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Those Who Cannot Remember History- Note-taking Skills
Students read the newspaper to practice note-taking skills. In this note-taking skills lesson, students read the newspaper and take notes on articles. A quiz is given, following this activity. Examples of articles are included in this lesson.
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This is my Story: Task 3 Day 1-2
As part of a larger unit, this portion focuses on drafting and organizing information after analyzing three different literary mediums that convey a similar topic. They complete a carousel activity where they move from station to...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Dr. Seuss and Read Across America
What important facts about Dr. Seuss influenced the Read Across America movement...? This is the driving question of a research project that requires scholars to find information about Dr. Seuss' life and work. Class members write a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Beginning Your Inquiry
If you're starting a research project, use this guide to help young learners form the inquiry for their research. With steps that outline the entire process, including note taking and gauging the quality of an inquiry question, this...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 5
Once you find and evaluate your sources, it's time to discern the most useful information. Practice annotation and taking notes in a research lesson based on questions derived from Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation.
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Main Ideas about the Bullfrog
As your class reaches the end of the book Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, the seventh lesson in this literary unit helps third graders transition from reading narrative to expository writing. Scholars develop their note-taking skills as...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Active Reading and Study
The difference between an active reader and a passive reader has to do with the ways they access the same material. Review study skills and note-taking techniques with a video about active reading, which includes tips for using...
5 mins 4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed