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    • Thumb image for There's No Place Like HomeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      There's No Place Like Home

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, United States History, Geography, English-Language Arts
      This Xpeditions lesson uses children's literature and maps to explore reasons for past and present settlement. Students give var...
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      The Story of Jack and the Bank Stalk

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, Mathematics, Economics and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from EconEdLink, the story of "Jack and the Bean Stalk" is used as vehicle for the understanding of money. Fairy...
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      What Makes a Hero?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this unit of eight lessons, from EDSITEment, students explore heroes and the traits that make them heroic. Students begin by ...
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      Balancing Three Branches at Once: Our System of Checks and Balances

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, U.S. Constitution, United States History, American Democracy and 2 additional..
      In this unit of four EDSITEment lessons, students use primary source documents to investigate of how the three branches of the A...
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      The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, History-Social Science, U.S. Constitution, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this unit of five EDSITEment lessons, students investigate the purposes of the U.S. Constitution, as identified in the Preamb...
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      Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary Sources

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, United States History, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students research narratives from the Federal Writers' Project and describe the lives of former...
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      Literature Circles: Getting Started

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson provides a basic introduction to literature circles, a collaborative and student-centered reading str...
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      Teaching Science Through Picture Books: A Rainforest Lesson

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Science, Writing Strategies, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, a study of the tropical rainforest is introduced through the picture book "Welcome to the Gr...
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      Be a Reading Detective: Finding Similarities and Differences in Ideas

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, focuses on the strategy of compare and contrast in nonfiction writing. Students use graphic or...
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      A Daily DEAR Program: Drop Everything, and Read!

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink lesson is designed to encourage students to build the habit of lifelong reading, for the love of reading. Th...
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      Native Americans Today

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Through this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, teachers use children's nonfiction books and the Internet to help their students devel...
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      Mark Twain's Cave

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, Earth's Resources, Geography and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from Xpeditions, students learn about the cave described in Mark Twain's famous novel, "The Adventures of Tom Sa...
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      Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Technology and 2 additional..
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, supports third- through fifth-grade students' exploration of multiple online sources to gather...
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      Escaping Slavery: "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses the picture book "Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt" by Deborah Hopkinson and an interact...
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      A Century of Change Worksheet

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Mathematics, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This printable activity sheet accompanies the ReadWriteThink lesson titled "QARs + Tables = Successful Comprehension of Math Wor...
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      Using the Prediction Strategy to Set Purposes for Reading

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, gives students opportunities to understand the prediction strategy in reading. The prediction...
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      Guided Comprehension: Previewing Using an Anticipation Guide

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson--one of a series from R...
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      Guided Comprehension: Making Connections Using a Double-Entry Journal

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson--one of a series from R...
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      Guided Comprehension: Monitoring Using the INSERT Technique

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson--one of a series from R...
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      Guided Comprehension: Self-Questioning Using Question-Answer Relationships

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson--one of a series from R...
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