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    • Thumb image for Book Report Alternative: Writing Resumes for Characters in Historical FictionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Book Report Alternative: Writing Resumes for Characters in Historical Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students select a character from a work of historical fiction and then help the character c...
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      Playing with Prepositions Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Grammar, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students have the opportunity to play with language, particularly prepositions, through the ...
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      Composing Cinquain Poems with Basic Parts of Speech

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students learn about cinquain and write simple cinquain of their own. Cinquain (pronounced "...
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      Links to Other Forms of Poetry and Elements of Poetry

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This printable teacher resource accompanies the ReadWriteThink lesson titled "Color Poems-Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewrit...
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      Bright Morning: Exploring Character Development in Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students explore characters in their reading, identifying traits and pointing to textual sup...
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      Once Upon a Link: A PowerPoint Adventure With Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Students sometimes have trouble understanding the difference between the global issues of revision and the local ones of editing...
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      Exploring the Subtext Strategy: Thinking Beyond the Text

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students take the perspectives of various characters in a story and think beyond the written text...
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      Alaska Native Stories: Using Narrative to Introduce Expository Text

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses traditional stories (i.e., narrative text) of native peoples of the northwest to introduc...
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      Blending Fiction and Nonfiction to Improve Comprehension and Writing Skills

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports the use of a text set (paired fiction and nonfiction texts on a similar topic) to inc...
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      Masks and Aesop's Fables

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: Literature, Theatre, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts
      This ARTSEDGE lesson is based on a study of Aesop's Fables. Although Aesop's fables are over 2,600 years old, the stories--and t...
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      Basic Reading of Sound Words-Onomatopoeia

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute, examines the role of Onomatopoeia in reading, writing and speaking. Also ...
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      A Race with Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the grace and beauty of motion in a variety of sports. Examining examples from t...
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      Using Picture Books to Teach Characterization in Writing Workshop

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson invites students to examine the craft of developing characters through focused experiences with pictu...
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      The Connection Between Poetry and Music

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Music, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to poems read aloud and discuss the rhythm and sound of poetry. Students th...
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      Acrostic Poems

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students learn about acrostic poems and are guided through ...
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      Choosing One Word: Summarizing Shel Silverstein’s “Sick”

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis
      After reading Shel Silverstein's "Sick" aloud, students summarize the poem and count the words in their summary. They then summa...
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      Alliteration All Around

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to alliteration through picture books by Pamela Duncan Edwards. Using her...
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      Shape Poems: Writing Extraordinary Poems About Ordinary Objects

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write shape poems about a familiar object. They engage in an online interactive ac...
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      Patricia Polacco

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine elements of fluent reading through oral poetry performance. They use the In...
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