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    • Thumb image for Patricia PolaccoResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Patricia Polacco

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Patricia Polacco, author of stories that reflect her childhood, her struggles and triump...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Using Word Storms to Explore Vocabulary and Encourage Critical Thinking

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the concept of working dogs and how they help society. Students read a...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Author Study: Improving Reading Comprehension Using Inference and Comparison

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students review several texts by one illustrator/author, practice making inferences about that au...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Tales of King Arthur

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Geography, World History, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students discover how historical events gradually merged with fantasy to create Arthurian legend. The...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      A Race with Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the grace and beauty of motion in a variety of sports. Examining examples from t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the nature and structure of expository texts focusing on cause and effect. After...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Two Thumbs Up! Get Students Writing and Publishing Book Reviews

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students evaluate book reviews written by other children. Next, they discuss the effectiveness of...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Is Superman Really All That Super? Critically Exploring Superheroes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students generate a list of superheroes from various types of texts. They then explore individual...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      History Comes Alive: Using Social Studies to Improve Fluency and Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Theatre, Visual Arts, History-Social Science, United States History and 3 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's life and his inventions in order to create a play script. S...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Zines for Kids: Multigenre Texts About Media Icons

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students create multigenre "zines," or fan magazines, that focus on prominent figures from popula...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Leading to Great Places in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine examples of leads in children's literature such as setting, action, character, r...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Poetry from Prose

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students compose found and parallel poems based on descriptive passages from pieces of literature...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Reading and Writing About Pollution to Understand Cause and Effect

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students access prior knowledge about water pollution before exploring the topic further using re...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Improve Comprehension Using a Word Card Game With Root Words and Affixes

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson, which is quick, focused, and engaging, has students study common root words and affixes and learn ho...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Let's Read It Again: Comprehension Strategies for English-Language Learners

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink can be adapted for Spanish-speaking second graders learning English. Using a bilingual picture b...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Quick Get Activities for the Online NY Times Site

      Grades: 4 to 9
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      This is a series of reading and writing activities that are independent of the article and can be used with any publication eith...
      Contributor: Brian Ausland
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