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Digging into Halloween

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
New ReviewHalloween is the topic of a writing lesson that challenges scholars to research the holiday and create an information product such as a brochure or oral report. A presentation activates prior knowledge in preparation for a small group...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars work through an investigation process to narrow down a question to research. Learners begin by examining the research process, creating a research portfolio, and then vetting two or three possible topics. For extended work, they...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 10th Standards
Choose your path carefully. When beginning research, learners must figure out which inquiry path to follow. After determining a path, scholars guide their research based on the theme they chose to further refine the questions they...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is that source reliable? Learners take a close look at determining which sources give reliable information to use for their research. Scholars use organizers to examine each source based on credibility, accessibility, and relevance....
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Sharks

For Students 2nd Standards
"Dun dun... dun dun." A shark! After second graders read a four-paragraph passage about sharks, they respond to four reading comprehension questions that use the text as a basis for the answers.
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Compare Themes and Topics Across Cultures

For Students 4th Standards
Compare and contrast folktales, myths, and fables in an interactive eBook. The interactive is broken up into three topics: myths, fables, and folktales. Each section includes a reading passage and a guided lesson on the theme, topic, and...
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Terrific Topic Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Strengthen writing skills with a introductory exercise to learn how to write topic sentences. Using an informational reading passage, pupils delineate the types of sentences they read and discern what the topic sentence should be.
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Writing Topic Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
An engaging and quick presentation on writing topic sentences is sure to grab the attention of your elementary writers. The PowerPoint can be modified and includes relevant visual examples.
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Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Neighborhood and community is the theme of a unit comprised of extra support lessons. Following practice pages and a teach, blend, guided practice, practice/apply routine, the series of lessons provide additional reinforcement of reading...
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Let’s Look Around!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Let's Look Around! is the theme of a unit created to provide extra support by way of chants, grand discussion, and practice worksheets. Topics covered include; double final consonants, blending sounds, plurals, high frequency words,...
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Topic, Main Idea, Supporting Detail, and Theme

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get your class members thinking about a reading passage's topic, main idea, supporting details, and theme with this interactive presentation that asks scholars to define, locate, and review each term.
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Main Idea Three Ideas and Details

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Readers organize and display three ideas that support a topic, as well as two details that support each idea. 
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Main Idea

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The main idea of this resource is that you should take a look if you're planning to teach main ideas in your class! Cover just about everything you need to know about main ideas with a packet of materials that includes information and...
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Choose a Research Writing Topic for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
Select a research topic in the first of ten lessons that walk through each step of writing an informational text. The instructor walks through a three-step process for selecting a just-right topic that the writer will enjoy exploring....
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Informational Text: Central Idea/Theme/Summary

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Set your class up for success with determining a main idea using this set of activities. Pupils work collaboratively to categorize sentence strips by what they are doing (expressing the main idea, adding key details, etc.). They then...
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Generate a Topic Response to a Writing Prompt

For Students 4th Standards
Even with a writing prompt, honing in on a topic to write about can be tricky. The second of seven videos on responding to a narrative prompt gives tools for picking what to focus on in your essay. The instructor walks through reading...
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Teaching "Theme" with Children's Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Theme, moral, topic? What’s the difference? High schoolers listen to a reading of the children’s book, The Cello of Mr. O and then individually identify a series of statements as either being an acceptable or unacceptable thematic...
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Thesis Statements

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A good thesis is hard to craft. Model for your writers how to develop and refine thesis statements with a series of slides that discuss the purpose and format of this all-important sentence. Viewers following along as the process is...
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Basic Guide to Writing an Essay

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Introducing your class to essay writing? The gentle tone, concise explanations, and clear examples provided by a 17-slide presentation introduces young writers to the expository essay format. All that's missing is a complete essay with...
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Genres, Genres Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young readers assume the role of Genre Sleuths to investigate the characteristics of folktales, fantasies, and mysteries. For this session you will need to collect a variety of books on a topic you have been studying. Groups then examine...
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Thesis, Main Ideas, Supporting Details, and Transitions

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Part of writing a solid essay comes from reading solid essays. Demonstrating how readers can identify the thesis, main idea, and supporting details in expository texts is the focus of this text-heavy slide show, the third in a series. 
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Writing Process: Revise, Main Ideas

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Reinforce topic and main idea with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading a model, young writers read 3 sets of sentences and eliminate 1 sentence in each set that does not support the main idea. As a final activity,...
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Writing Process: Revise, Topic

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Clarify paragraph focus with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading a model, elementary schoolers read 4 sentences and create a paragraph by choosing the three sentences that belong together. This resource also includes a...
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Hands-On Outlining

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
In order to write an effective outline, children must be able to identify main ideas and supporting details, which is the aim of this fun and kinesthetic activity. The class works on the floor to organize sentence strips prepared by the...