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30 resources with the keyterm novels

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A Novel Idea: Creating Multimedia Presentations

For Teachers 8th - 9th
After a pre-reading activity, students read a novel about violence prevention. After reading, students divide into groups and discuss the novel's content. They then create a powerpoint slideshow outlining the novel using graphics, audio...
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A Strong Right Arm

For Students 4th - 6th
Through the book A Strong Right Arm by Michelle Y. Green, learners discuss the implications of a women playing on a Negro League baseball team. There are so many rich discussions that can be inspired by the questions in this packet.
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The Star Fisher

For Students 4th - 6th
With The Star Fisher by Laurence Yep as the focus, this activity can help students learn how to use story maps and other techniques to better understand a story. This worksheet provides a comprehensive exploration of this book.  
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Scrapbook Project for Novels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tired of the five-paragraph essay? Try this unique project idea that can be adapted for any novel. Readers creatively explore character, setting, and plot with a scrapbooking assignment. This source includes a sample project for How the...
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Roberto Clemente

For Students 4th - 6th
While reading a book about Roberto Clemente, learners discuss a variety of questions about what they have learned. This novel could be used to spur a discussion about diversity and/or the effect one person's actions can have on a community.
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Circling Ethiopia: A Novel Approach to Introducing a Region

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students read a novel to gain insight into a different region of the world. Using a graphic organizer, they share the information they have already gathered about Ethiopia. They draw an outline map of Africa and read the opening pages of...
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Domitila

For Students 4th - 5th
While reading Domitila by Jewell Reinhart Coburn, this activity could be used to spur discussion on the novel. Learners answer a series of comprehension questions relating to each section of the story.  
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What Makes the Writer Write

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your 11th and 12th graders are ready to critique society! Channel that inclination by studying a novel that offers social criticism of other eras (book recommendations included). This resource presents a well-thought-out overview of such...
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Letters from Rifka

For Students 7th
If you are looking for a way to lead students in a discussion as they read the book Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse, you will find this resource invaluable. Learners can organize their progress through the book and answer...
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Lesson Plan 1: Introducing NaNo and Novels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that November is Novel Writing Month? In the first of a series of lessons, class members are introduced to the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) project.
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The Jacket: Journal Templates

For Students 4th - 6th
Ten template pages for a journal activity connected to the race relations novel The Jacket by Andrew Clements are designed to support literature circle/group study of the book. Learners can use the graphic organizers to review what they...
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Using Short Stories to Teach Vocabulary and Literary Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers apply vocabulary activities to two short stories in order to increase their comprehension skills. They complete three lessons in which they examine irony, examine how it is used in text, and design an ironic skit. Also,...
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Searching for Ourselves in Novels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students select a novel of their choice and complete assignments that are self-assigned. Students display responsibility in completing self-assigned projects and meet deadlines.
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The Landscape of a Novel

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, after reading a novel, utilize geographic skills to map out the places described in the novel. They collect data, envision spatial features and then design a map to work off of to complete their assignment. Each student also...
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Animal Farm by George Orwell

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Without a clear purpose, this resource would be tricky to use in a classroom. It is meant to be a review of the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, but it is confusing. There are bits of information related to the book on each slide, but...
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American Frontiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the settlement of the American frontier through literature. In this literature lesson, students read and discuss works by James Fenimore Cooper, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Willa Cather, and Hamlin Garland. Students compare...
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The Voice of Dreams

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore, analyze and study novel reflections on the American dream that the United States has held the promise of unlimited possibilities. They describe the concept of the American dream, listen to and record real stories of...
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Painless Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore phrases as a component of poems. They read excerpts from novels to discover phrases of interest. They create phrase strips using adding machine tape in small groups. They create a poem working only with the...
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y no se lo tragó la tierra (...And the Earth Did Not Devour Him)

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read the novel, And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. They go to the library and do research to develop a story related to the novel.
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Writing (and Rewriting!) History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers differentiate between fiction and non-fiction, discuss historical fiction, which combines both genres, choose historical novel from list and read independently, and write original short stories that combine elements of...
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Bridging the Centuries: Teaching the Nineteenth Century English Novel Today

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students compare and contrast the elements used in the 19th century British novel and those novels in American society today. In groups, they brainstorm what it might have been like to be a teenager growing up in England during the 19th...
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Weaving Heritage Through the Strands of Mountain Windsong

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders read a novel and then bring in their own artifact with a written description. They also are given a strand to read from certain historical pieces.
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John H. Ritter Novels

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read the books writing by John H. Ritter and complete discussion questions about them. In this reading lesson plan, students answer discussion questions for 4 different books.
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Novel Study: A Family Apart

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read "A Family Apart" by Joan Lowery Nixon. As a class, they discuss the main character's feelings and identify the story elements used in the writing. They use a software program to create a story elements web and share...