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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2: Case Study: Analyzing Author Craft and Purpose in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 16 lessons in the Module 3, Unit 2 collection continue the study of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and the language Douglass uses to develop his purpose in writing. Both the mid-unit and final assessments require...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Powerful Stories—Slavery in America

For Teachers 7th Standards
An awareness of historical context and author’s purpose are key to understanding informational text. The 15 lessons in the Module 3, Unit 1 collection provide seventh graders with background information about slavery and the debate over...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 4, Unit 1: Analyzing Author’s Purpose and Evaluating Claims in The Omnivore’s Dilemma

For Teachers 8th Standards
Module 4 is all about food, where it comes from, and what happens to it before it gets to the consumer. The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan is the anchor text of a collection made up of 15 lessons. In Unit 1, scholars evaluate an...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3b, Unit 2: Case Study: The Media as Storytellers in Carlotta’s Journey

For Teachers 8th Standards
The 20 lessons in the second unit of Module 3b make up a collection that provides eighth-graders with background knowledge of the Little Rock Nine by using the case study, A Mighty Long Way, and the photo essay, Little Rock Girl...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Varying Perspectives on World War II

For Teachers 8th Standards
The three units in Module 3A focus on Japanese-American relations during World War II and use Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand as the central text. The lessons in the Unit 1...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 2b, Unit 1: Working with Evidence: Identity and Transformation - Then and Now

For Teachers 7th Standards
To prepare for a study of George Bernard Shaws' play, Pygmalion, students examine informational texts that explore the concept of personal identity. Pupils perform a close reading focusing on text-dependent questions, make inferences,...
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Homophones: Is it They're, Their, or There?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Discern between common homophones with lessons, worksheets, and other resources designed for upper elementary learners.
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: War Coming Close to Home

For Teachers 8th Standards
Help readers develop the ability to understand complex text. Thanhha Lai's Inside Out & Back Again serves as the anchor work in this first unit that focuses not only on how word choice impacts tone and meaning, but also how to draw...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to use precise language? Participants explore this question in the fourth lesson in a series of 15 on effective instruction. Perfect for all content areas, the lesson promotes appropriate language choice through close...
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Vocabulary Morphemic Elements: Affix Game

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
How well do you know your affixes? Find out how proficient your learners are with a game that requires them not only to define various affixes, but also to use them to create words that they then use in sentences.
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A Walk in the Tundra

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Discuss the environment of the Arctic tundra using this resource. The focus of this lesson is the story A Walk in the Tundra by Rebecca L. Johnson. The appealing illustrations are bound to captivate your class! After reading the story,...
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It's Greek To Me!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In this language lesson, scholars use Greek root meanings to determine the meaning of words. After being shown how Greek roots are used in many words, such as, photosynthesis, pairs are given two excellent black line masters embedded in...
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Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using context clues to determine a word's meaning is an important strategy to further reading comprehension. Challenge your class to answer the 11 multiple-choice questions in this PowerPoint. Note: This is a great resource for English...
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Using Words as a Way into Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Use the Visual Thesaurus to predict the subject matter of Rick Riordan's book The Lightning Thief. A pre-reading activity encourages middle schoolers to use context clues and word meaning to discover what the book is about. After they...
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Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scientific terms can be difficult to remember. This resource suggests developing analogies as a way to make energy terms memorable. After listing new terms on the board, groups develop analogies based on restaurant words, and then share...
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Reading Comprehension: Voice of Nature

For Students 4th Standards
Understanding a text can be a very interesting task. Fourth graders read a passage describing the origin of an Aboriginal myth. They answer 11 comprehension questions that require them to pull key details, use context, and think...
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Feijoo Sisters: Pirouette

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover and the Feijoo sisters explain what a pirouette means. The sisters do pirouettes to show what the word means. Grover isn't as successful when he tries one himself. This is a terrific way to get your class excited about language.
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Jason Taylor: Toss

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What an entertaining video! Jason Tyler demonstrates the meaning of the word toss by throwing a fake cow. That's something learners will remember.
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Hot! Hot! Hot!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Baby Bear shows how to sound out the word hot. He also illustrates its meaning. This is a creative way to introduce new Language Arts.
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Judah Freidlander: Spectacular

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Judah Freidlander identifies the meaning of the word spectacular in this clip. He exudes enthusiasm as he describes this word. What a fun way to introduce new Language Arts!
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Jonah Hill: Mustache

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jonah Hill illustrates the meaning of the word mustache using a wonderfully entertaining technique. He shows Elmo all of the things he can do with his mustache. Learners won't forget the meaning of this word after watching the clip.
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Jude Law: Cling

For Teachers Pre-K - K
With Jude Law as the guide, learners explore the meaning of the word cling. This clip could be used as a way to introduce a lesson on Language Arts. Learners could be given a word and asked to define it for the class.
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Inside And Outside

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A young girl demonstrates the concept of inside and outside using food and a picnic basket. It's a wonderful way to illustrate this concept. The visuals are appealing.
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Jason Bateman: Comfort

For Teachers Pre-K - K
After searching for someone to comfort, and finding no one who needs his help, Jason Bateman describes the meaning of the word. In the end, he is comforted by Elmo.