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    • Thumb image for A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned BooksResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces...
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      A Race with Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the grace and beauty of motion in a variety of sports. Examining examples from t...
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      AlphaAntics

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, Grammar, English-Language Arts
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features information for creating and using an alphabet book as an instructional str...
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      Alter Egos and More with Avi’s <em>"Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?"</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Theatre
      After reading Avi’s novel "Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?", students create an alter ego for themselves and use it to write th...
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      Amelia Bedelia--Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      In this lesson, from Teachers.net, students complete a persuasive writing assignment after reading Amelia Bedelia.
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      Can You Convince Me? Developing Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Through a classroom game and resource handouts, students learn about the techniques used in persuasive oral arguments and apply ...
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      "Cap o'Rushes" Lesson Plan

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Theatre
      In this lesson, from the University of Calgary, students will read and/or listen to the English folk tale Cap o Rushes, and p...
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      Character's Childhood Planning Sheet

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      Using this student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, students plan a project in which they create a childhood for a fi...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, English-Language Arts, Literature, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Collecting Their Thoughts: Telling Your Story

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students tell a story from the point of view of someone who lived in a time depicted in a museum exhibition.
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      Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine the plot and narrative structure of a story through the use of comic strip ...
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      Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students write to their school librarian, requesting that a specific text be added to the school ...
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      Down to the Wire: Debating the Worth of Computers in Schools

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Technology
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students reflect on their computer use and explore various perspec...
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      Elements of a Story - PBS Interactives

      Grades: 2 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      Learn secrets for telling a good story, explore narratives -- heroes, plot and background. Then, write a story of your own.
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      Elizabeth Blackwell, the First Woman Doctor

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Health Education, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Elizabeth Blackwell, who became the first woman doctor in 1849. A classroom activity is ...
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      Endangered Species - Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Career & Technical Ed
      This student reproducible is from ABCTeach. Students are asked to play the role of a newspaper reporter, select a topic related ...
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      Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students identify the characteristics of conflict using picture books. They complete graphi...
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      Exploring Point of View

      Grades: 5 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis
      This Web page, found on the Annenberg Media Learner.org Web site, highlights the importance of considering point of view when re...
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      Fairy Tales, Then and Now

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geography, English-Language Arts, Literature, History-Social Science
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students read an old fairy tale or story and list the geographical features and characters described ...
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      Fiction, Setting the Story

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore how to use the elements of fiction to enhance and devel...
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