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    • Thumb image for You Too Can HaikuResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      You Too Can Haiku

      Grades: TK/K to 4
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Geography
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students write their own haiku, which they publish on a Japanese-style scroll. Students are first brief...
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      Writing ABC Books to Enhance Reading Comprehension

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, after reading a piece of literature, students explore the text, searching for literary elem...
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      World Poetry Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on poetry and the celebration of "World Poetry Day" each March 21st. A classroom activity i...
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      William Carlos Williams

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the style of American writer William Carlos Williams. A classroom activity is featured i...
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      What Makes Poetry? Exploring Line Breaks

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages children in exploring various poems and hypothesizing about why lines are broken where...
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      Using "Snowflake Bentley" as a Framing Text for Multigenre Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson is based on "Snowflake Bentley," a Caldecott Medal-winning book about Wilson Bentley (and an example ...
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      Using Picture Books to Teach Characterization in Writing Workshop

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson invites students to examine the craft of developing characters through focused experiences with pictu...
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      Using <em>Snowflake Bentley</em> as a Framing Text for Multigenre Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Using Snowflake Bentley as a model, students create a working definition of multigenre text and then use that definition to crea...
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      This is My Story: Encouraging Students to Use a Unique Voice

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students listen to different versions of familiar stories, learning to identify what makes a stro...
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      The Pied Piper Leads the Children Out of Hamelin

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, who is said to have led the children out of the...
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      The Magical World of Russian Fairy Tales

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Literature
      This EDSITEment lesson focuses on several imaginative and exciting Russian fairy tales. Students review some of the common fairy...
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      The Connection Between Poetry and Music

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Music, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students listen to poems read aloud and discuss the rhythm and sound of poetry. Students th...
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      Teaching With Nonfiction

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This resource, from Scholastic, provides a collection of articles that include research-based practical tips and ready-to-use le...
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      St. Patrick's Day

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This calendar entry, from ReadWriteThink, focuses on the St. Patrick's Day holiday. It includes suggestions for a variety of cla...
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      Sharing Favorite Books Using Interactive Character Trading Cards

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses trading cards--a popular culture text--as a means of encouraging students to make and receive bo...
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      Shape Poems: Writing Extraordinary Poems About Ordinary Objects

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write shape poems about a familiar object. They engage in an online interactive ac...
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    • Thumb image for Seasonal Haiku: Writing Poems to Celebrate Any SeasonResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Seasonal Haiku: Writing Poems to Celebrate Any Season

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students listen to a sample of haiku read aloud. Then, using seasonal descriptive words, the...
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      Science Writer Seymour Simon

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Science, Writing Strategies, Literature
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on science writer Seymour Simon and using nonfiction science texts in the classroom. A clas...
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      Scholastic: Folktales

      Grades: 2 to 6
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      This resource, from Scholastic, is featured on the Writing with Writers: Folktales portion of their Web site. The page include...
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    • Thumb image for Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and FictionResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students identify key events in Rudyard Kipling's life and describe th...
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