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31 resources with the keyterm illustration meaning

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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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About Frogs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Following a reading of Frogs by Gail Gibbons, young scientists write about one fact they learned from the reading to include in a class book about frog facts. Class members illustrate their sentences and add a title page and a table of...
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Secrets of the Mummies

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How did the ancient people of Egypt preserve their dead so well that their bodies are still recognizable today? Learn the painstakingly complex process they used for preservation. Young scholars read and summarize a narrative detailing...
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Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the...
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Fairy Tales: Another Point of View

For Teachers 3rd
In the second of a two-part lesson, young learners act out the story of The Three Little Pigs. After reading an alternate version, class members use a Venn diagram to discuss how the wolf's feelings differ from those of the pigs. In the...
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We Are All Authors: Create a Book

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Every child is an author with this engaging reading activity. First the class reviews the various parts of a book such as the title, author, dedication, and author-biography. Then each individual will choose a story of their own to...
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The Art Lesson

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore visual arts and illustrations by reading a picture book with your class. Begin by reading the book The Art Lesson about a writer and illustrator who collaborate on their books. Next, have your class answer study questions about...
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Anticipatory Set Picture Walk

For Teachers K - 3rd
Take young learners on a picture walk! First, they will make predictions about a story, its plot, and its characters by perusing the pictures. Then, after reading, they identify supporting details and assess whether their predictions...
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Using Social Studies in Five Shared Reading Lessons: Geography

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
After several short 15-minute mini-lessons, your learners will gain an understanding of the characteristics of a non-fiction text. Using the book Map It by Elspeth Leacock, your class will become acquainted with non-fiction terms such as...
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Feature Article

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Bring the characteristics of a feature article to light for the class. Look at examples in magazines and pick out the characteristics of the text that grab attention. Also discuss how they can choose photographs and use a strong voice to...
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Map It Out

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore how illustrations add to a story. Young learners will look at picture books to see how the pictures tell the story. They create illustrations to go with a chosen story, and then flip the activity so they have to write a story to...
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Historical Fiction: A Wealth of Interpretations

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Historical fiction becomes a platform for exploring different perspectives. The class makes predictions based on illustrations, completes Venn diagrams to compare and contrast differing points of view, and to think about how characters...
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Picturing the Story

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Practice story analysis in a narrative writing activity. Elementary and middle schoolers analyze a movie's characters, setting, dialogue, and theme. They use these elements and analysis to create a new story about the characters. A great...
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Information Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners locate the specific elements of text and illustrations that communicate setting, characterization, and plot in order to evaluate how the text and illustrations work together to communicate effectively.
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Analyzing Messages in Various Media

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore communication through media by analyzing different advertisements and artwork. Budding artists view videos, websites, plays, and other artistic endeavors while discussing the true meaning of the work with their classmates. They...
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Pictures on a Page

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Illustrators have a big job! Youngsters actively listen to a story and analyze the images as they relate to the text. With modelling and guidance, they listen for words that match with the picture they are seeing. Using think-pair-share,...
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Understanding a Mystery Book

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young readers act as detectives and use the clues and illustrations in Stella Louella’s Runaway Book to create a hypothesis about the title of the missing library book. Doug Cushman’s The Mystery of King Karfu may be substituted as the...
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Authors and Illustrators: What do they do?

For Teachers K - 1st
Help readers understand the roles of authors and illustrators and why they have been recognized by medals of excellence. Your class will discuss and then create illustrations for a book. When they have finished, you can hold your own...
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Analyzing Information In Supplemental Graphics

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Investigate how graphics in informational text enhance the author's purpose. Your class will discuss the benefits of graphics in informational texts such as text books, and use a rubric to evaluate the graphics. Additionally, they bring...
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ANTICIPATORY SET

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are be able to analyze primary sources (photographs and speeches) and write a definition of American Democracy. They are shown a photograph of Martin Luther King Jr. by Ben Fernandez, students are asked what is happening in the...
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Captions and Graphic Aides

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read a book.  In this informational text features activity, 5th graders define captions and their purpose.  Students view an article and discuss the graphic aides that assist comprehending the information presented. ...
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Molly Pitcher -- "Out of Many, One"

For Teachers K - 4th
Students research, brainstorm and analyze the events that lead up to the Revolutionary War. They critique a piece of artwork depicting a scene from the Revolutionary War. Each major battle is plotted on a map to show a visual...
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Take a Walk in Their Shoes: Great Leaders of Our Time

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Research the characteristics of leaders who have used nonviolence to change society. The class then applies this information to their own community to find leaders with these same characteristics, creating a wall collage of pictures and...
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Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse: Kevin Henkes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Kevin Henkes has composed a series of books in which Lilly the mouse is a main character. Third graders use illustrations and key details as they compare and contrast the books, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and another story staring the...