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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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Phonics Teachers Resource Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
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Little House in the Big Woods

For Students 3rd - 4th
Strengthen your learners' relationship with Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic novel of a pioneer family with these materials. Multiple choice comprehension questions and a set of reflection prompts are provided for each pair of chapters in...
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End of Unit 1 Assessment: Fishbowl Discussion, Part 2: Comparing Conflicting Accounts of the Pearl Harbor Attack

For Teachers 8th Standards
Partner up! Scholars continue their fishbowl activity with one partner sitting inside the circle and one sitting outside the circle. Participants add to sentence starters to analyze the perspective of the Pearl Harbor Attack seen in...
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Genres in Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Enthusiastic readers take part in a book club unit that focuses on genre, particularly historical fiction, fantasy, and adventure. Over the course of 10 days, groups read a variety of stories and choose leveled activities from a learning...
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Literature Circles

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Get learners excited about reading with literature circles! Small groups discuss the day's reading in various roles, including Discussion Director, Summarizer, Word Wizard, Literary Luminary, Travel Tracer, Connector, and Fact Finder,...
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Family and Friends: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Family and Friends is the theme of a unit consisting of English language development lessons. Reinforce language proficiency, particularly in family vocabulary, basic needs, feelings, short vowel sounds, blending, reading high frequency...
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Literature Circle Activity

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Interested in trying literature circles but concerned about accountability? Check out this resource. The class is divided into discussion groups, members are assigned specific roles, and provided with a worksheet that describes their...
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Technological Grand Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Conduct a written literary discussion and diminish stress about public writing. Class members, already arranged into literature circles, compose and post responses to novels, signing with initials or class number. The process continues...
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Literature Circle Guides: Shiloh

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Response to literature and collaborative group discussion are the key foci of this thorough guide to teaching Phyllis Reynolds Naylor's Newbery-winning novel Shiloh. Detailed sections enable readers to examine each chapter in depth....
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Discussion Questions for Shakespeare's Julius Caeser

For Students 9th - 12th
Do not let Julius Caesar be Greek to your pupils. Rather, make the play a dish fit for hungry minds. Encourage your class members to lend their ears to a series of rich discussion questions so that they can become masters of the play, as...
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Springfield Wiki Project: Literature Circles - About the Author

For Teachers 6th
Learners complete an author study and create a wiki to share their work. First, they conduct research on a particular author, then write a summary, and finally, create a wiki to share their information.  
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Learning the Roles in Literature Circles

For Teachers 5th
I love literature circles! Get your pupils together and have them discuss the book they are reading. They determine and practice their role in the literature circle then discuss the book they are reading. This is a great introduction to...
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Springfield Wiki Lesson - Literature Circles

For Teachers 6th
Using a variety of novels about survival, such as Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, pupils create author's studies using wikis. First, learners are placed in groups to study a particular novel. Then, they create a page...
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Inspector Readers: The 002 Book Club

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
This unit introduces book clubs/literature circles to lower elementary classes, but could be adapted to higher grades. It outlines the anticipatory activity that includes a WebQuest, a discussion to clarify questions about the unit,...
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Off to Adventure!: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Off to Adventure! is the theme of an English language arts unit comprised of a variety of challenge activities. Scholars enhance skills and reinforce concepts by taking part in a grand book discussion, giving an oral report, and writing...
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Race into Fluency!

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Elementary learners practice reading short passages to increase their fluency. They work in pairs to do repeated readings of Jane and Babe, recording their times. They switch roles and time one another in an effort to decrease the amount...
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Analyzing Literature via Literature Circles

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Introduce literature circles with Roland Smith's novels. Your seventh graders will see the activity modeled as you read The Three Little Pigs together and apply the format to a Roland Smith novel of their choice. The lesson includes...
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SSR Teacher/Student-Run Conferences

For Students 1st - 6th
Looking for a simple way to connect with each of your pupils about a book they've read? While the rest of your class is engaged in SSR, each learner comes to you for a one-on-one session. Great for formative assessment or just a good...
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Introducing Literature Circle Roles to Students

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read a narrative selection and select a literature circle role. In this reading comprehension lesson, students work in groups to identify vocabulary, make text connections, or other reading comprehension strategies. Students...
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Technological Grand Conversations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students participate in literature circles. In this literature circles lesson, students respond to the reading and word process their response. Students read others' responses and respond to their ideas.
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Literature Circles Planner

For Students 3rd - 6th
Here is a literature circle activity for students to plan an effective group meeting. Instructions are given to answer 10 questions. This form may be used for every book the group reads.
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Come Join Our Book Club!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a class book club. After reading a selected book, they discuss what they like and dislike about the book and if they would recommend it to a friend with their partner. As a class they listen to the book "Click,...
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Starting an Elementary Book Club

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Discover the benefits of starting a book club in this two-part article.