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Author Study: Improving Reading Comprehension Using Inference and Comparison

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Seven 45-minute sessions
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Claudia Moberly

Claudia Moberly

Middleton, Alabama


International Literacy Association


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Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

What’s Under the Slide? Making Inferences Using Microscopes

Students hone their critical thinking skills by learning how to make inferences from textual clues.


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Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 30

Caldecott Medal-winner Virginia Lee Burton was born on this day in 1909.

Students discuss similarities in Burton's illustrations and writing style in her many books, in addition to her use of personification.


Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 11

Ezra Jack Keats was born on this day in 1916.

In celebration of Keats' birthday, students write stories that include some characters from Keats' books and practice using collage techniques with the Collage Machine.


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