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EngageNY

EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 2b: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Comedy of Control

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the anchor text in a three-unit module that has eighth graders examine how Shakespeare develops the theme of control. Young scholars look at why and how the characters seek control and the results of...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Understanding Shakespeare and Launching A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night's Dream takes center stage in a collection of 18 resources that explore not only William Shakespeare's appeal but also the question of authorship of the plays attributed to him. Eighth graders participate in read aloud...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and...
Lesson Planet

Writing About Informational Text: Music and the Brain

For Students 6th Standards
Even if you've never picked up a musical instrument, chances are that music has directly impacted your mental and emotional development. Sixth graders engage in a reading activity in which they read two articles on the impact of music on...
1 In 1 Collection
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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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Expressing Your Views to the Letter

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Analyze the motivation, purpose, and value of letters to the editor by examining letters written in response to the violence at Columbine High School. For homework, middle and high schoolers write their own letters to the editor about an...
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Using Text Features

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Investigate a "table of contents" with your students! They read the table of contents in Deserts by Darlene R. Stille and predict where the answers to specific questions might be found. Learners complete a worksheet in which they find...
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www.Me.Com

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure....
2 In 2 Collections
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Analyzing Text Structure: “The Shakespeare Shakedown”

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils continue reading and discussing Simon Schama's article "The Shakespeare Shakedown." They work together to analyze the article's paragraph structure, completing a note-catcher worksheet along the way.
2 In 2 Collections
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Comparing Text Structures: To Kill a Mockingbird and “Those Winter Sundays” (Chapter 6 and 7)

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars carry out a close read of the poem "Those Winter Sundays" to determine the point of the poem. They look at the words used and structure of the stanzas and then compare the narrative structure of the poem to the structure of...
2 In 2 Collections
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Text Comparisons: Comparing Text Structures and Text Types (Chapter 9)

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars revisit the comparisons they made in the previous lesson of "Incident" and To Kill A Mockingbird. They talk with their discussion appointment partners about the structure of a narrative and use a Compare and Contrast Note...
2 In 2 Collections
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Jigsaw to Analyze Mood and Tone in To Kill a Mockingbird (Chapter 8)

For Teachers 8th Standards
We have an appointment! Scholars meet with another discussion appointment to talk about the text structure of the poem "Incident" by Countee Cullen. They use a Note Catcher to guide their thinking and compare the structure to chapter 8...
2 In 2 Collections
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Analyzing Text Structure: To Kill a Mockingbird (Chapter 2)

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars use the Narrative Structure graphic organizer to analyze the structure of the smaller stories within To Kill a Mockingbird. They turn and talk with a partner to discuss how the structure adds meaning.
2 In 2 Collections
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Analyzing Excerpts from Lyndon Johnson’s Speech “The Great Society”

For Teachers 8th Standards
Time for intermission! Scholars take an intermission break from learning in the unit to independently work on a mid-unit assessment. Readers answer questions about  Lyndon Johnson’s Speech "The Great Society" to demonstrate the knowledge...
2 In 2 Collections
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World Cafe: Analyzing Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?”

For Teachers 8th Standards
May I take your order? Scholars read "Ain’t I a Woman" and participate in a World Cafe. They work in small groups to discuss various text related questions, and then complete a Note-Catcher sheet to organize their thoughts. For homework,...
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Analyzing Text Structure & Summarizing Text: “Equal Rights for Women” by Shirley Chisholm

For Teachers 8th Standards
Let me check my schedule! Scholars set up discussion appointments with five classmates to talk about Shirley Chisholm’s speech "Equal Rights for Women." Readers then use their Note Catcher guides to more closely analyze the text of the...
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The House on Mango Street

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
After reading Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street, class members craft an essay in which they use evidence from a variety of vignettes to demonstrate how Cisneros develops Esperanza's character.
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The 5 Types of Text Structure

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Developing an informational text is like designing a building—if the structure is weak, it will not stand. A language arts video provides an overview of the five types of text structure. A catchy song and specific examples help give a...
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Academic Reading Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
From A to Z, learners define, draw, and find examples of specific reading focus skills in an alphabetized reading vocabulary packet. Words include dialogue, theme, text structure, genre, paraphrase, and many more.
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Analyzing Print and Online News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As a reporter, you only have a few lines to grab a reader's attention before they move on to the next story—or the next newspaper or website. Analyze the ways that both print and online news capture their readers' interest with text...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
Sometimes the movie version of a book can fill in additional details about the source material, particularly when the film is thoughtfully directed and well-acted. Ninth graders watch a two minute clip from the movie Temple Grandin and...
2 In 2 Collections
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th Standards
Are cattle prods beneficial for herding cattle, or do they cause more harm than good? Investigate Temple Grandin's claim about animal behavior with a lesson that focuses on pages 20-23 of the first chapter of her book, Animals in...
3 In 3 Collections
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
Ninth graders study the study of animals in an informational text lesson that focuses on analyzing text structure. As learners continue reading the first chapter of Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation, they form inquiries and seek...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 9th Standards
Text structure is vitally important when crafting a rise in tension. Explore Sophocles' choice to order his events in a particular sequence with a lesson about Oedipus the King. As the light of realization begins to dawn on the...