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    • Thumb image for Once Upon a Time: Writing Stories about ReadingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Once Upon a Time: Writing Stories about Reading

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, 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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      Biography Writing with Patricia and Fredrick McKissack

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This Scholastic Writing with Writers project focuses on biographical writing. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, winners of the ...
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      Writing and Assessing an Autobiographical Incident

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build upon their knowledge of biographies to write their own autobiographical incid...
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      Fairy Tale Autobiographies

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together in small groups to read, discuss and analyze fairy tales. After compiling ...
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      Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students are invited to attend a 19th-century party as a character from Charles Dickens' "A...
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      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, United States History, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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      Types of Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      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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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      Guided Comprehension in Action: Teaching Summarizing With the Bio-Cube

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about how biographies are constructed using the Guided Comprehension model develop...
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      Discovery Channels: Investigating the Legacies of Exploration and Colonization

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, World History, United States History, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the issues surrounding the celebration of Columbus Da...
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      Documenting the American South

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Christianity, Religion, American Democracy, United States History and 3 additional..
      Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial...
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    • Thumb image for I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Evaluating the Differences between Oral and Written HistoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Evaluating the Differences between Oral and Written History

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a narrative text that recounts the legacy of a family as...
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      Biography Project: Research and Class Presentation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students brainstorm about famous people and each selects one to research by reading a biogr...
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      Autobiographical Incident Rubric

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This rubric, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, allows students to assess and remodel original autobiographical incidents.
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      Photographic Memories: Creating Stories from Photographs

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Career & Technical Ed, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how photographs can be interpreted as conveying rich ...
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      Hmong Among Us: Creating Portraits of United States Refugee Communities

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, American Democracy, United States History, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the Hmong community in Minnesota; they then resea...
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    • Thumb image for Facing the Ghosts of Our Past: Writing Narrative Reflections on the Civil War and SlaveryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Facing the Ghosts of Our Past: Writing Narrative Reflections on the Civil War and Slavery

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Film & Video and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a review of the movie "Beloved" as a starting point for ...
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      Taking the Witness Stand: Describing Historical Events from a First-person Perspective

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, World History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify a pivotal event in world history that they would lik...
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    • Thumb image for Dude, I'm Interviewing the President: Examining Humor in the Newspaper and Creating Dialogues Between Famous Figures in American HistoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Dude, I'm Interviewing the President: Examining Humor in the Newspaper and Creating Dialogues Between Famous Figures in American History

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students first explore the concept of the interview and the role of th...
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      Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      This resource, from National Geographic Adventure Magazine, features information about each of their picks for the 100 greatest ...
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