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Home Classroom Resources Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan

Tell and Show: Writing With Words and Video

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Nine 45- to 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Barbara K. Strassman, Ed.D.

Ewing, New Jersey

Sheila Donahue

Boston, Massachusetts

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Comparison and Contrast Guide

The Comparison and Contrast Guide outlines the characteristics of the genre and provides direct instruction on the methods of organizing, gathering ideas, and writing comparison and contrast essays.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Authoring With Video

Use a video-based platform as an inspiration for writing.

 

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