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Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
Who was Frederick Douglass?
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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 4a, Unit 2: Research Study: The Effects of Screen Time on the Developing Brain"

For Teachers 7th Standards
 In the 19 lessons that make up the Module 4A, Unit 2 collection, seventh graders continue their research into the affects of screen time on the adolescent brain. They conduct independent research, analyze the credibility of sources,...

EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
The final unit in Module 3A focuses on research skills. The 10 lessons in the collection have students examining how businesses can impact working conditions. Using a case study of the garment industry, class members learn to gather...
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining...
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Mo Willems Author Study

For Teachers K - 2nd
Who is Mo Willems? Explore the author with your class. Learners read books written by Willems, compare and contrast the characters therein, and make predictions about what will happen. Finish off this author study by having small groups...
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Author Study: Eric Carle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Dive into an author study of one of the most beloved children’s book authors, Eric Carle. After reading some of his stories, including Papa Get me the Moon, A House for Hermit Crab, The Grouchy Ladybug, and The Very Busy Spider, readers...
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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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Jan Brett Author Study

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Expose young children to the wonderful works of author and illustrator Jan Brett using a few of her stories such as Armadillo Rodeo, The Mitten, or Daisy Comes Home through a unit study. 
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Author Study: Cynthia Rylant

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Explore the life's work of one of the great children's authors using this ten-lesson author study unit. After first performing some whole-group research into the life of Cynthia Rylant, the class goes on to read six different stories,...
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Our Computers, Ourselves: Imagining the Digital Lives of Authors and Characters

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The guiding question for this lesson is "Do computers and their contents shape who we are?" Open with a selection of Apple's commercials to introduce stereotypes and people's relationships with their computers. Then, read the attached...
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Dr. Seuss Author Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Want to know more about Dr. Seuss? Scholars research topics such as his childhood, family, education, jobs, and story themes to learn more about the ever-popular and fun to read author, Dr. Seuss. 
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Author Study

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this author study worksheet, students and their parents use resources from the library or the Internet to research Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and respond to the 4 questions regarding information about her.
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Author Study: Jan Brett

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
After a unit on Jan Brett's books, this resource would be a great way to discuss what everyone has learned. Each of the slides in this presentation focuses on one of Brett's books. There are also links to quizzes and other supplementary...
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Author Study: Kate Chopin

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Four stories by Kate Chopin offer high schoolers an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the ways authors use various literary elements and movements to develop their themes and social commentaries. 
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Author! Author!

For Teachers 3rd
Beverly Cleary is the fabulous author focused on, in this author study. Students conduct Internet Research in order to find out as much as they can about Ms. Cleary. They then use their findings and the Garageband program to create a...
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Author Study Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
What book are you currently reading? If you want your class to delve into the life of the author, give them this author study learning exercise. Basic questions like where the author lives (or lived), what hardships the author...
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Eric Carle Author Study

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learn all about Eric Carle, find out about his famous caterpillar, and try out related art, science, writing, math, and social studies activities. The resource comes with plenty of materials to support your instruction.
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Active Reading and Study

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
The difference between an active reader and a passive reader has to do with the ways they access the same material. Review study skills and note-taking techniques with a video about active reading, which includes tips for using...
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Information Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students present information about an author of young adult literature using a HyperStudio stack.
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Author’s Purpose: Inform

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Why does an author write an informative article? Learners examine passages of a short reading on Spain and determine what the author wanted to inform the reader about.
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Author's Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Readers identify the author's purpose. First, they read a passage and utilize details from the piece to determine the author's purpose. Then they will explain how they arrived at their conclusion. Links to materials are provided.
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Text Features and Author's Purpose

For Students 7th - 12th
How do the text features support the purpose of the text? Help your class study different text features by providing them with this resource. Using the graphic organizer, readers will scan a text, searching for text features. 
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Who's Your Favorite Author?

For Teachers K
Imagine a kindergarten author study. Did you know that Angela Johnson writes about families while Eric Carle writes about insects and animals? In small groups, the class examines a basket of books sorted by author and records...
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Let's Meet Marc Brown

For Teachers K - 2nd
This author study PowerPoint addresses the life of the children's book author, Marc Brown. The slides display real photographs of Marc Brown and facts about his personal and professional life. This is a fantastic way to start off an...

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