and background. Then, write a story of your own.
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