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    • Thumb image for F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter DreamsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis
      In this lesson plan, from the PBS American Masters Web site, students study the biography and work of F. Scott Fitzgerald. The...
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      Persuasion Map

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students map out their argument for a persuasive essay or d...
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      Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students write to their school librarian, requesting that a specific text be added to the school ...
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      Bringing Facts into Science Fiction: Creating Science Fiction Narratives Based on Current News Themes

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, American Democracy
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students develop setting, plot, and characters for a science fiction s...
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      The Magic Touch: Exploring Augmented Reality as a Teaching Tool

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the educational applications for new Magic Bo...
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      Everyone Loves a Mystery: A Genre Study

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine story elements and vocabulary associated with mystery stories. Students co...
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      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students read a work of literature as a class and then brainstorm "crimes" committed by cha...
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      Expository Escapade-Detective's Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, 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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      Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, American Democracy
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate various lobbying groups. They then practice l...
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    • Thumb image for Whole Lotta' Lava: Creating Volcanology Reports Modeled After Meteorological News SegmentsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Whole Lotta' Lava: Creating Volcanology Reports Modeled After Meteorological News Segments

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Earth & Space Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the most recent research in the field of volcanol...
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      Expository Escapade?Detective’s Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, 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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    • Thumb image for Get Set!: Constructing Movie Sets Through Descriptive WritingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Get Set!: Constructing Movie Sets Through Descriptive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Theatre, English-Language 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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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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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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    • Thumb image for Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in NewspapersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in Newspapers

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the ways in which editorials and Op-ed pieces respond...
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    • Thumb image for Listen to the NightingaleResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Listen to the Nightingale

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Music, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students learn music vocabulary and use it to assess David Maddox's musi...
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      Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts, United States History, Writing Strategies
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students research the Gold Rush era to provide authentic background for their own fictional prose. By...
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      Writing Myths

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore the way myths help explain nature and science. Students...
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      Have Web, Will Travel! Creating Web-Based Travel Guides for Vacation Destinations

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Technology, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the many applications of the Internet in travel p...
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