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    • Thumb image for Culture ShockResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Culture Shock

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Geography, History-Social Science
      This Xpeditions lesson asks students to think about how cultural customs differ throughout the world. Students research a foreig...
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      The Boston Tea Party: Costume Optional?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, United States History, History-Social Science
      This lesson, from EDSITEment, contains three activities for students to study the events of the Boston Tea Party of 1776 and ref...
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      Introducing Each Other: Interviews, Memoirs, Photos, and Internet Research

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Visual Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson from ReadWriteThink, students read, write, speak, listen, and research as they interview a partner and write an a...
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      Picture Books as Framing Texts: Research Paper Strategies for Struggling Writers

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, picture books give students frames for structuring research projects, freeing them from the langu...
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      Exploring and Sharing Family Stories

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students access their own life experiences and then discuss family stories they have heard....
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      Cooking up Descriptive Language: Designing Restaurant Menus

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

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literature, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on Karen Hesse, who has authored a number of works of historical fiction that bring history...
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      Campaigning for Fair Use: Public Service Announcements on Copyright Awareness

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore a range of resources on fair use and copyright then design their own audio publi...
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      Pocahontas Marries John Rolfe

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, United States History, History-Social Science
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the facts and fiction surrounding the legend of Pocahontas. A classroom activity is feat...
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      Guided Comprehension in Action: Teaching Summarizing With the Bio-Cube

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about how biographies are constructed using the Guided Comprehension model develop...
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      Discovering Memory: Li-Young Lee's Poem "Mnemonic" and the Brain

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, English-Language Arts, Literature and 2 additional..
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students first write about memory. They then use Web resources to learn how memory works and appl...
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      Copyright Law: From Digital Reprints to Downloads

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students read about the history of copyright law and generalize about how and why it has changed....
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      Technology and Copyright Law: A "Futurespective"

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students review some copyright disputes involving new technologies. They then write newspaper art...
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      Explore Summers Past and Present

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      Have fun sharing favorite summer memories. In this activity from ReadWriteThink, children think about their own memories and ans...
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      Write Sports Trivia

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Physical Education, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Sports and Competition
      In this activity from ReadWriteThink, children look at different online baseball trivia questions to see how they are written. T...
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      At Home in the Heartland Online: Grades, Subjects and Activities

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      At Home in the Heartland has been written for grades 3 to 12. Text and activities are grade specific and have been organized by...
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      Cities and Towns in Children's Literature

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Geography, History-Social Science
      This resource, from Carol Hurst s Children s Literature Site, is part of a collection of thematic resources for integrating chil...
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      Women and Sports

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson plan, from Discovery School, intermediate students develop reading, writing, and verbal skills as they research t...
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      A Pill with a View: A Fantastic Voyage Through the Human Body

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Growth, Development & Aging, Health Education, English-Language Arts, Health & Physical Education and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the development of a new medical device, a pill-sized...
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      Writing Guides

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies
      This page, from Colorado State University, provides extensive material for writers. Included are writing guides on reading, the ...
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