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Lesson Plan

Getting to Know You: Developing Short Biographies to Build Community

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Erika Griffin

Trumbull, Connecticut

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

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Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Bio Cube

Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Cube Creator

The interactive Cube Creator helps students identify and summarize key elements. It can be used as a prewriting or postreading activity.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   3 – 12  |  Printout  |  Assessment Tool

Oral Presentation Rubric

This rubric is designed to be used for any oral presentation. Students are scored in three categories—delivery, content, and audience awareness.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Guided Comprehension in Grades 3-8

This book has everything you need to use the Guided Comprehension Model effectively with students in in upper elementary and middle school.

 

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