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    • Thumb image for Narrative Script FormattingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Narrative Script Formatting

      Grades: 10 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      The main focus of this lesson is the technical formatting of the written script. Students will learn about the five elements of ...
      Contributor: CTE Online
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      Online Poetry Classroom

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This site provides teachers with resources related to teaching poetry in the classroom, along with a searchable database of poet...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Flying to Freedom: <i>Tar Beach</i> and <i>The People Could Fly</i>Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Flying to Freedom: <i>Tar Beach</i> and <i>The People Could Fly</i>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Science, Reading Comprehension, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students look to the past and use historical context to compare and contrast two characters from folktales.
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: <em>Freak the Mighty</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling, Grammar, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students use a variety of reading and writing strategies as they read Rodman Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty.
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Postmodern Picture Books in Middle School

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students analyze the structure of a postmodern picture book, Black and White, to uncover how authors create unexpected plots and...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Finding Figurative Language in <i>The Phantom Tollbooth</i>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Spelling, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      Students examine figurative language in The Phantom Tollbooth and create a chart representing the literal and figurative meaning...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Sharing Poetry with Children

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from Yale/New Haven Teachers Institute, features information and lesson plans for sharing poetry with children. I...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for National Poetry Map: CaliforniaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      National Poetry Map: California

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This page, from the Academy of American Poets Online Poetry Classroom, highlights poets from California. It includes links to t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Dickens for Dummies: Notes on "A Christmas Carol"Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Dickens for Dummies: Notes on "A Christmas Carol"

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This Web site, from Dickens Made Simple.com (formerly Dickens for Dummies ), is a study guide for Charles Dickens A Christmas...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Scholastic Poetry: Writing with Writers

      Grades: 1 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This web page, found on the Scholastic Web site, introduces a poetry-writing project featuring three well-known children s autho...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Edward Stratemeyer, creator of book series such as Nancy Drew, was born on this day in 1862.Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Edward Stratemeyer, creator of book series such as Nancy Drew, was born on this day in 1862.

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students select several books from one of Stratemeyer's series to read, discuss shared elements in the books, and use the 3-Circ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Today is World Poetry Day.

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies, American Democracy and 2 additional..
      Students read and respond to Billy Collins' poem "Introduction to Poetry." Students then write about a favorite poem and imagine...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Black Poetry Day is celebrated today.Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Black Poetry Day is celebrated today.

      Grades: 1 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Foreign Languages, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Books and webpages are gathered that focus on the work of African American poets and students explore the resources and find a p...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Langston Hughes was born in 1902.

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students examine the poem "Dreams" and identify metaphors in each sentence. Groups of students then compose poems with metaphors...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Valentine's Day is today!

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students find examples of figurative language and write an original example of each device, illustrate, and share them with the ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell WhyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Pourquoi Stories: Creating Tales to Tell Why

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Where did the stars come from? What makes lightning and thunder? Pourquoi tales are narratives developed by various cultures aro...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Poetry DailyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Poetry Daily

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This Web site, from Poetry Daily, provides a daily selection of poetry, and an archive of poetry, available for one year from pu...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Genre Analysis

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Professional Development, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, contains a list of different types of text. There are hints and suggestions for how ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      If I Were the Author

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Professional Development, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features a strategy to help students explore questions about an author s viewpoint, ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Lead Preview

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Professional Development, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features information about a teaching strategy in which students preview a reading s...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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