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Teaching Theme With Children's Literature

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify the theme in the children's story The Cello of Mr. O. For this theme lesson plan, students fill out a worksheet, and discuss the difference between theme, moral, and topic.
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Theme vs. Topic

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use Aesop's fables to examine theme and topic. In this theme and topic lesson plan, students read different fables and discussing as a class. After hearing more stories students work in pairs to determine the theme or topic.
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Topic: A Topic Is What Something Is About

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this topic worksheet, students learn that a topic is what something is about. Students complete exercises on 2 pages. Students identify the topic in sentences and tell if the pictures pertain to the topic.
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Online Museum Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th
In this technology worksheet, students research an online museum and select a topic within that museum. They read the story section and summarize it in a paragraph. Then students list five important things that they learned about the...
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Giving Second Graders the Write Skills

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze the steps taken in writing a paragraph in the ten lessons of this unit. Writing for a particular purpose is developed as the conventional grammar skills utilized.
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Conversations: Lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders have a discussion about the role, audience, format, and topic of animal communication. In this communication lesson plan, 6th graders discuss in a group for participation points.
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Newsprint Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students identify the main question behind their paper and narrow the focus and purpose of their paper. They view their topic from a variety of perspectives and determine their own interest in a particular aspect of a topic. They...
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Essay Organization and Supporting Sentences

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine and organize supporting sentences into a multi-paragraph composition. The lesson focuses on writing as a skill in the formation of a clear and effective communicative tool.
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Pirate Poems

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students increase their awareness of the fundamental of poetry. They write their own poetry on a familiar topic. Students create a paper-bag puppet on which to display their poem. They are told that poetry is a special way to tell a story.
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A Sentence for Life

For Teachers 2nd
What is a sentence? Second graders will explore the components of a sentence in the ten lessons of this unit. The subject, predicate, the process of proofreading, punctuation, and sentence sequence are analyzed in this unit. Handouts and...
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Impromptu Speeches

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils brainstorm their favorite summer activities and volunteers five impromptu speeches. They review the rubric for impromptu speeches and discuss possible topics for speeches. They give impromptu speeches and evaluate each other.
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Cloud Sequence

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students write or draw events inside a cloud to show sequence. Students draw pictures or write to explain a topic in the center cloud. This is great for many grade levels.       
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My Favorite Thing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners write about their favorite thing using all five senses, where possible.
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Using RAFT

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discuss the roles of topic, audience and format in writing. They, in groups, create a piece of writing and check it for correct use of topic, audience and format. They receive feedback from group members and peers.
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Writing ABC Poetry

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover the background of alphabet poetry and as a group construct a poem on the board. Using all the letters in the alphabet, they individually create their own poems.
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Focus on the Topic When Writing

For Students 7th - 8th
In this focus on the topic when writing worksheet, students read how to select and narrow a topic, check resources and write a thesis sentence.
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A Good Topic Is Clear

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this topics worksheet, students examine 4 pictures. From two choices, students underline the topic that gives a clear idea of each picture. Students then read four short illustrated stories and write a topic for each.
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AWP 3 Unit 5 Word Search

For Students 9th - 12th
For this language arts worksheet, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms related to literature. There are 20 words/phrases located in the puzzle.
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Using a Time Focus- Owl Moon

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students practice writing on a specific topic. Students read "Owl Moon." They chronologically and comprehensively list all events occurring in the story. Students choose one specific event in the story on which to write.
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Designing the Perfect Science Fair Project Webquest

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the Scientific Method and define their topic of interest. Students familiarize themselves with how to utilize their resources and create note cards. Students create their written report and display of their...
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Writing: Planning and Organizing

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the five step prewriting process used before writing essays. They select a common topic and determine the purpose,and audience for the essay. They list examples in daily life where planning and organizing are...
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The English alphabet, Spelling

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students practice spelling in an ELL context. In this English language instructional activity, students listen to a rap, learning the spelling of words in context and use a written dialogue in pairs to practice spelling their own names.
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Collaborative Poetry

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars work together to write poems on familiar topics such as tree, river, love, etc. Working in groups, each student writes a line about their topic and passes it to another student. When the poem returns to the originator, the...
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Musical Chairs Topic Critique

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students create topics for other students to write about in the computer lab.