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    • Thumb image for Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and ArtResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Creative Communication Frames: Discovering Similarities Between Writing and Art

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, 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: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading with descriptive writing. Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry, ...
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      Metaphorical Gold: Mining the Gold Rush for Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, United States History, Literature
      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: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students combine reading in the detective fiction genre with expository writing. Embedded in...
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      Shared Spelling Strategies

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

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students write a group book review, taking notes in their journals throughout the reading a...
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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      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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      Adjectives and Character Traits

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Grammar
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides an explanation of character traits and how adjectives are used...
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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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      Writing Myths

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Literature
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students explore the way myths help explain nature and science. Students...
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      Listen to the Nightingale

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Music, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from ARTSEDGE, students learn music vocabulary and use it to assess David Maddox's musi...
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      What Is a Surrey?

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Music, History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts and 2 additional..
      This ARTSEDGE lesson explores the magic of the vocabulary used by Oscar Hammerstein in his lyrics. Students "translate" the lyri...
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      Persuasion Map

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this student interactive, used in several ReadWriteThink lessons, students map out their argument for a persuasive essay or d...
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      Imagine That! Playing with Genre through Newspapers and Short Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, uses narrative structures to introduce students to one form of expository writing--news briefs...
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      Inquiry on the Internet: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students conduct a class inquiry project, individually or in groups, collecting Web-based r...
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      Voting! What's It All About?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students both listen to information read aloud from a variety of sources and read from fict...
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      Everyone Loves a Mystery: A Genre Study

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students examine story elements and vocabulary associated with mystery stories. Students co...
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      Literary Characters on Trial: Combining Persuasion and Literary Analysis

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      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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      Cooking up Descriptive Language: Designing Restaurant Menus

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Grammar
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the genre of menus by analyzing existing menus from local restaurants. They revi...
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