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Research Building Blocks: Notes, Quotes, and Fact Fragments

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Research Building Blocks: Notes, Quotes, and Fact Fragments

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time 60 minutes
Lesson Author

Lisa Storm Fink

Lisa Storm Fink

Urbana, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Student Interactives

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Strategy Guides

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   5 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Digitally Telling the Story of Greek Figures

Learn about Greek gods, heroes, and creatures through digital storytelling produced by students who have learned research techniques.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   1 – 6  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Fact Fragment Frenzy

Fact Fragment Frenzy provides elementary students with an online model for finding facts in nonfiction text, then invites students to find facts in five sample passages.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   6 – 12  |  Printout  |  Writing Starter

Power Notes

This printout teaches students a method for organizing their thoughts that involves assigning "powers" to different ideas. This outlining technique helps students differentiate between main ideas and supporting details.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Power Notes

The strategy examined in this Strategy Guide teaches students an outlining technique to help them differentiate between main ideas and details in their reading and writing.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Nonfiction Inquiry: Using Real Reading and Writing to Explore the World

Nonfiction is the genre most likely to spur children’s passion and wonder for learning. This article discusses way to motivate children to read nonfiction.

 

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