Captions: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
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Students examine a picture for details, write questions they need answered about the picture, create lead-ins and captions appropriate for a picture and write captions appropriate for other pictures.
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The Final Word
Although this lesson is based on “Final Word,” Craig Wilson’s USA Today column, the strategies could be adapted to any local columnist. After reading three articles independently, groups share observations about content and style used by...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Have your class explore the effects of war by reading Eleanor Coerr's story, "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." This is a story about a sixth grader who lives in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb is dropped. Learners answer questions,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Color of Water: Word Square Instructions
Immaculate, accumulation, dissipation. Vocabulary drawn from chapter 16 of James McBride's memoir, The Color of Water, can prove to be challenge for readers. To help kids understand the meaning of these words and what they add to the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Using Descriptive Words and Phrases to Picture a Poem
One of the strategies expert readers use while unpacking a new or complex text is visualization. Use the video as a model of how to visualize while reading a poem. After reading "Daffodils" by William Wordsworth, class members go back...
3 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed