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    • Thumb image for Figurative Language Resource PageResource Type: Document

      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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      Documenting the American South

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, United States History, Christianity 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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      I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Evaluating the Differences between Oral and Written History

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, United States History
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a narrative text that recounts the legacy of a family as...
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      Valentine's Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Valentine's Day, a holiday which arose from a confluence of Christian and pagan themes. ...
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      The Persuasive Art of Portraiture: The Message Behind the Picture

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students first explore the power of the visual image to convey a messa...
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      What's the Story?: Learning About One Event Through Different Journalistic Styles

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how the same news story can be presented differently ...
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      Story Character Homepage

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, helps students develop a thorough understanding of character. In groups, students look at exam...
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      Using Technology to Analyze and Illustrate Symbolism in "Night"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the use of symbolism in Elie Wiesel's autobiographical novel "Night." After lear...
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      Biography Project: Research and Class Presentation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students brainstorm about famous people and each selects one to research by reading a biogr...
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      Tales of King Arthur

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

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore how to use the elements of fiction to enhance and devel...
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      Autobiographical Incident Rubric

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This rubric, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, allows students to assess and remodel original autobiographical incidents.
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      Making Personal and Cultural Connections Using <em>A Girl Named Disaster</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Geography, Literary Analysis
      Struggling to survive is one of the many themes explored in A Girl Named Disaster. As students read, they look for connections b...
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      It's No Laughing Matter: Analyzing Political Cartoons

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts and 3 additional..
      In this activity for students, from the Library of Congress Learning Page, take apart real-world political cartoons and learn ho...
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      A Story of Epic Proportions: What Makes a Poem an Epic?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This EDSITEment lesson introduces students to the epic poem form and to its roots in the oral tradition. Students learn about th...
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      The Big, Bad Wolf . . . Is This a Fact?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts, Literature, Vocabulary & Spelling
      This ReadWriteThink lesson combines the nonfiction works of Seymour Simon with teacher modeling, discussion groups, and student-...
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      Robert Frost

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This resource, from Heath s Online Instructor s Guide, features American poet, Robert Frost. This site includes the major themes...
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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, Literary Analysis
      This lesson eases students’ fear of interpreting complex poetry by teaching them a strategy with which they determine patterns o...
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      Photographic Memories: Creating Stories from Photographs

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Types of Media, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Visual Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how photographs can be interpreted as conveying rich ...
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      Using Picture Books to Explore Identity, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Electives, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      Students analyze the concepts of identity, stereotyping, and discrimination by reading picture books; identify how these concept...
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