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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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      Bringing Facts into Science Fiction: Creating Science Fiction Narratives Based on Current News Themes

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      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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      Everyone Loves a Mystery: A Genre Study

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine story elements and vocabulary associated with mystery stories. Students co...
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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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      Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literature, United States History, History-Social Science
      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: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Literature
      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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      The Elements of Plot Development

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This resource, from Learner.org, discusses elements of plot development, including the exposition, complications, climax and res...
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      Photographic Memories: Creating Stories from Photographs

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed 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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      Empowered Fiction Writers: Generating and Organizing Ideas for Story Writing

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson introduces students to the use of speedwriting (also called free writing) as a prewriting technique. ...
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