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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: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      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: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, 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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      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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      Get Set!: Constructing Movie Sets Through Descriptive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, 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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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories

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

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