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    • Thumb image for Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary SourcesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary Sources

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, United States History, History-Social Science, Literature
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students research narratives from the Federal Writers' Project and describe the lives of former...
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      Developing Inferential Comprehension Through DL-TA and Discussion Webs

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses the narrative text "Granddaddy's Gift" by Margaree King Mitchell to help students improve...
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      Author Laura Joffe Numeroff

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the books written by children's author Laura Joffe Numeroff. A classroom activity is fea...
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      Guided Comprehension: Monitoring Using the INSERT Technique

      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--one of a series from R...
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      Exploring Compare and Contrast Structure in Expository Texts

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar
      Students build their understanding of the terms compare and contrast by participating in class discussions, using Internet resou...
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      There's No Place Like Home

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, English-Language Arts, United States History, History-Social Science, Literature
      This Xpeditions lesson uses children's literature and maps to explore reasons for past and present settlement. Students give var...
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      Author Study: Improving Reading Comprehension Using Inference and Comparison

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students review several texts by one illustrator/author, practice making inferences about that au...
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      Balancing Three Branches at Once: Our System of Checks and Balances

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this unit of four EDSITEment lessons, students use primary source documents to investigate of how the three branches of the A...
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      Comparing Tales through Performance

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Theatre
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students identify the similarities and differences between a traditional and a contemporary version of ...
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      Exchanging Ideas by Sharing Journals: Interactive Response in the Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, pairs of students respond to literature alternately in shared journals. After students create a l...
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      Round Robin Retell

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features information about conducting a classroom Round Robin Retell, in which eac...
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      What If We Changed the Book? Problem-Posing with "Sixteen Cows"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature, Mathematics
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, demonstrates the strategy of problem posing, using a piece of math-related children's literatu...
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      Three-Column Recall Chart

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Professional Development, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, contains information on using a three-column recall chart as an instructional tool t...
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      The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this unit of five EDSITEment lessons, students investigate the purposes of the U.S. Constitution, as identified in the Preamb...
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      Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, United States History, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports third- through fifth-grade students' exploration of multiple online sources to gather...
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      Teaching Science Through Picture Books: A Rainforest Lesson

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Life Sciences, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Science
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, a study of the tropical rainforest is introduced through the picture book "Welcome to the Gr...
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      Developing Students' Critical Thinking Skills Through Whole-Class Dialogue

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, World History, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to a book read aloud by the teacher or read it silently by themselves. Afte...
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      Critical Perspectives: Reading and Writing About Slavery

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies and 2 additional..
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students critically explore the moral issues of slavery and the perspectives held by slaves ...
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      Literature Circles: Getting Started

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      This ReadWriteThink lesson provides a basic introduction to literature circles, a collaborative and student-centered reading str...
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      Reading and Writing About Pollution to Understand Cause and Effect

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Science
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students access prior knowledge about water pollution before exploring the topic further using re...
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