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    • Thumb image for Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film ScriptResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students view a videotape or DVD of a film segment that has a great deal of action and litt...
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      Exploring Free Speech and Persuasion with '"Nothing but the Truth"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, U.S. Constitution, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, after reading the novel "Nothing But The Truth," students discuss the protagonist Phillip a...
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      Vote for Me! Developing, Writing, and Evaluating Persuasive Speeches

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Using the relevant example of political campaigning, this ReadWriteThink lesson teaches students the characteristics of effectiv...
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      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students read a work of literature as a class and then brainstorm "crimes" committed by cha...
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      Ernest Hemingway

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on novelist Ernest Hemingway, winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. A classroom act...
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      Onomatopoeia: A Figurative Language Mini-lesson

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the literary device of onomatopoeia and explore how the technique adds...
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      The American Revolution: The Declaration and Beyond

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts
      In this Discovery Education lesson, students will: 1. As the American Revolution approached, writers created highly persuas...
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      Folktale Improvisation

      Grades: 6
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Theatre, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from California State University, Chico, groups of students present reader s theatre by improvising folktales fr...
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      The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from the American Library Association, features a list of the 100 most frequently challenged books of 1990-2000. ...
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      Should Mammals Be Kept In Captivity? Sample Persuasive Essay

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from Scholastic s Teacher Resource page, features a student-written persuasive essay. Written by Sharon Banta, th...
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      GIST Reading Lesson Plan

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, students are introduced to the GIST reading strategy. The go...
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      Exploring Free Speech and Persuasion with <em>Nothing But the Truth</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      Students read Avi’s Nothing But the Truth and examine the First Amendment and student rights, and then decide whether the rights...
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      Persuasive Writing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from the Kent School District, features a collection of links to over 30 different lesson plans and classroom res...
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      Making the Personal Political: Writing Opinion Pieces About Meaningful Issues to Kids

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students identify controversial topics on which they have strong opini...
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      Screening the Silver Screen: Writing New York Times "Movie Guide" Reviews

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Writing Strategies, Theatre and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the style and techniques of the "Movie Guide" column ...
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      Spreading the Word: Analyzing the Use of Propaganda in the War Against Terrorism

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, American Democracy, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students analyze the use of propaganda in the war against terrorism, f...
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      A Case for Reading?Examining Challenged and Banned Books

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts
      Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces...
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    • Thumb image for Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th CenturyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Hail to the Chief: Exploring Front Page Coverage of Presidential Election Outcomes in the 20th Century

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, Career & Technical Ed, Reading Comprehension, Arts, Media, & Entertainment and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how the "New York Times" has represented presidential...
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      Music Theories: Exploring the Music World Through Reviews and Research

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Psychology, Reading Comprehension, Music, Visual Arts & Performing Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the inception and evolution of hip-hop music as a spr...
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      "Got Milk?" or "Not Milk!"? - That Is the Question: Critically Analyzing Information about Dairy Products on the Internet

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Health Education, Reading Comprehension, Health & Physical Education, Technology and 2 additional..
      Is milk good for you or not good for you? In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students explore both si...
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