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    • Thumb image for The ShawlResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Shawl

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension
      This Big Read Teacher’s Guide contains ten lessons to lead you through Cynthia Ozick’s classic novel, The Shawl. Each lesson has...
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      Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students are invited to attend a 19th-century party as a character from Charles Dickens' "A...
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      Author Lois Duncan

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on young adult mystery author Lois Duncan. A classroom activity is featured in which studen...
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      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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      Developing Story Structure with Paper-Bag Skits

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Theatre
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work in cooperative groups to create semi-impromptu skits using unique props distributed...
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      Mental Imagery in Reading: A Sampler of Some Significant Studies

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Professional Development
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses key reading research that examines the effects of mental ima...
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      Traveling the Road to Freedom Through Research and Historical Fiction

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students read historical fiction to gain an understanding of an important period in American hist...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Geography, Literature
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Thinking Inductively: A Close Reading of Seamus Heaney's "Blackberry Picking"

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students analyze the poem "Blackberry Picking" by Seamus Heaney by listing examples of imagery, d...
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      Types of Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      This Web page, found on the Annenberg Media Learner.org Web site, describes the different types of point of view used by authors...
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      Childhood Through the Looking-Glass

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, Literature
      This lesson from EDSITEment explores the vision of childhood created by Lewis Carroll in "Alice in Wonderland." Students begin b...
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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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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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      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: United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the histories of American patriotic emblems and exami...
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      Ernest Hemingway

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on novelist Ernest Hemingway, winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. A classroom act...
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      Romeo & Juliet: The Story

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Philosophy, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      This ARTSEDGE resource presents teachers and students with invaluable contextual information for the study of "Romeo Juliet." ...
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      Guided Comprehension in Action: Teaching Summarizing With the Bio-Cube

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about how biographies are constructed using the Guided Comprehension model develop...
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      Documenting the American South

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, American Democracy and 3 additional..
      Documenting the American South (DAS) is a collection of sources on Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial...
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