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    • Thumb image for Childhood Through the Looking-GlassResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Childhood Through the Looking-Glass

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson from EDSITEment explores the vision of childhood created by Lewis Carroll in "Alice in Wonderland." Students begin b...
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      Poems That Tell a Story: Narrative and Persona in the Poetry of Robert Frost

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this four-lesson unit, from EDSITEment, students read, discuss, and analyze selected poems by Robert Frost. The activities th...
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      Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Character

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, Geography, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students compare and contrast several versions of Cinderella stories told around the world to f...
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      Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and Art

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build a comparative frame to explore the creative processes of writing and art as c...
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      Memories Matter: "The Giver" and Descriptive Writing Memoirs

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      Fairy Tale Autobiographies

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students work together in small groups to read, discuss and analyze fairy tales. After compiling ...
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      Writing and Assessing an Autobiographical Incident

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students build upon their knowledge of biographies to write their own autobiographical incid...
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      The Reading Performance: Understanding Fluency Through Oral Interpretation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, presents an adaptation of the oral recitation lesson: students talk in explicit terms about pr...
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      Jack London's "The Call of the Wild": "Nature Faker"?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, United States History
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students analyze Jack London's "The Call of the Wild." They take a stand on whether London can ...
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      Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, United States History
      In this EDSITEment lesson, students research the Gold Rush era to provide authentic background for their own fictional prose. By...
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      Weaving the Threads: Integrating Poetry Annotation and Web Technology

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages students in meaningful research using poetry as a focal point. Students identify words...
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      Expository Escapade-Detective's Handbook

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading in the detective fiction genre with expository writing. Embedded in...
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: "Freak The Mighty"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson plan, from ReadWriteThink, is a novel study of "Freak the Mighty" by Rodman Philbrick. The lesson includes the model...
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      Shared Spelling Strategies

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students increase their spelling accuracy and their retention by "constructing" spelling using so...
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      Story Character Homepage

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, helps students develop a thorough understanding of character. In groups, students look at exam...
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      Interactive Venn Diagram

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This interactive Venn diagram, from ReadWriteThink, allows students to visually compare and contrast information. Students are p...
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      Myth and Truth: "The First Thanksgiving"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, United States History
      By exploring myths surrounding the Wampanoag, the Pilgrims, and the "First Thanksgiving," this lesson from ReadWriteThink asks s...
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      Finding Figurative Language in "The Phantom Tollbooth"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, is an exploration of figurative language using the novel "The Phantom Tollbooth" and various W...
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      Compare and Contrast Electronic Text with Traditionally Printed Text

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      The purpose of this ReadWriteThink lesson is to familiarize students with the similarities and differences between electronic te...
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      Scaffolding Comprehension Strategies Using Graphic Organizers

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, collaborative strategic reading (CSR) is initially presented to students through modeling an...
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