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Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Keywords: Learning to Focus Internet Research

Surf’s up! Students will make a splash in this lesson when they learn how to effectively surf the Internet for specific information.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Compare and Contrast Electronic Text With Traditionally Printed Text

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.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

I Used My Own Words! Paraphrasing Informational Texts

Tell me about it in your own words! If students can paraphrase the information they have read, then you—and they—can be confident that they understand it.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Getting Graphic with Alternative Energy Sources

After researching alternative sources of energy, students create online comic books to present their information.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Choose, Select, Opt, or Settle: Exploring Word Choice in Poetry

Students investigate the effects of word choice in Robert Frost’s “Choose Something Like a Star” to construct a more sophisticated understanding of speaker, subject, and tone.

 

Grades   8 – 11  |  Lesson Plan

“Three Stones Back”: Using Informational Text to Enhance Understanding of Ball Don’t Lie

Students engage in a close reading of a passage from Matt de la Peña’s novel Ball Don’t Lie before researching important background information to assess the accuracy of the claims made by a character.