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Comparing Themes Across Texts
Read various texts to compare the themes across each text. Learners write a journal entry describing the most beautiful scenery they've seen and use a map of the United States to locate the Sequoia National Park and Muir Woods. They then...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Concept Attainment Lesson: Metaphors
Discuss literary devices and the use of critical-thinking skills to analyze and identify elements of poetry. Learners read and analyze the poem "Time" by Valerie Bloom in order to explore different literary devices, such as similes. This...
6th English Language Arts
Journey Through Wonderland: Real or Fantasy
First graders recognize the difference between fact and fiction, real and fantasy. After listening to Rip Van Winkle, retold by Lara Bergen and a version of Jack and the Beanstalk, 1st graders demonstrates their understanding of fiction...
1st English Language Arts
People and Jobs: Work That Makes a Difference
Second graders explore today's jobs and use graphic organizers to classify them as providing a good or a service. A variety of resources, such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries, are used to acquire...
2nd 21st Century Skills
Genre Focus: Nonfiction Blackline Master 1
In this narrative nonfiction and informative nonfiction learning exercise, students describe the elements of fiction found in a nonfiction narrative piece and summarize the main idea and details of an nonfiction informative piece.
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Comparing and Contrasting Fiction and Nonfiction Using Graphic Organizers
Learners compare and contrast fiction and non-fiction selections. In this writing skills lesson, students use different forms of graphic organizers to compare "The Three Little Pigs," to Wiesel's Night.
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Reading and Responding -- Lesson 16
Fourth graders work independently or in a small group to (1) read a nonfiction selection, (2) identify the author's purpose, (3) distinguish informational text from narrative text, (4) skim and scan for facts, and (5) complete a graphic...
4th English Language Arts