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      Creating a Classroom Newspaper

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science
      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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      Expository Escapade-Detective's Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Literature
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading in the detective fiction genre with expository writing. Embedded in...
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      Expository Escapade?Detective’s Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Literary Analysis, Grammar
      Students create a Detective's Handbook based on a detective mystery they have read. The handbooks include expository and descrip...
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      Hans Christian Andersen was born on this date in 1805.

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students write a brief summary of one of Andersen's stories, and then read the original story and compare the two versions of t...
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      Teaching the Compare and Contrast Essay through Modeling

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students and teacher together create the first half of a draft of a comparison and contrast...
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      Demonstrating Comprehension Through Journal Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students demonstrate comprehension by responding to open-ended questions based on the 1939 ...
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      Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      Using The Giver, students discuss the importance recorded history. This provides context for descriptive writing of students’ ow...
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      Imagine That! Playing with Genre through Newspapers and Short Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses narrative structures to introduce students to one form of expository writing--news briefs...
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      It's Halloween!

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis
      Students research information on Halloween, create masks or costumes from a text they are reading, or write a narrative essay de...
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