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    • Thumb image for Writing MythsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Writing Myths

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Visual Arts
      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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      Writing a Movie: Summarizing and Rereading a Film Script

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Visual 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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      Whole Lotta' Lava: Creating Volcanology Reports Modeled After Meteorological News Segments

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, Science, Reading Comprehension and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the most recent research in the field of volcanol...
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      What Is a Surrey?

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, United States History, Reading Comprehension 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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      Weaving the Threads: Integrating Poetry Annotation and Web Technology

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages students in meaningful research using poetry as a focal point. Students identify words...
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      Voting! What's It All About?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, 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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      Viewing Vocabulary: Building Word Knowledge Through Informational Websites

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson from ReadWriteThink encourages students to thoughtfully read a text to identify important words, discuss those words...
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      Types of 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, describes the different types of point of view used by authors...
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      Twenty-First Century Informational Literacy: Integrating Research Techniques and Technology

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      Students develop their reading, writing, research, and technology skills using graphic novels. As a final activity, students cre...
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      Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson students create a travel brochure for a location in a text that they have read. Students think abo...
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      They Have Issues: Exploring the Political Platforms of the 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, American Democracy, United States History and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the different campaign styles and political platforms...
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      The Magic Touch: Exploring Augmented Reality as a Teaching Tool

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the educational applications for new Magic Bo...
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      The Elements of Plot Development

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies
      This resource, from Learner.org, discusses elements of plot development, including the exposition, complications, climax and res...
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      Strategic Reading and Writing: Summarizing Antislavery Biographies

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, United States History, Literature and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students practice writing effective summaries using biographies. They first read selections from ...
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      Shared Spelling Strategies

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students increase their spelling accuracy and their retention by "constructing" spelling using so...
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      Separate but Equal Opinions: Examining How Opinions About Current Events Are Expressed in Newspapers

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, History-Social Science, American Democracy, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the ways in which editorials and Op-ed pieces respond...
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      Screening the Silver Screen: Writing New York Times "Movie Guide" Reviews

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Film & Video, Theatre, Reading Comprehension 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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      Research and the Internet

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Technology, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This PowerPoint presentation, from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL), is part of a large collection of presentation...
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      ReadWriteThink.org Lesson Plans That Teach Genres of Writing

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies
      This page, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, provides links to lesson plans that focus on various writing genres, including letters,...
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      Photographic Memories: Creating Stories from Photographs

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Types of Media, Reading Comprehension, Visual Arts & Performing Arts and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how photographs can be interpreted as conveying rich ...
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