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    • Thumb image for David MacaulayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      David Macaulay

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on children's author David Macaulay, who is known for writing multigenre texts, including "...
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      New Takes on Old Tales

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, History-Social Science, Geography
      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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      Fables and Trickster Tales Around the World

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, World History, History-Social Science
      This unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, introduces students to folktales, such as fables and trickster tales, from around th...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses letter poems to make poetry accessible, meaningful, and fun for children. Letter poems are also ...
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      Author Lois Duncan

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on young adult mystery author Lois Duncan. A classroom activity is featured in which studen...
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      History Comes Alive: Using Social Studies to Improve Fluency and Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's life and his inventions in order to create a play script. S...
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      Investigating Junk Mail: Negotiating Critical Literacy at the Mailbox

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students learn to think about and question texts in ways that develop their analytical capa...
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      Poetry from Prose

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students compose found and parallel poems based on descriptive passages from pieces of literature...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Discovering Fairy Tales

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, presented by Scholastic, explores the appeal of fairy tales and explains how some authors still like to retell and in...
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      Writing ABC Books to Enhance Reading Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, after reading a piece of literature, students explore the text, searching for literary elem...
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      You Too Can Haiku

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students write their own haiku, which they publish on a Japanese-style scroll. Students are first brief...
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      Charlotte Is Wise, Patient, and Caring: Adjectives and Character Traits

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students define the purpose of adjectives and find examples in shared reading. Then students "bec...
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      Caldecott Medal-Winner Virginia Lee Burton

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the books of Caldecott Medal-winner Virginia Lee Burton and her use of personification. ...
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      Using "Snowflake Bentley" as a Framing Text for Multigenre Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson is based on "Snowflake Bentley," a Caldecott Medal-winning book about Wilson Bentley (and an example ...
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      Behind the Scenes with Cinderella

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Geography
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, begins by having students compare a version of the Cinderella folk tale from France with a ver...
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      Science Writer Seymour Simon

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Science, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on science writer Seymour Simon and using nonfiction science texts in the classroom. A clas...
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      Guided Comprehension: Evaluating Using the Meeting of the Minds Technique

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, one of a series from ReadWriteThink, introduces students to the comprehension strategy of evaluating. Students lear...
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      Using <em>Snowflake Bentley</em> as a Framing Text for Multigenre Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
      Using Snowflake Bentley as a model, students create a working definition of multigenre text and then use that definition to crea...
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