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An Exploration of Text Sets: Supporting All Readers

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An Exploration of Text Sets: Supporting All Readers

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Kathy Egawa

Kathy Egawa

Seattle, Washington

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Literature Response in Primary Classrooms

This step-by-step literature response template for use with read-alouds asks students to use drawing and writing to respond to increasingly-complex prompts which address literary elements as well as personal connections.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Using Tiered Companion Texts to Comprehend Complex Nonfiction Texts

Students progress through increasingly difficult tiered texts to gain the necessary background knowledge and problem-solving skills to comprehend complex nonfiction texts.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Letter Generator

The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 20

Charles Lindbergh began his transatlantic flight in 1927.

Students consider what is meant by the phrase "Human Hero," think of people who fit into the category, and read a biography of a selected hero.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Multiple Texts: Multiple Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Using texts that first meet the reading "levels" of middle school students, then offering increasingly challenging books, teachers can group students at all levels using multiple texts. Strategy logs and conferences are two of the successful tools teachers use to increase comprehension as well as critical reading skills.

 

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