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    • Thumb image for Be a Reading Detective: Finding Similarities and Differences in IdeasResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Be a Reading Detective: Finding Similarities and Differences in Ideas

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, focuses on the strategy of compare and contrast in nonfiction writing. Students use graphic or...
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      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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      A Century of Change Worksheet

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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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      A Schema-Building Study with Patricia Polacco

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling, Literature
      This ReadWriteThink lesson uses Patricia Polacco's books "Chicken Sunday" and "Rechenka's Eggs" to teach students new words whil...
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      Fact or Fiction: Learning About Worms Using <i>Diary of a Worm</i>

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Life Sciences, Science
      Students often believe that fiction writers make everything up, seldom realizing how research worms its way into entertaining wr...
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      Paul Revere Cloze Activity

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, United States History
      This Enchanted Learning resource features a printable cloze (fill-in-the-blanks) activity about Paul Revere. Students fill in th...
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      The Story of Jack and the Bank Stalk

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, 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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    • Thumb image for Skimming and Scanning: Using Riddles to Practice Fact Finding OnlineResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Skimming and Scanning: Using Riddles to Practice Fact Finding Online

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension
      Skimming, scanning, and navigating websites are increasingly important media literacy skills. In this lesson from ReadWriteThink...
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      Guided Comprehension: Self-Questioning Using Question-Answer Relationships

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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: Summarizing Using the QuIP Strategy

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to ...
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      Exploring the Subtext Strategy: Thinking Beyond the Text

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students take the perspectives of various characters in a story and think beyond the written text...
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      Questioning: A Comprehension Strategy for Small-Group Guided Reading

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, the teacher explains the difference between thin (factual) and thick (inferential) questions and ...
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      Slave Narratives: Constructing U.S. History Through Analyzing Primary Sources

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

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      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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      Exploring Compare and Contrast Structure in Expository Texts

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling
      Students build their understanding of the terms compare and contrast by participating in class discussions, using Internet resou...
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      There's No Place Like Home

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Geography, Literature, United States History
      This Xpeditions lesson uses children's literature and maps to explore reasons for past and present settlement. Students give var...
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      Balancing Three Branches at Once: Our System of Checks and Balances

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension 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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      Exchanging Ideas by Sharing Journals: Interactive Response in the Classroom

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, pairs of students respond to literature alternately in shared journals. After students create a l...
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      What If We Changed the Book? Problem-Posing with "Sixteen Cows"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature, Mathematics
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, demonstrates the strategy of problem posing, using a piece of math-related children's literatu...
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