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    • Thumb image for Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive WritingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Through a classroom game and resource handouts, students learn about the techniques used in persuasive oral arguments and apply ...
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      Fairy Tales, Then and Now

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literature, 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: History-Social Science, Literature, 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: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, 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: Writing Strategies, Music, Visual Arts, 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: Literature, Visual Arts, 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: Literature, Theatre, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, 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, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, 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: Literature, Writing Strategies, 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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      Voting! What's It All About?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students both listen to information read aloud from a variety of sources and read from fict...
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      Write Letters That Make Things Happen!

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Writing Strategies, United States History and 2 additional..
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the letter that U.S. schoolgirl Samantha Smith wrote to Russian premier Yuri Andropov in...
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      Teaching Point of View with "Two Bad Ants"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use the illustrations and text in Chris Van Allsburg's "Two Bad Ants" to develop an unde...
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      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students read a work of literature as a class and then brainstorm "crimes" committed by cha...
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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
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      Once Upon a Time Rethought: Writing Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together to craft a list of common fairy tale elements. They then explore and analy...
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      Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students write to their school librarian, requesting that a specific text be added to the school ...
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