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      New Takes on Old Tales

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this Xpeditions student activity, students revamp a classic fairy tale so that it takes place in today's world. They base the...
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      Can You Haiku?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this unit of three lessons, from EDSITEment, students learn the rules and conventions of haiku. They study examples by Japane...
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      Fables and Trickster Tales Around the World

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: World History, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      This unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, introduces students to folktales, such as fables and trickster tales, from around th...
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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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      Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense: There Once Was...

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students learn about limerick poetry and practice the strict metrical form that defines the lim...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Poetry: A Feast to Form Fluent Readers

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine elements of fluent reading through oral poetry performance. They use the In...
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      Playing with Prepositions Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students have the opportunity to play with language, particularly prepositions, through the ...
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      Seasonal Haiku: Writing Poems to Celebrate Any Season

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students listen to a sample of haiku read aloud. Then, using seasonal descriptive words, the...
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      Composing Cinquain Poems with Basic Parts of Speech

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students learn about cinquain and write simple cinquain of their own. Cinquain (pronounced "...
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      Let's Talk About Stories: Shared Discussions with "Amazing Grace"

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      Make space for critical literacy in your classroom and engage your students in meaningful and thoughtful discussions. This lesso...
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      Bright Morning: Exploring Character Development in Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students explore characters in their reading, identifying traits and pointing to textual sup...
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      Exploring World Cultures Through Folk Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students read folk tales from Japan, Wales, and Africa and depict the stories visually for p...
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      What Makes Poetry? Exploring Line Breaks

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages children in exploring various poems and hypothesizing about why lines are broken where...
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      How Big Are "Martin's Big Words"? Thinking Big about the Future

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students explore information on Dr. King throught the book "Martin's Big Words: The Life of ...
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      Peace Poems and Picasso Doves: Literature, Art, Technology, and Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports third- through fifth-grade students as they apply think-aloud strategies to reading, ...
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      Literature as a Catalyst for Social Action: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Literature, Humanities, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, picture books are used to invite students to engage in critical discussion of complex issues of r...
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      Using Picture Books to Teach Characterization in Writing Workshop

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson invites students to examine the craft of developing characters through focused experiences with pictu...
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      Letter Poems Deliver: Experimenting with Line Breaks in Poetry Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses letter poems to make poetry accessible, meaningful, and fun for children. Letter poems are also ...
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