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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Beyond History Books: Researching With Twin Texts and Technology
|Grades||4 – 8|
|Estimated Time||Ten 30- to 60-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students progress through increasingly difficult tiered texts to gain the necessary background knowledge and problem-solving skills to comprehend complex nonfiction texts.
Grades 11 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
After researching the history and basic facts of a nuclear chemistry topic, students utilize the Web 2.0 tool Timetoast to create an electronic timeline that they use to present their research to the class.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 23
After viewing some footage from the actual event, students jot down thoughts and feelings of the Little Rock Nine. Students then write a bio-poem that might have been written by one of these students on this historic day.