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    • Thumb image for Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and ArtResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and Art

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build a comparative frame to explore the creative processes of writing and art as c...
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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      Weaving the Threads: Integrating Poetry Annotation and Web Technology

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages students in meaningful research using poetry as a focal point. Students identify words...
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      Shared Spelling Strategies

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students increase their spelling accuracy and their retention by "constructing" spelling using so...
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      Book Reviews, Annotation, and Web Technology

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write a group book review, taking notes in their journals throughout the reading a...
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      Adjectives and Character Traits

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides an explanation of character traits and how adjectives are used...
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      Guided Comprehension: Summarizing Using the QuIP Strategy

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to ...
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      What Is a Surrey?

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Music and 2 additional..
      This ARTSEDGE lesson explores the magic of the vocabulary used by Oscar Hammerstein in his lyrics. Students "translate" the lyri...
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      Imagine That! Playing with Genre through Newspapers and Short Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses narrative structures to introduce students to one form of expository writing--news briefs...
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      Inquiry on the Internet: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students conduct a class inquiry project, individually or in groups, collecting Web-based r...
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      Voting! What's It All About?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      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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      Cooking up Descriptive Language: Designing Restaurant Menus

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the genre of menus by analyzing existing menus from local restaurants. They revi...
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      Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson students create a travel brochure for a location in a text that they have read. Students think abo...
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      ReadWriteThink.org Lesson Plans That Teach Genres of Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides links to lesson plans that focus on various writing genres, including letters,...
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      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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      Design a Travel Brochure

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this activity from ReadWriteThink, children create a travel brochure to share information about a place they have visited or ...
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      Viewing Vocabulary: Building Word Knowledge Through Informational Websites

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink encourages students to thoughtfully read a text to identify important words, discuss those words...
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      Newspaper Reporting and Writing

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science and 2 additional..
      In this PBS lesson, from the Michael Palin s Heminway Adventure, students author a newspaper about Hemingway s life, especially ...
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      Internet Pen Pals

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Technology
      The Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections (IECC) mailing lists are provided by St. Olaf College as a free service to help t...
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      Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Using The Giver, students discuss the importance recorded history. This provides context for descriptive writing of students’ ow...
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