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    • Thumb image for Photographic Memories: Creating Stories from PhotographsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Photographic Memories: Creating Stories from Photographs

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Visual Arts & Performing 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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      Design a Travel Brochure

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Geography, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this activity from ReadWriteThink, children create a travel brochure to share information about a place they have visited or ...
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      Hmong Among Us: Creating Portraits of United States Refugee Communities

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the Hmong community in Minnesota; they then resea...
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      From Page to Screen: Exploring the Uses of Scanning Technology to Make Materials Available Online

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider how xerographic photocopy machines and scanners oper...
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      Extra! Extra! (Information): Creating News Items that Help Readers Understand Current Events

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students act as New York Times editors who consider and create news it...
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      Learning the Hard Way: Examining School Segregation Around the World

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Oral Presentations, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore school segregation that currently exists in countries...
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      They Have Issues: Exploring the Political Platforms of the 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the different campaign styles and political platforms...
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      Down to the Wire: Debating the Worth of Computers in Schools

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Technology, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students reflect on their computer use and explore various perspec...
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      Empowered Fiction Writers: Generating and Organizing Ideas for Story Writing

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson introduces students to the use of speedwriting (also called free writing) as a prewriting technique. ...
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      NoodleTools

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from NoodleTools, features NoodleBib MLA Starter, a tool designed to guide students as they write an MLA-style ci...
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    • Thumb image for Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing MemoirsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Using The Giver, students discuss the importance recorded history. This provides context for descriptive writing of students’ ow...
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      In Good Company: Creating a News Program About Technology Companies

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Economics, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, students research and write a radio or television news special on some of Silicon Valley's most successful compa...
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      Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson students create a travel brochure for a location in a text that they have read. Students think abo...
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      Twenty-First Century Informational Literacy: Integrating Research Techniques and Technology

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Students develop their reading, writing, research, and technology skills using graphic novels. As a final activity, students cre...
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      Newspaper Reporting and Writing

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Geography, Career & Technical Ed and 2 additional..
      In this PBS lesson, from the Michael Palin s Heminway Adventure, students author a newspaper about Hemingway s life, especially ...
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      Screening the Silver Screen: Writing New York Times "Movie Guide" Reviews

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Theatre, Reading Comprehension, Film & Video, Visual Arts & Performing Arts and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the style and techniques of the "Movie Guide" column ...
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      Evaluating Internet Resources

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from eduScapes, describes the process of evaluating Internet sites. The page includes links to interesting hoax s...
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      Critical Evaluation of a Web Site Form

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from Kathy Schrock s Guide for Educators, provides a printable Web site evaluation form for students. The form al...
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      Imagine That! Playing with Genre through Newspapers and Short Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses narrative structures to introduce students to one form of expository writing--news briefs...
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      Get Your Motor Runnin': Understanding the Technology and Environmental Efficiency of Hybrid Vehicles

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the technology of hybrid vehicles and the claims made...
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