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    • Thumb image for Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry WritingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses letter poems to make poetry accessible, meaningful, and fun for children. Letter poems are also ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      History Comes Alive: Using Social Studies to Improve Fluency and Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, United States History, Visual Arts and 3 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students research Benjamin Franklin's life and his inventions in order to create a play script. S...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Free Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Graphic organizers, English-Language Arts
      The graphic organizers provided here are, for the most part, plain in appearance. Allow students to create their own look to the...
      Contributor: Deborah Lawson
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      Writing Fix

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Grammar
      WritingFix was designed by writers, teachers, and students to be used by writers, teachers, and students of any age. The site of...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Look in the Mythic Mirror

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Music, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This unit of eight lessons, from ARTSEDGE, focuses on Greek mythology, archetypal heroes, Classical literature, storytelling, We...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mental Imagery in Reading: A Sampler of Some Significant Studies

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Professional Development, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses key reading research that examines the effects of mental ima...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students compose found and parallel poems based on descriptive passages from pieces of literature...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Readers Theatre

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Theatre, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students develop scripts, perform in groups, and practice using their voice to depict characters ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Developing Students' Critical Thinking Skills Through Whole-Class Dialogue

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, World History, Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to a book read aloud by the teacher or read it silently by themselves. Afte...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Learning to Learn with <em>Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Life Sciences, Vocabulary & Spelling, Theatre and 4 additional..
      Students combine vocabulary exploration with word play by planning their own vocabulary parade, modeled on the activities in the...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Improve Comprehension Using a Word Card Game With Root Words and Affixes

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson, which is quick, focused, and engaging, has students study common root words and affixes and learn ho...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Word Play: Examining the Writing Process Through Autobiography

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students define the steps of the formal writing process and analyze ex...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Postmodern Picture Books in Middle School

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students analyze the structure of a postmodern picture book, Black and White, to uncover how authors create unexpected plots and...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Emblems of the Land I Love: Exploring the History and Impact of Patriotic Images

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the histories of American patriotic emblems and exami...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Behind the Scenes with Cinderella

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, begins by having students compare a version of the Cinderella folk tale from France with a ver...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Mind Pictures: Strategies That Enhance Mental Imagery While Reading

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students create mental images while reading using a three-pronged approach. The first approach de...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Color Poems?Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewriting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students use their five senses as a prewriting tool to guide their poetry writing as they compose free-form poems using imagery ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring How Section Headings Support Understanding of Expository Texts

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink provides a model, practice, and assessment in the sorting and categorizing of main concepts thro...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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