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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, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, is an exploration of figurative language using the novel "The Phantom Tollbooth" and various W...
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      Choosing, Chatting, and Collecting: Vocabulary Self-Collection Strategy

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

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the Flip-a-Chip activity and have an opportunity to build their own pa...
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      Word Up!: Exploring Word Meanings and Origins Using Online Word Sites

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

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This page, from scholar/teacher Robert Harris s Virtual Salt Web site, provides brief definitions of over 70 literary terms. T...
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      A Barrel of Laughs: Joke and Riddle Books Galore

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from Kidsreads, provides an annotated list of joke and riddle books. Included are palindromes, an encyclopedia of cla...
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      OneLook Dictionary Search

      Grades: 1 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Grammar, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      Using the OneLook Dictionary Search, students can search for definitions and synonyms, as well as translations for words in lang...
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    • Thumb image for Words to the Wise: Analyzing New Words and Phrases Coined in or Relevant to 2004Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Words to the Wise: Analyzing New Words and Phrases Coined in or Relevant to 2004

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, Grammar, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students discuss sources and reasons for the creation of new words and...
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      Word Central

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Grammar, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      Word Central, presented by Merriam-Webster, Inc., is a Web site designed for students to have fun with words. The site has been ...
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      ABC Bookmaking Builds Vocabulary in the Content Areas

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages and motivates students in building content area vocabulary through the creation of ABC...
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      A Glossary of Literary Terms

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This page, from Aha! Poetry, provides brief definitions of over 200 literary terms, most of them relating to haiku or haibun. Th...
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      Word Webs

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Professional Development
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, contains information on using word webs as an instructional strategy. There are hint...
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      Valentine's Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Valentine's Day, a holiday which arose from a confluence of Christian and pagan themes. ...
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      What Am I? Teaching Poetry through Riddles

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore, analyze, and discuss how metaphor, simile, and metonymy are used in riddl...
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      Avalanche, Aztek, or Bravada? A Connotation Mini-Lesson

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine familiar car names (such as Avalanche, Aztek, Bravada, Suburban or Vue) for...
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      Found Poems/Parallel Poems

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students compose found and parallel poems based on descriptive passages from pieces of literature...
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      Supporting Vocabulary Development with EASE

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses Karen Hesse's "Come On, Rain" to directly teach two academic, three concept, and five robust voc...
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      Using a Word Journal to Create a Personal Dictionary

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students keep track of unfamiliar words they encounter while reading various texts. Using a ...
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      Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students explore how poets Tennyson and Noyes use words to paint vivid and memorable pictures. ...
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      She Did What? Revising for Connotation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine the simple sentence, "She walked into the room." Students act out ways that...
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