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Word: Formatting Text

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Do formatting choices like font size and color really matter when creating a document? Scholars learn how to make text stand out and grab readers' attention in Microsoft Word. They discover how to highlight text, change the text...
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An Elementary School Day in Korea

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the similarities and differences between their school and a school in Korea. In this culture study lesson, students discuss and list their classroom's weekly schedule. Students then read about a Korean class schedule and...
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In Your Own Words... Paraphrasing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can you put a passage in your own words without changing the meaning of the original text? That is the question facing many young researchers. The advice modeled in this presentation is that writers read the passage carefully,...
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Formatting Fun

For Teachers K - 5th
Launch this lesson plan by saving the provided Formatting Fun template on your classroom or library computers. Young learners can then practice formatting basics for use in writing activities. Exercises include practice in highlighting...
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Analyze Character Development by Paying Attention to Word Choice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
"Monkey's Paw," W.W. Jacob's horror story, is used to model for viewers how to use a writer's diction to analyze characters. Words describing the characters' actions, comments, and appearance are highlighted. After re-examining the...
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Navigating the Inlets and Havens

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young boat captains must decide where to deliver supplies to the Carolina colony. They examine “Of the Inlets and Havens of this Country,” a primary source document to determine where to put in. Luckily, your sailors have computer access...
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Graphic organizer: John Lawson's assessment of the Tuscarora

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of their examination of Carolina history, eighth graders use a graphic organizer to record information found in a primary source about the relationship between colonists and the Tuscarora. If possible, have learners read the...
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A Proprietary Colony: Exploring the Charter of Carolina

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Class groups use a graphic organizer to respond to questions and record impressions as they examine sections of the Charter of Carolina, the document that gave control of the colony to eight Lords Proprietors. After completing their...
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Lesson 1: Real People

For Teachers K Standards
A biography is a factual book or narrative about a real person. The book, The Story of Ruby Bridges is used to introduce non-fiction texts about real people and event to a Kindergarten class. A chart is used to highlight text features...
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Take Notes/Highlight

For Students 4th - 6th
In this taking notes and highlighting worksheet, learners read a paragraph and then examine a piece of text. Students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the information.
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—Childhood

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Who wants to learn about Honest Abe? The reading passage highlights the early life of Abraham Lincoln, detailing his experience as a young boy growing up in Kentucky. Readers read the brief passage and then answer 10 comprehension...
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Martin Luther King Reading Comprehension

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Boost reading comprehension with an interactive website featuring an informational passage about Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars read, or listen to, several paragraphs detailing MLK's life in order to answer seven multiple choice...
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Text-to-Text Connections: Pygmalion

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars refer to a British Dialect/Slang anchor chart as they answer text-dependent questions over section eight of Pygmalion. While learners work on the questions, the teacher conducts check-ins on the progress of their independent...
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Analyzing Douglass’s Purpose in Excerpt 2

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners revisit Plantation Life to focus on Douglass's purpose and choices he made for writing the text. They complete text-dependent questions, an analysis note catcher, and finalize their thoughts by sharing out with the class.
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Mid-Unit Assessment and Independent Reading Check-In

For Teachers 7th Standards
Your turn! Seventh graders work independently to complete the mid-unit assessment. They first read Images in Men in Advertising then answer questions referring to the text. When they finish the assessment, pupils read on their own.
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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read and highlight texts about animals living in an aquatic, terrestrial, and habitat to find characteristics the animal needs to live in that environment. They discover behaviors that enable the animal to survive in their...
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Basic Editing & Formatting with Microsoft Word

For Teachers Higher Ed
For this professional development lesson for teachers, staff members access sites (links provided on the lesson) to practice highlighting text. They copy text from the web site and paste it onto a blank Word document. Staff members...
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Short, Sweet, and to the Point

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read a passage from a magazine. They highlight the main ideas and facts they feel are important and black out the unimportant details. They review the concept of summarizing and use the highlighted text to write a summary with...
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Analyze How a Poet's Word Choices Contribute to the Poem's Overall Meaning

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Words carry baggage (denotation and connotation) that influence a reader's perception and response to a text. Analyzing how a poet's diction and syntax contribute to the meaning of a poem is the focus of a short video that examines Edna...
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Typing Bingo

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students set up a bingo card using the appropriate tab settings. They also highlight text and underline the word they can cross off. They improve their use of the tab key while playing a game.
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Britain 1

For Teachers 6th
Looking for an excellent lesson on teaching Word Processing and Windows skills? Then this lesson is for you! Using a file embedded in the plan, pupils practice developing desktop publishing skills. They practice editing, using a variety...
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Name Parts of a Computer and Terms for Interface Elements

For Teachers K - 2nd
Familiarize your young learners with the parts of a computer and some basic key terms relating to technology. As the teacher demonstrates using an LCD projector, class members practice moving a mouse, opening the Internet, typing in a...
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Notability

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
You'll want to take note of this app! Create custom notes that you can use to present and record information. Use the formatting options to make your notes look great, and the sharing options to keep your class up to date!
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Who Do You Know?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners research and describe the contributions of African-American men and women. They write their notes in a Microsoft Word document. They present their information to the class.

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