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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Get the Gist: A Summarizing Strategy for Any Content Area
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||30 minutes per session|
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 10
After discussing newspapers and their different points of view, students choose a current event, read editorials on the event, and share them with the class to identify the editor's point of view.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 16
Students brainstorm a list of human rights issues, research their group's issue in depth, examine the way journalists cover a story, and create articles for a classroom newspaper.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn a few simple, yet powerful, techniques to encourage students to use peer talk and writing to enhance their understanding of content area texts.