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    • Thumb image for Unforgettable...: Writing About Memorable ExperiencesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Unforgettable...: Writing About Memorable Experiences

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students recall their most memorable experiences. They then weave thei...
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      Persuasive Pressures: Exploring Ways to Win Votes and Influence People

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate various lobbying groups. They then practice l...
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      Alter Egos and More with Avi’s <em>"Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?"</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Reading Comprehension, Theatre, English-Language Arts
      After reading Avi’s novel "Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?", students create an alter ego for themselves and use it to write th...
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      How to Score in the Word Series: Using Exciting and Descriptive Language in Original Articles

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore descriptive writing and exciting language. After read...
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      Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This poetry writing workshop, from Scholastic, features writing tips and activities presented by poet Jack Prelutsky. Students c...
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      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Theatre, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the University of Calgary, students will read and/or listen to the English folk tale Cap o Rushes, and p...
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      Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling Your Story

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students tell a story from the point of view of someone who lived in a time depicted in a museum exhibition.
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      Elements of a Story - PBS Interactives

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      Learn secrets for telling a good story, explore narratives -- heroes, plot and background. Then, write a story of your own.
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      Fairy Tales, Then and Now

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students read an old fairy tale or story and list the geographical features and characters described ...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, Geography, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Technical Reading and Writing Using Board Games

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students work in small groups over a period of 1-2 days to create board games that review e...
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      Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine the plot and narrative structure of a story through the use of comic strip ...
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      Wartime Poetry: Working with Similes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students analyze a photograph and brainstorm words to describe the characters' senses and f...
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      Listen to the Nightingale

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, Music, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students learn music vocabulary and use it to assess David Maddox's musi...
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      Fiction, Setting the Story

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore how to use the elements of fiction to enhance and devel...
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      Reading a Fable

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Theatre, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students recognize the fable as a literary form. They apply literal, int...
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      Elizabeth Blackwell, the First Woman Doctor

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Health Education, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Elizabeth Blackwell, who became the first woman doctor in 1849. A classroom activity is ...
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      Unwinding a Circular Plot: Prediction Strategies in Reading and Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, builds on students' existing knowledge of plot structure and of cycles in other content areas,...
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      Persuasion Map

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students map out their argument for a persuasive essay or d...
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      Writing ABC Books to Enhance Reading Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, after reading a piece of literature, students explore the text, searching for literary elem...
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