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    • Thumb image for What We Know About Writing, Grades 6-8Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What We Know About Writing, Grades 6-8

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This web page, from the National Council of Teachers of English, offers information about the development of student writing and...
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      George Lucas and the Power of Myth

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Theatre, Film & Video, Visual Arts & Performing Arts and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from the PBS American Masters Web site, covers three major concepts: the power of myths concerning good and evil,...
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      Questions for Details: 5 W's and H Strategy

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Professional Development, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features a strategy in which students generate questions to research a particular to...
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      Evaluating Internet Resources

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from eduScapes, describes the process of evaluating Internet sites. The page includes links to interesting hoax s...
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      Elements of Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Grammar, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      The Bedford/St. Martin s Web site presents this list of elements of poetry with links to definitions, interactives, and examples...
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      Poetic Devices

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Grammar, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Judi Moreillon s Web site Story Trail presents a study of poetic devices that can be used in both poetry and prose compositions....
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    • Thumb image for Black, White and Digitized All Over: Examining the Pros and Cons of Print Newspapers and Online News SitesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Black, White and Digitized All Over: Examining the Pros and Cons of Print Newspapers and Online News Sites

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies, American Democracy, Career & Technical Ed and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the pros and cons of getting news from print newspape...
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      Spreading the Word: Analyzing the Use of Propaganda in the War Against Terrorism

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students analyze the use of propaganda in the war against terrorism, f...
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    • Thumb image for Critically Surfing the Web: Evaluating and Reviewing Web Sites in the ClassroomResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Critically Surfing the Web: Evaluating and Reviewing Web Sites in the Classroom

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students decide what they think makes a high-quality Web site. They th...
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      Emblems of the Land I Love: Exploring the History and Impact of Patriotic Images

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the histories of American patriotic emblems and exami...
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    • Thumb image for What's Fit to Print? Learning How to Read a Newspaper CriticallyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What's Fit to Print? Learning How to Read a Newspaper Critically

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Arts, Media, & Entertainment
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students evaluate how newspapers are constructed and evaluate the exte...
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    • Thumb image for Press Review: Comparing Newspaper and Television Reports on the State of the Union AddressResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Press Review: Comparing Newspaper and Television Reports on the State of the Union Address

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, American Democracy, Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, encourages students to compare and contrast the methods used by both news...
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      The Raven: An Interactive Study Resource

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Technology, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      TeachersFirst s Interactive Raven presents a study of the vocabulary and literary devices in Edgar Allen Poe s famous poem, T...
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    • Thumb image for Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th CenturyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th Century

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, American Democracy, Career & Technical Ed and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how the "New York Times" has represented presidential...
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      Discovery Channels: Investigating the Legacies of Exploration and Colonization

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, United States History, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the issues surrounding the celebration of Columbus Da...
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    • Thumb image for Dude, I'm Interviewing the President: Examining Humor in the Newspaper and Creating Dialogues Between Famous Figures in American HistoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Dude, I'm Interviewing the President: Examining Humor in the Newspaper and Creating Dialogues Between Famous Figures in American History

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students first explore the concept of the interview and the role of th...
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    • Thumb image for Joltin' Joe Has Left and Gone Away: Assessing the Attributes and Influence of Joe DiMaggio and Other American IconsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Joltin' Joe Has Left and Gone Away: Assessing the Attributes and Influence of Joe DiMaggio and Other American Icons

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      This lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, encourages students to assess what qualities are most admirable in entert...
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    • Thumb image for "I" Witness to History: Writing First-person Accounts of Historical EventsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      "I" Witness to History: Writing First-person Accounts of Historical Events

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a first-hand account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Har...
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      Facing the Ghosts of Our Past: Writing Narrative Reflections on the Civil War and Slavery

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Theatre, Film & Video, Visual Arts & Performing Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a review of the movie "Beloved" as a starting point for ...
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      That's News to Me!: Learning About and Creating a News Media Museum

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Technology, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, American Democracy, Career & Technical Ed and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the Newseum and create their own museum exploring...
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