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    • Thumb image for Imagery in Poetry PowerPoint PresentationResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Imagery in Poetry PowerPoint Presentation

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This resource, from Mrs. Arthrell, English teacher at the Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, offers a Power...
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      Dickens for Dummies: Notes on "A Christmas Carol"

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This Web site, from Dickens Made Simple.com (formerly Dickens for Dummies ), is a study guide for Charles Dickens A Christmas...
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      The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension
      This Big Read Teacher’s Guide contains ten lessons to lead you through an introduction to the poetry and short stories of Edgar ...
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      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Literary Analysis, 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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      ClassZone.com: Maniac Magee

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      Houghton Mifflin s ClassZone provides this novel guide for Jerry Spinelli s Maniac Magee. Teachers will find information about...
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      Animal Spirit and Powers (Nahuales)

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Foreign Languages, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts
      This lesson, from ARTSEDGE, teaches basic elements of poetic verse in Spanish and English (sensory use, imagery, stanza, poetic ...
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      A Jaded Culture: Exploring Symbolism of Gems and Metals in Different Cultures

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore symbolic gems and metals of different cultures. Stude...
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      Mental Imagery in Reading: A Sampler of Some Significant Studies

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Professional Development, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses key reading research that examines the effects of mental ima...
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      Word Play: Examining the Writing Process Through Autobiography

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students define the steps of the formal writing process and analyze ex...
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      Mind Pictures: Strategies That Enhance Mental Imagery While Reading

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students create mental images while reading using a three-pronged approach. The first approach de...
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      Emblems of the Land I Love: Exploring the History and Impact of Patriotic Images

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, United States History
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the histories of American patriotic emblems and exami...
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      Using Technology to Analyze and Illustrate Symbolism in "Night"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Technology, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the use of symbolism in Elie Wiesel's autobiographical novel "Night." After lear...
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      Tales of King Arthur

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Geography, Literature, World History
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students discover how historical events gradually merged with fantasy to create Arthurian legend. The...
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      It's No Laughing Matter: Analyzing Political Cartoons

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this activity for students, from the Library of Congress Learning Page, take apart real-world political cartoons and learn ho...
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      Poetic Devices

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      Judi Moreillon s Web site Story Trail presents a study of poetic devices that can be used in both poetry and prose compositions....
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      King Arthur: Man or Legend?

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Theatre, World History, Visual Arts
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students learn about the legend of King Arthur as depicted in stories, poems, and artwork. Students exp...
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      Literary Terms

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from Cyber English, provides a glossary of literary terms including plot, imagery, characterization, irony, theme, ox...
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      Sweet on Faith: Exploring the Religious Significance and Symbolism of Holiday Desserts from Cultures Around the World

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Electives
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the religious significance of candy canes. They ...
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      The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers: Exploring the Lives of Authors Through Their Literature

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this lesson, students use a piece of literature by and an article about Edgar Allan Poe to investigate the relationship betwe...
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      Using Technology to Analyze and Illustrate Symbolism in <i>Night</i>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, World History
      Images have power—they can trigger memories or symbolize abstract ideas. Students put the power of images to the test as they an...
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