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Graphic Organizer: Reference Citations

For Students 3rd - 11th Standards
Pupils practice researching sources and logging citation information with this graphic organizer. After posing a general topic, groups of students are asked to devise general questions about that topic, and to research sources that they...
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Genre Lesson: Science Fiction

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders explore the components of science fiction in a science and literacy lesson. As they define and record definitions of the term on the board, learners identify a text as science fiction using the terms they have listed to...
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Textual Analysis Lesson: Taking Stock of the Stock Market

For Teachers 6th Standards
In this reading comprehension lesson, 6th graders read and analyze the novel, The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin. Students, after reading chapters 3-5, answer 8 reading comprehension questions about the stock market. Students add on to...
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Science Fiction

For Teachers 6th Standards
Do your sixth graders like science fiction? Learn to identify elements of  the science fiction genre with a literature lesson plan. They read from Only You Can Save Mankind and identify the objects, words, and characters from the...
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Fruit or Vegetable?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Watermelon is a vegetable? A tomato is a fruit? Believe it or not, this debate is decades old. Groups examine rulings by the US Supreme Court, the USDA, and state statutes before developing their own criteria to use when labeling the...
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Textual Analysis Lesson: Who Was Vermeer?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Apply the Textual Analysis process and answer questions about a text. Learners read Chasing Vermeer and "Who Was Vermeer?" They then use the textual analysis process to answer questions regarding what they read.
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Textual Analysis: Forensic Science Files: Handwriting Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Learn to analyze handwriting samples in a textual analysis lesson. Middle schoolers complete a textual analysis procedure based on the text Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief. They also provide supporting evidence for their work.
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Identifying Symbols

For Teachers 6th Standards
Identify symbols within text and explain what they mean. Sixth graders examine Home of the Brave and identify recurring pictures in the text and discuss what they mean. They then choose a symbol from the text and explain what it means...