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Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups
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4.6 stars
Overview:

This lesson employs direct instruction and small-group discussion to help students learn new vocabulary skills while reading Patricia Polacco?s Pink and Say.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Advertisement Analysis
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Overview:

This is an activity in which the students answer questions about advertisements such as what product is being advertised, who is in the advertisement, is the advertisement healthy in nature, and who might be influenced by the advertisement.

Subject:
Health
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Apple Report
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3.0 stars
Overview:

Students will use different terms of measurements to measure dimensions of their apples. Students will use 5 senses to describe their apples.

Subject:
Mathematics
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Audience & Purpose: Evaluating Disney's Changes to the Hercules Myth
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5.0 stars
Overview:

What drives changes to classic myths and fables? In this lesson students evaluate the changes Disney made to the myth of "Hercules" in order to achieve their audience and purpose.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Case for Reading - Examining Challenged and Banned Books
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4.28571428571 stars
Overview:

Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces expressing their views about what should be done with the books at their school.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Celebrate Earth Day!
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2.0 stars
Overview:

In celebration of Earth Day, students research famous environmentalists and write letters to them asking for their opinions on current issues and turn their letters into a poem.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Life Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Compare and Contrast Electronic Text With Traditionally Printed Text
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4.0 stars
Overview:

Students become familiar with the similarities and differences between electronic and printed text by comparing the textual aids included in a textbook with those of an educational website.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Science
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Reading
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Construct-a-Word
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Rating
4.5 stars
Overview:

Using Construct-a-Word, students learn letter-sound correspondence by combining a beginning letter or blend to a word ending to create words.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Figurative Language: Teaching Idioms
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3.0 stars
Overview:

It's raining cats and dogs! Students explore figurative language through read-alouds, teacher modeling, and student-centered activities, further developing their understanding of the literal versus the metaphorical translations of idioms.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Flip-a-Chip
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0.0 stars
Overview:

In this online activity, students flip two chips to mix and match four word parts and make four words. Students then insert the four words into a paragraph, using context clues to determine where each word belongs. After each exercise, students can print their work to check whether they placed the four words in the paragraph correctly.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
ReadWriteThink/Thinkfinity
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Guided Comprehension: Monitoring Using the INSERT Technique
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Rating
2.0 stars
Overview:

Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to the comprehension strategy of monitoring.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Guided Comprehension: Summarizing Using the QuIP Strategy
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Rating
2.0 stars
Overview:

Students learn to use the QuIP (questions into paragraphs) comprehension strategy to organize information and then synthesize it in writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
American History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Integrating Literacy Into the Study of the Earth's Surface
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Rating
3.5 stars
Overview:

Water covers 71% of the earth?s surface?does it get the instructional time it deserves in your busy curriculum? Students wade right in to the study of bodies of water as they read and discuss science trade books and work together to develop Readers Theater scripts based on selected titles.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Science
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
LDC CoreTools: Double Entry Journal
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0.0 stars
Overview:

The resource provides guidance to using a double entry journal in ELA class, including a "tips" page for students.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Adapted from: http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/printouts/double-entry-journal-30660.html
Literacy Design Collaborative
Date Added:
11/05/2019
Letter Generator
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Overview:

This interactive applet may be used by students to assist them with the process of letter writing. The generator requires students to fill in the specific components of a letter before it generates a correctly formatted letter. The generator may be used as a letter writing aid or in conjunction with other activities wherein students are tasked with writing a letter. Click the arrow to proceed throught letter.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
My World of Words: Building Vocabulary Lists
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Overview:

This lesson teaches students to select personalized vocabulary words based on their interests and aspects of their everyday lives. Students work in groups to discuss and create their own vocabulary word lists and research their meanings. They create a "My World of Words Journal" with definitions and proper usage information and participate in an interactive journal share to receive feedback from their classmates.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
International Literacy Association
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019