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    • Thumb image for Guided Comprehension: Summarizing Using the QuIP StrategyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Guided Comprehension: Summarizing Using the QuIP Strategy

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to ...
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      A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: From Image to Detailed Narrative

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      The old cliche, "A picture is worth a thousand words" is put to the test when students write their own narrative interpretations...
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      ReadWriteThink.org Lesson Plans That Teach Genres of Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This page, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides links to lesson plans that focus on various writing genres, including letters,...
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      Adjectives and Character Traits

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides an explanation of character traits and how adjectives are used...
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      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Literature, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      Voting! What's It All About?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students both listen to information read aloud from a variety of sources and read from fict...
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      Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and Art

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build a comparative frame to explore the creative processes of writing and art as c...
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      Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      Using The Giver, students discuss the importance recorded history. This provides context for descriptive writing of students’ ow...
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      Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson students create a travel brochure for a location in a text that they have read. Students think abo...
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      Newspaper Reporting and Writing

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this PBS lesson, from the Michael Palin s Heminway Adventure, students author a newspaper about Hemingway s life, especially ...
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      Imagine That! Playing with Genre through Newspapers and Short Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses narrative structures to introduce students to one form of expository writing--news briefs...
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