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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Reading Through Different Lenses: Making Text Connections Across the Curriculum

Students learn to comprehend the linguistic text styles of different content areas and use the interactive ReadWriteThink Notetaker tool as the teacher models the exercise.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Teaching Science Through Picture Books: A Rainforest Lesson

Students read Welcome to the Green House, use note-taking strategies, find patterns in text structure, learn vocabulary in context, and write efferent and affective responses to the text.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

What Did They Say? Dialect in The Color Purple

Y’all set down a spell and learn ‘bout dialects!” In other words, your students will use The Color Purple to explore dialect and how it reveals information about the characters.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

Mapping Characters Across Book Series

Students work on a guided characterization project, using a graphic map to illustrate the ways a character from a book series grows and evolves over the course of the story.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Exploring the Power of Language with Six-Word Memoirs

What do the words we write really have to say about us? In this lesson, students examine the power of word choice as they write six-word memoirs of their lives.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

An Exploration of Text Sets: Supporting All Readers

Students create text sets on a high interest topic and use the texts to practice three strategies for reading for information.