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Judging Books By Rheir Covers
Young scholars use the skill of prediction to enhance the reading of an article. The skill helps to examine topics in a foreign language. The target skill of the lesson is reading comprehension.
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Pride and Prejudice: Directed Reading Thinking Activity
Can you judge a book by its cover? Decide who and what Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is about with a prediction activity. Before reading the first three chapters of the book, kids answer questions based on their interpretation of the...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Literature Circle Guide: The Sign of the Beaver
A thorough, straightforward guide for organizing literature circles in your unit on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of the Beaver is both enriching and educational. It includes activities that activate prior knowledge, discussion...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Glorious Whitewasher
Young readers can be exposed to the literary works of Mark Twain as they interact with challenging text and gain experience by reading the complex passages of chapter two "The Glorious Whitewasher" from his famous book, The Adventures of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover, But Can You Judge a Book By Its First Line? #2
In this literature/book analysis instructional activity, students read one sentence which is the beginning of a book. Students then answer 6 questions based on this one sentence, predicting what it will be about and other story elements....
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Judging a Book by Its Cover
Here's one of the very few lessons I've seen that works for everyone: kindergartners through college students! Readers of any age pick out a book from the class library or the school library, that has a damaged cover or jacket. Pupils...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts