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    • Thumb image for ClassZone.com: Maniac MageeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      ClassZone.com: Maniac Magee

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Houghton Mifflin s ClassZone provides this novel guide for Jerry Spinelli s Maniac Magee. Teachers will find information about...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Exploring Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the nature and structure of expository texts focusing on cause and effect. After...
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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Animal Spirit and Powers (Nahuales)

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Writing Strategies, Foreign Languages, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ARTSEDGE, teaches basic elements of poetic verse in Spanish and English (sensory use, imagery, stanza, poetic ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Let's Read It Again: Comprehension Strategies for English-Language Learners

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink can be adapted for Spanish-speaking second graders learning English. Using a bilingual picture b...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Alaska Native Stories: Using Narrative to Introduce Expository Text

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      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: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports the use of a text set (paired fiction and nonfiction texts on a similar topic) to inc...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      World Hello Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Humanities, Reading Comprehension, World History, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on "World Hello Day," started in 1973 to promote peace between Egypt and Israel. A classroo...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      PIZZAZ! Diamante Poems

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from Leslie Opp-Beckman, English as a Second Language instructor at the University of Oregon, students create di...
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      The Connection Between Poetry and Music

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Music, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      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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      Go West: Imagining the Oregon Trail

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Geography, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from EDSITEment, students compare imagined travel experiences of their own with the actual experiences of 19th-ce...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Shadows

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Science, Earth & Space Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this Science NetLinks lesson, one of a four-part series on the sky, students explore making shadows. They also track the move...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Patricia Polacco

      Grades: TK/K to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Patricia Polacco, author of stories that reflect her childhood, her struggles and triump...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      It Came from Greek Mythology

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this unit of six lessons, from EDSITEment, students study basic plots of three Greek myths and discuss three common themes in...
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      Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, 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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      Free Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: Graphic organizers, Writing Strategies, 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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      Look in the Mythic Mirror

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Music, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, 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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      Poetry from Prose

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Literature, 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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      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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      Writing Fix

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      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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