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    • Thumb image for Finding Figurative Language in "The Phantom Tollbooth"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Finding Figurative Language in "The Phantom Tollbooth"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, is an exploration of figurative language using the novel "The Phantom Tollbooth" and various W...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Choosing, Chatting, and Collecting: Vocabulary Self-Collection Strategy

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students are introduced to the vocabulary self-collection strategy, using an online Shakesp...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Flip-a-Chip: Examining Affixes and Roots to Build Vocabulary

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the Flip-a-Chip activity and have an opportunity to build their own pa...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: "Freak The Mighty"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      This lesson plan, from ReadWriteThink, is a novel study of "Freak the Mighty" by Rodman Philbrick. The lesson includes the model...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Word Up!: Exploring Word Meanings and Origins Using Online Word Sites

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students use online resources to learn about the meanings, origins and...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Vocabulary resource

      Grades: 6 to 10
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      This website provides a lot of vocabulary puzzles, tips and lesson plans.
      Contributor: Catherine Hill
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      ABC Bookmaking Builds Vocabulary in the Content Areas

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages and motivates students in building content area vocabulary through the creation of ABC...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      History Comes Alive: Using Social Studies to Improve Fluency and Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Theatre, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science and 3 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's life and his inventions in order to create a play script. S...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Thinking Inductively: A Close Reading of Seamus Heaney's "Blackberry Picking"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students analyze the poem "Blackberry Picking" by Seamus Heaney by listing examples of imagery, d...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Avalanche, Aztek, or Bravada? A Connotation Minilesson

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      Students examine familiar car names for underlying connotations then proceed through a series of steps, increasing their control...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Romeo & Juliet: The Story

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Philosophy, Literary Analysis, History-Social Science
      This ARTSEDGE resource presents teachers and students with invaluable contextual information for the study of "Romeo Juliet." ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: <em>Freak the Mighty</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling
      Students use a variety of reading and writing strategies as they read Rodman Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty.
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Valentine's Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Valentine's Day, a holiday which arose from a confluence of Christian and pagan themes. ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Lift Every Voice and Sing

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Music, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Literature and 2 additional..
      This lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, explores the origins of "The Black National Anthem," which was originally a...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Supporting Vocabulary Development with EASE

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses Karen Hesse's "Come On, Rain" to directly teach two academic, three concept, and five robust voc...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Improving Oral Reading Fluency (and Comprehension) Through the Creation of Talking Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Professional Development, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses an experiment in which 9- and 10-year-old girls created ele...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Reading Performance: Understanding Fluency Through Oral Interpretation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, presents an adaptation of the oral recitation lesson: students talk in explicit terms about pr...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      The Big, Bad Wolf...Is This a Fact?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Grammar and 2 additional..
      Reading is revamped in this lesson in which students use a multimedia approach to study the books by Seymour Simon.
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      To the Beat of a Different Drum: Describing World Music and Understanding Its Cultural Significance

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Music, English-Language Arts, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the language used in music reviews to describe world ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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