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Writing an Author Page
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Children are encouraged to write an author page in the third person ...

Children are encouraged to write an author page in the third person to describe themselves and to copy their piece of writing in the book they have made and illustrated.

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Arts and Humanities
Elementary Education
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Lesson Plans
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Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST)
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Scoilnet
Author:
Eithne Kennedy
Lessons about Asking, Answering Questions
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Using the web-based lessons highlighted in this article, students learn how to ...

Using the web-based lessons highlighted in this article, students learn how to pose questions before, during, and after reading nonfiction, fiction, and diagrams. This reading comprehension strategy is included in the literacy column of the magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, a free, online publication for K-5 teachers.

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Arts and Humanities
Education
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Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
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Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Ohio State University
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Seven Directions: Making Connections Between Literature and American Indian History
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This middle school lesson uses picture books to integrate American Indian culture ...

This middle school lesson uses picture books to integrate American Indian culture and belief systems with language and visual arts.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
Visual Arts
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Lesson Plans
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Edie McDowell
The Bear Who Wouldn't Sleep
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Intermediate-level ESL students will apply facts from a content-based reading passage to ...

Intermediate-level ESL students will apply facts from a content-based reading passage to create a short story about a bear who doesn't hibernate with his family.

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Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Donna Kauffman
FreeReading Intervention A
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FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early ...

FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps educators teach early literacy. Because it is open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers. FreeReading contains, Intervention A, a 40-week scope and sequence of primarily phonological awareness and phonics activities that can support and supplement a typical kindergarten or first grade "core" or "basal" program.

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English Language Arts
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Activities and Labs
Full Course
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Wireless Generation
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FreeReading
Author:
Holt, Laurence, et. al.
School-Home Links Reading Kit
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Offers 400 activities for strengthening children's reading and writing skills (one kit ...

Offers 400 activities for strengthening children's reading and writing skills (one kit for each grade level, kindergarten through 3rd grade). These kits, part of the Compact for Reading, not only help improve children's reading skills, but also provide guidance on creating and maintaining school-family partnerships.

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Arts and Humanities
Education
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Activities and Labs
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Internet Scout Project
U.S. Department of Education
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Internet Scout Project
Reading, Writing, and Rings
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This twelve-lesson set of resources has a focus on nonfiction reading comprehension, ...

This twelve-lesson set of resources has a focus on nonfiction reading comprehension, descriptive writing through science notebooks, and inquiry-based science thinking. Lessons include student assessment and growth indicators, as well as a wealth of invaluable information to engage student interest and learning. Developed in partnership with the Cassini-Huygens Education and Public Outreach Program, the Bay Area Writing Project, Foundations in Reading Through Science & Technology (FIRST), the Caltech Pre-College Science Initiative (CAPSI), and classroom educators, "Reading, Writing, and Rings" blends the excitement of space exploration with reading and writing.

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Arts and Humanities
Reading Informational Text
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NASA
Alternatives to the President Report
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This "Rethinking Reports" series of articles offers alternative research-based assignments such as ...

This "Rethinking Reports" series of articles offers alternative research-based assignments such as a re-election editorial and a resume for an ex-president.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Articles & More
Author:
David Walbert
Melissa Thibault
Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865
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This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits ...

This online collection provides access to about 7,000 different views and portraits made during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and its immediate aftermath. The images represent the original glass plate negatives made under the supervision of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner as well as the photographic prints in the Civil War photographs file in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room. These negatives and prints are sometimes referred to as the Anthony-Taylor-Rand-Ordway-Eaton Collection to indicate the previous owners.

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U.S. History
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
Library of Congress
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American Memory
Winged Sandals
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This beautifully crafted and fun interactive site helps kids learn about Greek ...

This beautifully crafted and fun interactive site helps kids learn about Greek Mythology, history, and philosophy. It includes games, crafts, and animated videos. It was produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in association with The University of Melbourne's Centre for Classics and Archaeology.

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Arts and Humanities
Philosophy
Ancient History
Archaeology
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Activities and Labs
Games
Interactive
Readings
Reference
Video Lectures
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Book Cover Creator
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The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and ...

The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and illustrate front book covers, front and back covers, and full dust jackets. Students can use the tool to create new covers for books that they read as well as to create covers for books they write individually or as a class.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Interactive
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ReadWriteThink
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ReadWriteThink
Plot Diagram
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The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or ...

The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.

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Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Interactive
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ReadWriteThink
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ReadWriteThink
AR SPELL Podcasting in the ELL Classroom
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Podcasting can be a great way to get students, parents, and community ...

Podcasting can be a great way to get students, parents, and community members involved with classroom activities and information. ELL students can use podcasting as a way to demonstrate the skills they are developing as well as provide a way to reach other ELL students who may be encountering similar (difficulties).

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Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Material Type:
Assessments
Audio Lectures
Homework and Assignments
Reference
Provider:
OER Commons
Provider Set:
Open Author Resources
Author:
David Henderson