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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Using THIEVES to Preview Nonfiction Texts
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 40-minute sessions|
Schoharie, New York
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Nonfiction may be dull for some students, but this lesson helps them focus on the main ideas. Through awareness of section headings, students learn to sort and categorize main concepts.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 15
Students use the Internet Workshop model to explore web links about the Titanic disaster.
Grades 3 – 8 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
After students read an article or other work of nonfiction, they can use the Nonfiction Pyramid to reflect on key ideas and details in the text.
Grades K – 5 | Podcast Episode
Explore the world of animals through Caroline Arnold’s nonfiction picture books for children.