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    • Thumb image for Color of Silence: Sensory Imagery in Pat Mora's Poem "Echoes"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Color of Silence: Sensory Imagery in Pat Mora's Poem "Echoes"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students go from the concrete to the abstract as they move from using their senses to descr...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Viewing Vocabulary: Building Word Knowledge Through Informational Websites

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink encourages students to thoughtfully read a text to identify important words, discuss those words...
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      Alliteration in Headline Poems

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the term alliteration. They are given examples of alliteration and ask...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Alphabiography Project: Totally You

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students write alphabiographies--by recording an event, person, object or feeling associated with...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Writing Research Papers: A Step-by-step Procedure

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This page, from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL), is part of a large collection of resources on grammar, spelling,...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      2003: A Space Tragedy: Examining the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension and 5 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the facts and logistics connected to the space shuttl...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Project Planning Management

      Grades: 11 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      A gantt chart is a common tool for project planning and keeping track of the status of individual tasks within a project. This...
      Contributor: CTE Online
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    • Thumb image for 2002: The Year in Review:  Looking Back at the Events and Trends That Shaped the Past YearResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      2002: The Year in Review: Looking Back at the Events and Trends That Shaped the Past Year

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Music, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students research and create a book highlighting significant event...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: From Image to Detailed Narrative

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      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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      Using Word Webs to Teach Synonyms for Commonly Used Words

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses word webs as a tool to expose students to synonyms for common words, to help students cho...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Book Report Alternative: Character and Author Business Cards

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students make business cards for characters and authors. As students make the business card...
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    • Thumb image for Slipping, Sliding, Tumbling: Reinforcing Cause and Effect Through Diamante PoemsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Slipping, Sliding, Tumbling: Reinforcing Cause and Effect Through Diamante Poems

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses diamante poems to illustrate the phenomenon of cause and effect. Students define and identify ca...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Writing Alternative Plots for Robert C. O'Brien's "Z for Zachariah"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Writing Alternative Plots for Robert C. O'Brien's "Z for Zachariah"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students read the science fiction novel "Z for Zachariah," by Robert C. O'Brien. This book i...
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      2004 Better and For Worse: A Look Back at the Events That Shaped 2004

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, American Democracy
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider some of the significant events that shaped 2004 thro...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Creative Writing Through Wordless Picture Books

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students are exposed to wordless picture books, and they begin developing story lines orall...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      A Change of Scene: Learning About the Renovation of Performing Spaces

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Theatre, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the elements that make a performance space succe...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      After the Fact: Evaluating the Findings of the Congressional "9/11 Report"

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate summaries of the "9/11 Report" and examine questi...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for You're the DetectiveResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      You're the Detective

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ThinkQuest resource features a collection of mystery stories for students to read. Some of the stories are story starters,...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Writing Alternative Plots for Robert C. O’Brien's <em>Z for Zachariah</em>Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Writing Alternative Plots for Robert C. O’Brien's <em>Z for Zachariah</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      Students write new endings for the science fiction novel, Z for Zachariah by exploring alternative plotlines created by making d...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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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: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed 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...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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