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    • Thumb image for Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell WhyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      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: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students analyze a photograph and brainstorm words to describe the characters' senses and f...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Literature, Geography
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Get Set!: Constructing Movie Sets Through Descriptive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Theatre, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students create vivid descriptions for various sets used in the ne...
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      Using Web-Based Bookmarks to Conduct Internet Research

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students listen and respond to a read-aloud of "The Important Book," by Margaret Wise Brown, and ...
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      Alter Egos and More with Avi’s <em>"Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?"</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Theatre, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      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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      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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      Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This poetry writing workshop, from Scholastic, features writing tips and activities presented by poet Jack Prelutsky. Students c...
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