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Developing Inferential Comprehension Through DL-TA and Discussion Webs

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time One 60-minute session
Lesson Author

Tina Marie Giannone-Varano

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 1

Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus.

Students make believe that the year is 1955 and they just heard about Parks' arrest. Students write newspaper editorials with their points of view on segregation.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 17

Davy Crockett was born in 1786.

Students read selected excerpts from Crockett's biography and consider whether present-day politicians follow Crockett's advice.

 

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