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    • Thumb image for Packing the Pilgrim's Trunk: Personalizing History in the Elementary ClassroomResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Packing the Pilgrim's Trunk: Personalizing History in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students investigate the Pilgrims--who they were and why they came to America. Through a se...
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      Powerful Writing: Description in Creating Monster Trading Cards

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students create original names for monsters of their own creation while also stressing the ...
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      Eyewitness to History

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, World History, United States History and 2 additional..
      Families connect us to our own history and to the history of the world around us. In this lesson from EDSITEment, students explo...
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      Patricia Polacco

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Patricia Polacco, author of stories that reflect her childhood, her struggles and triump...
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      A Journal for Corduroy: Responding to Literature

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, leads first-grade students to reflect on and respond to literature through journal writing. St...
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      Mary Hoffman

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Mary Hoffman, author of the Amazing Grace series of books. A classroom activity is featu...
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      New Takes on Old Tales

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this Xpeditions student activity, students revamp a classic fairy tale so that it takes place in today's world. They base the...
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      Writing Workshop: Helping Writers Choose and Focus on a Topic

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, helps young writers bring greater focus to their writing. Students use a timeline to break a l...
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      From Fact to Fiction: Drawing and Writing Stories

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students use factual information gathered from the Internet as the basis for creating a nonfictio...
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      Investigating Animals: Using Nonfiction for Inquiry-based Research

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Reading Comprehension, Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students research animals with nonfiction and informational material. Through their resear...
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      Lessons in Courage

      Grades: 1
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This instructional unit, from the Denver Public Schools, includes eight lessons dealing with three American civil rights figures...
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      Get Writing with "Weekend News!"

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write about their weekends, using skills they have learned in writing workshops. F...
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      Draw a Story: Stepping from Pictures to Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students draw a series of pictures that tell a simple story that includes character action, probl...
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      Cornerstones Literacy Units

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, found on the PBS Kids Between the Lions Web site, provides information and resources for the Cornerstones liter...
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      What’s the Difference? Beginning Writers Compare E-mail with Letter Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students compare e-mails to traditional letters, identifying style and intended audience for each. They then write both an e-mai...
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      Write Letters That Make Things Happen!

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, World History, 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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      Packing the Pilgrim’s Trunk: Personalizing History in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literary Analysis, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students make personal connections between their lives and those of Pilgrim children by following the Pilgrims' move to the New ...
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    • Thumb image for What's the Difference? Beginning Writers Compare E-mail with Letter WritingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What's the Difference? Beginning Writers Compare E-mail with Letter Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore the differences between e-mail and letter writing by contrasting and ident...
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      Acrostic Poems: All About Me and My Favorite Things

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to acrostic poetry. They create poems using their names as a starting poi...
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      Family and Friendship in Quilts

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, United States History, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this unit of three EDSITEment lessons, students recognize how people of different cultures and time periods have used cloth-b...
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