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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 3b: The Civil Rights Movement and The Little Rock Nine

For Teachers 8th Standards
The Civil Rights Movement in the United States takes center stage in a three-unit module that focuses particularly on The Little Rock Nine. Carlotta Walls LaNier’s, A Mighty Long Way, and Shelley Tougas’ photo essay, Little Rock Girl...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 3: Performance Task: Water Management Position Paper

For Teachers 7th Standards
Module 4B of Unit 3 concludes the study of water sustainability and water management begun in Unit 1. Using research developed in the previous modules of Unit 3, seventh graders draft, revise, edit, and publish a position paper on water...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3b, Unit 3: Bringing the Journey to Life

For Teachers 8th Standards
The final unit in the 3B Module asks eight graders to plan a film, with a sound track, about The Little Rock Nine using Carlotta Walls La Nier's memoir A Mighty Long Way, as a jumping off point. The eight lessons in the collection...
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Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
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Promote Outside Reading and Genuine Response with Book Reviews

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Take Part in National Turn Off the TV and Read Month while engaging your class in authentic reading and writing.
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Analyzing Folklore: Redwall

For Teachers 8th
Brian Jacques’ novel Redwall provides the focus for a series of lessons involving the analysis of folklore. Adopting the persona of a character, groups write letters in the voice of their character, assemble a collage using Microsoft...
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Class Collection of Book Reviews

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Use Google Docs to create an online class collection of reviews of independent reading books. Throughout the year, learners post reviews for at least two of the novels they read and class members respond to the reviews, providing input...
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Contemporary Authors Paper and Portfolio Assignment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
End the year with a culminating project on contemporary authors. Each scholar chooses ten authors and writes biographies of the authors, selects reviews of their works, reads one book and writes of a review of that one book. The final...
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Curriculum Guide to: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Eight lessons and worksheets comprise a curriculum guide for Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Class members create a timeline that includes world-historical events as well as events in the novel. They analyze the speaking styles of...
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Candidate Book Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After reading candidate biographies, class members select one candidate to research. They craft a report on the candidate's book, their position on issues, and the image the candidate wants to project.
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When the Book is Better than the Movie

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sometimes the book is better than the movie; other times, the movie comes out on top. A video discusses the topic of novels and their film adaptations, pointing out specific texts and how the tale translated to the big screen. The...
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Book Reviews

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Reading goes beyond taking in information—it also involves forming impressions about what we read. Sometimes we share those impressions through book reviews, a specific type of writing outlined in a handout on the topic. Using the...
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Literature Reviews

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A literature review goes beyond simply giving a novel a thumbs up or thumbs down. In fact, it may not require an opinion at all. Using a handout on literature reviews, part of a larger series on specific writing assignments, writers...
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Book Report Task Cards

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
With 52 task cards, learners will not run out of things to do with a book they are reading independently or with the class. Tasks include making a poster on a specific topic, writing a summary, drafting a sequel, creating a windsock,...
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I See a School

For Students K - 1st Standards
Enthusiastic readers report on a book detailing what it's about and their favorite part with a picture-based writing template. A nonfiction version takes a step further to highlight what the pupil learned, and a fiction version showcases...
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Book Review Writing: a Guide for Young Reviewers

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Encourage scholars to share their love of reading with informative and engaging book reviews. Here, you'll find a series of guides that walk learners through the review writing process. Included in the collection is information about...
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Educator's Guide: Holes

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
You'll be a star at your next grade level meeting with an educational unit on Louis Sachar's Holes. Based on both the novel and film, the lessons include applications to language arts with character studies and movie reviews; social...
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24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Practice makes proficient. Get your scholars practicing their reading comprehension skills using this packet of 24 nonfiction paired reading passages, each followed by a set of questions to test their unerstanding. 
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Book Report Template

For Students 1st - 6th Standards
Help your youngsters frame their thoughts and begin to organize notes for their next book reports. This template includes space for a book citation, author background, synopsis, and critique
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Book Review

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Reflect on your reading with a book review form. After finishing a novel or short story, kids choose the correct genre and discuss their favorite part. They also decide which part they would change, and whether or not they would...
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Review of a Novel Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This review of a novel project is a great way to ensure accountability for independent reading. The assignment sheet, templates, samples, and rubrics are all part of the packet materials.
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It's All an Allusion: Identifying Allusions, in Literature and in Life

For Teachers 11th - 12th
To allude, or not to allude, that is the question: whether ‘tis better to make a reference and engage your audience or risk confusing them or sounding dated. After reading an article about, and loaded with allusions, class members take a...
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Writing a Book Review

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Introduce literary analysis, writing skills, and purposeful reading with a book review. Pupils answer five questions that ask about plot, characters, language used, story elements, and the main character. This is a wonderful way to start...
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O'Connor's Short Stories by Flannery O'Connor

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
After reading Flannery O'Connor's short stories, provide your high schoolers with these questions. You could use these to prompt higher level thinking for an upcoming test, or provide them as essay prompts.