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    • Thumb image for Tell It Like It Is: Debating the Reliability of Online Information ResourcesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Tell It Like It Is: Debating the Reliability of Online Information Resources

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Oral Presentations, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the accuracy of the Web sites they regularly use. Th...
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      Sweet on Faith: Exploring the Religious Significance and Symbolism of Holiday Desserts from Cultures Around the World

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Electives
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students consider the religious significance of candy canes. They ...
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      Our City, Our Words: Writing Poetry Celebrating Student Impressions of Their City

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students write poetry that captures their feelings about their cit...
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      First Person Fiction

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      KidsReads.com presents this synopsis of the First Person Fiction series as part of its A-Z index of series book titles. The pa...
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      Love It or Leave It? Exploring the Relationship Between Flags, Anthems, and Patriotism

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: World History, United States History, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify flags by country, then research the symbolism and hi...
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      Hmong Among Us: Creating Portraits of United States Refugee Communities

      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 learn about the Hmong community in Minnesota; they then resea...
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      WriteDesign Online: Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from WriteDesign, offers information about graphic organizers and their use in the classroom. There are links to seve...
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      ClassZone.com: Maniac Magee

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Houghton Mifflin s ClassZone provides this novel guide for Jerry Spinelli s Maniac Magee. Teachers will find information about...
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      Critical Evaluation of a Web Site Form

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This resource, from Kathy Schrock s Guide for Educators, provides a printable Web site evaluation form for students. The form al...
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      Literary Terms

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from Cyber English, provides a glossary of literary terms including plot, imagery, characterization, irony, theme, ox...
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      Landmarks Citation Machine

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This interactive Web tool, from the Landmark Project, helps students create correctly formatted citations for term papers, resea...
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      Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Geography
      This resource, from National Geographic Adventure Magazine, features information about each of their picks for the 100 greatest ...
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      I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Evaluating the Differences between Oral and Written History

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a narrative text that recounts the legacy of a family as...
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      News or Propaganda? Evaluating the Use of Government-Created News Segments

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed, United States History, History-Social Science and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students discuss objectivity and press responsibility. They work in sm...
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      Using Technology to Analyze and Illustrate Symbolism in <i>Night</i>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: World History, Literary Analysis, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Images have power—they can trigger memories or symbolize abstract ideas. Students put the power of images to the test as they an...
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      Using Picture Books to Explore Identity, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Psychology, Literary Analysis, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      Students analyze the concepts of identity, stereotyping, and discrimination by reading picture books; identify how these concept...
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      Improving Oral Reading Fluency (and Comprehension) Through the Creation of Talking Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses an experiment in which 9- and 10-year-old girls created ele...
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      Mental Imagery in Reading: A Sampler of Some Significant Studies

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses key reading research that examines the effects of mental ima...
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      Searching Informational Texts: Text and Task Characteristics That Affect Performance

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses research on how students search for and extract details and ...
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      Teaching Students to Evaluate Internet Information Critically

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Professional Development, Technology
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses how finding and using information on the Internet requires s...
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