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Reading and Writing About Pollution to Understand Cause and Effect

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

Pauletta Clark

Sylva, North Carolina


International Literacy Association


Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

Professional Library



Grades   2 – 4  |  Lesson Plan

Engaging With Cause-and-Effect Relationships Through Creating Comic Strips

Students demonstrate their knowledge of cause-and-effect relationships by creating original comic strips and sharing their completed work in an oral presentation format.


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Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 27

On this day in 1907, Rachel Carson was born.

Students learn about Rachel Carson, explore different environmental websites, and write a Diamante Poem about a particular habitat.


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Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

This landmark reference offers in-depth exploration of contemporary reading and literacy research.


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