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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Focusing Reader Response Through Vocabulary Analysis
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Class set of a novel
- Supplies to create posters
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.
- Hobbit Word Categories for Group One
- Sample Explanation
- Hobbit Word Web
- Word Categories Rubric
- The Hobbit Word List
- Before this activity, students should have read the novel completely. This activity is suited for novels, plays, and other book-length resources. Shorter texts may not yield enough words.
- Make copies or overhead transparencies of the word list and word categories for The Hobbit, sample word web, and sample explanation.
- Make a copy of the Word Categories Rubric for each student.
- Test the ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.