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    • Thumb image for Culture ShockResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Culture Shock

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts, Geography
      This Xpeditions lesson asks students to think about how cultural customs differ throughout the world. Students research a foreig...
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      Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from EDSITEment, students explore how poets Tennyson and Noyes use words to paint vivid and memorable pictures. ...
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      Critical Literacy: Point of View

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students learn to look at texts from different viewpoints. Was the "big bad wolf" really bad...
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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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      Using a Word Journal to Create a Personal Dictionary

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students keep track of unfamiliar words they encounter while reading various texts. Using a ...
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      Writing Alternative Plots for Robert C. O'Brien's "Z for Zachariah"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students read the science fiction novel "Z for Zachariah," by Robert C. O'Brien. This book i...
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      Expository Escapade-Detective's Handbook

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

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, 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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      Avalanche, Aztek, or Bravada? A Connotation Mini-Lesson

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine familiar car names (such as Avalanche, Aztek, Bravada, Suburban or Vue) for...
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      She Did What? Revising for Connotation

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students examine the simple sentence, "She walked into the room." Students act out ways that...
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      Book Report Alternative: Summary, Symbol, and Analysis in Bookmarks

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students practice summarizing, recognizing symbols, and writing reviews--all while writing ...
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      Book Report Alternative: Character and Author Business Cards

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students make business cards for characters and authors. As students make the business card...
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      What Am I? Teaching Poetry through Riddles

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore, analyze, and discuss how metaphor, simile, and metonymy are used in riddl...
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      Book Report Alternative: Creating Careers for Characters

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Literature, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students "become" characters in a novel or short story they have read and find a job for th...
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      Flip-a-Chip: Examining Affixes and Roots to Build Vocabulary

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students are introduced to the Flip-a-Chip activity and have an opportunity to build their own pa...
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      ABC Bookmaking Builds Vocabulary in the Content Areas

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, engages and motivates students in building content area vocabulary through the creation of ABC...
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      Valentine's Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Valentine's Day, a holiday which arose from a confluence of Christian and pagan themes. ...
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      Poet William Blake

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the poetry, artwork and influence of William Blake. A classroom activity is featured in ...
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      Choosing, Chatting, and Collecting: Vocabulary Self-Collection Strategy

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students are introduced to the vocabulary self-collection strategy, using an online Shakesp...
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      Internalization of Vocabulary Through the Use of a Word Map

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Vocabulary & Spelling, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This ReadWriteThink lesson provides students with a concrete way to learn vocabulary. The instruction is interactive, provides p...
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