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    • Thumb image for Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in CharacterResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, 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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      Developing Students' Critical Thinking Skills Through Whole-Class Dialogue

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, World History, 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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      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...
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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...
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      Behind the Scenes with Cinderella

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, 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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      Once Upon a Time Rethought: Writing Fractured Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together to craft a list of common fairy tale elements. They then explore and analy...
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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...
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      Emblems of the Land I Love: Exploring the History and Impact of Patriotic Images

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the histories of American patriotic emblems and exami...
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      Leading to Great Places in the Elementary Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students examine examples of leads in children's literature such as setting, action, character, r...
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      Flying to Freedom: <i>Tar Beach</i> and <i>The People Could Fly</i>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Science
      Students look to the past and use historical context to compare and contrast two characters from folktales.
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: <em>Freak the Mighty</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      Students use a variety of reading and writing strategies as they read Rodman Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty.
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      Figurative Language Resource Page

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, offers examples of and definitions for several types of figurative lang...
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      Unwinding a Circular Plot: Prediction Strategies in Reading and Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, builds on students' existing knowledge of plot structure and of cycles in other content areas,...
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      Is Superman Really All That Super? Critically Exploring Superheroes

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students generate a list of superheroes from various types of texts. They then explore individual...
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      Graphing Plot and Character in a Novel

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students graphically illustrate events in the plot of the story, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1...
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      Lift Every Voice and Sing

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science and 2 additional..
      This lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, explores the origins of "The Black National Anthem," which was originally a...
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      Figurative Language Awards Ceremony

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students use their background knowledge of figurative language. They listen to texts read a...
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      Literature Circles with Primary Students Using Self-Selected Reading

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink is a structured guideline for helping students learn to think about the books they read, and to ...
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      Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense: A Little Nonsense

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students learn about nonsense poetry as well as the various poetic techniques and devices that ...
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      Tales of King Arthur

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: World History, Literature, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Geography
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students discover how historical events gradually merged with fantasy to create Arthurian legend. The...
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