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    • Thumb image for Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing MemoirsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Memories Matter: <em>The Giver</em> and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Using The Giver, students discuss the importance recorded history. This provides context for descriptive writing of students’ ow...
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      Expository Escapade?Detective’s Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling
      Students create a Detective's Handbook based on a detective mystery they have read. The handbooks include expository and descrip...
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      Using the Thesaurus

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This reproducible, from the Assistive Technology Training Online Project (ATTO) at the University at Buffalo, provides step-by-s...
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      Online Thesaurus

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This online thesaurus is provided by the Lexico Publishing Group. From this page users can also access an online dictionary as ...
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      Dictionary.com

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling
      Dictionary.com is an online dictionary. Users can look up words, as well as access word games, foreign language dictionaries, a ...
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      It's Halloween!

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students research information on Halloween, create masks or costumes from a text they are reading, or write a narrative essay de...
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      Hans Christian Andersen was born on this date in 1805.

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Students write a brief summary of one of Andersen's stories, and then read the original story and compare the two versions of t...
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      Once Upon a Time: Writing Stories about Reading

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students first take an inventory of their own histories as readers...
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      Merriam-Webster Online

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Grammar, Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts
      Merriam-Webster Online offers access to an online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia. There is also a special kids section....
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      Learning on the Web: A Content Literacy Perspective

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Professional Development, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This article, from the International Reading Association, discusses how new web technologies can be applied to assist readers in...
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      Word Art with King's Words

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 4
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literary Analysis, United States History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      Examine one or more of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s letters or speeches and turn powerful words and phrases into word art using ...
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      Help a Child Edit and Revise

      Grades: TK/K to 3
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Help children make the most of their writing by teaching them about revising and editing, two important parts of the writing pro...
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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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      New Takes on Old Tales

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Literature, English-Language Arts, Geography
      In this Xpeditions student activity, students revamp a classic fairy tale so that it takes place in today's world. They base the...
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      Reference Shelf: Classroom Internet Integration

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from EDSITEment, offers information to help educators integrate the Internet as a standard classroom resource. Li...
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      Shadows

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Science, Earth & Space Science
      In this Science NetLinks lesson, one of a four-part series on the sky, students explore making shadows. They also track the move...
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      Fairy Tales, Then and Now

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

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, Literature, Vocabulary & Spelling
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading in the detective fiction genre with expository writing. Embedded in...
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      Using Picture Books to Teach Setting Development in Writing Workshop

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine the craft of developing the setting of a story through focused experiences...
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      Guided Comprehension: Summarizing Using the QuIP Strategy

      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 introduces students to ...
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