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    • Thumb image for Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery BiographiesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Literature and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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      Expository Escapade?Detective’s Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, Vocabulary & Spelling, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      Students create a Detective's Handbook based on a detective mystery they have read. The handbooks include expository and descrip...
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      Get Set!: Constructing Movie Sets Through Descriptive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students create vivid descriptions for various sets used in the ne...
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, 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...
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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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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      What Is a Surrey?

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, History-Social Science and 2 additional..
      This ARTSEDGE lesson explores the magic of the vocabulary used by Oscar Hammerstein in his lyrics. Students "translate" the lyri...
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      Listen to the Nightingale

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Music, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students learn music vocabulary and use it to assess David Maddox's musi...
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      Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in Newspapers

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, Arts, Media, & Entertainment and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the ways in which editorials and Op-ed pieces respond...
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      Voting! What's It All About?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students both listen to information read aloud from a variety of sources and read from fict...
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      Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, United States History, Literature, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students research the Gold Rush era to provide authentic background for their own fictional prose. By...
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      Writing Myths

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore the way myths help explain nature and science. Students...
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      Black, White and Digitized All Over: Examining the Pros and Cons of Print Newspapers and Online News Sites

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, Arts, Media, & Entertainment and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the pros and cons of getting news from print newspape...
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      Have Web, Will Travel! Creating Web-Based Travel Guides for Vacation Destinations

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Geography, Reading Comprehension, Technology and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the many applications of the Internet in travel p...
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      Book Reviews, Annotation, and Web Technology

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write a group book review, taking notes in their journals throughout the reading a...
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      Inquiry on the Internet: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Technology, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students conduct a class inquiry project, individually or in groups, collecting Web-based r...
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      The Elements of Plot Development

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from Learner.org, discusses elements of plot development, including the exposition, complications, climax and res...
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      MSN

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      The homepage for the MSN Web site features an Internet search tool, current news, city guides, links to reference sources, and m...
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      Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and Art

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build a comparative frame to explore the creative processes of writing and art as c...
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      Internet Pen Pals

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Technology, English-Language Arts
      The Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections (IECC) mailing lists are provided by St. Olaf College as a free service to help t...
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