Types of Text Teacher Resources

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Setting

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify parts of the setting that occur in different types of text and explain the setting's importance to the text. Eventually they illustrate their comprehension of the literary concept through completion of a project.
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What a Brave Little Girl

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students practice relating non-fiction to knowledge they already have on the subject. They evaluate differences in the types of text structrures in non-fiction. They employ a review strategy that allows them to understand their reading.
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English Language Arts Examination: January 2015

For Students 9th - 12th
Successful arguing is a learned skill. Pupils read four passages and craft a text-based argument about the return of extinct animals. The resources provides writers with specific guidelines on how to create a well-rounded essay and how...
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Oh My Word!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Ever come across an unfamiliar word while reading and can't decipher its meaning? Use a printable form that tracks and helps bring meaning to unknown words as learners read a given text. The printable comes with a set of three forms,...
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Writing an Argument: The Grand Coulee Dam

For Students 6th Standards
The benefits of building the Grand Coulee Dam were enormous—as were the drawbacks. Learners read different points of view on the construction of the dam, including the famous Woody Guthrie song and firsthand accounts from nearby...
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Printing Press

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An interactive printing press turns the classroom into a newsroom, giving writers the chance to create their own newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Each type of publication comes with multiple templates from which writers choose and tips...
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Unlocking Words with Context Clues

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Solve the mystery of the missing word with a lesson on context clues. Elementary readers apply their knowledge of word meanings to informational text with unfamiliar words. They determine definitions using context clues and discuss how...
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Freedom Walkers

For Students 7th Standards
What would you do to be free? Seventh graders read a close passage about the Montgomery Bus Boycott to answer text-dependent questions, have a discussion, and complete a final writing task. The final lesson of 10 has scholars investigate...
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2004 AP® English Language and Composition Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Shall we agree to disagree? Scholars have the opportunity to choose a topic they feel is controversial in the world and express ideas about it. They complete essays that address the opposite views. In two other essays, they analyze a...
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The Power of Language

For Teachers 8th Standards
There is power in words. Readers take a close look at three text to determine how language structures affect meaning, including include poems and recipes. Scholars analyze the language authors use by circling important words, underlining...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 4: Unit 3, Lesson 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
How do rhetorical devices advance an author's point of view? Scholars consider the question as they continue their exploration of Machiavelli's The Prince. They work in small groups, annotating the text for evidence of rhetoric, before...
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Analyzing the Features of a Newspaper Article

For Teachers 6th Standards
There's more to newspaper articles than meets the eye. Scholars learn the different features of a newspaper article, including headline, byline, subheadings, etc. Pupils circle the features in an article as the teacher discusses their...
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Life Before the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
American life before the Civil War was very different from American life today. To show this difference in a full spectrum, learners compare two communities that illustrate the differences between Northern and Southern life. Throughout...
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Deduction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate the linguistic devices used by writers to create meaning. In this writing lesson, students discover why writers write in different ways showing examples of different types of text. After reading each type students...
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Fantastic Facts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to expository texts. They dwell to formulate the comprehension and gain the main ideas. Students encounter explicit comprehension strategies to help them transition into this new type of text.
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Fiction and Poetry

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore fictional text and poetry. They explore the story structures used in the types of texts and examine the language patterns used. Students practice tracking text in the correct manner.
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Lesson 1: Identifying an Author's Purpose

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Different types of text are written for very different reasons. Learners discuss the differences in writing to entertain, to inform, and to persuade their audiences. They work on identifying the author's purpose by reading and charting...
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Why Ask WHY???!!!!!!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars participate in a reading literacy lesson with the goal of improving reading comprehension. They practice asking meaningful questions about different types of texts. The practice of asking questions helps students connect...
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Reading Non-Fiction: Fact and Opinion

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this reading non-fiction worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer, rating on a scale of 1-10 whether given types of text would be more opinion or fact. Students then highlight parts of statements indicating fact or opinion.
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Recognizing Text Relay

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders recognize and distinguish between different types of text. After a discussion of the various types of text, small groups compete in a relay race game demonstrating their knowledge of the text. Correct choices earn...
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Out of the Dust -- Part II

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover that literature can be a great way to gather information about the past. Using various types of text, they research its historical data and determine if it is correct. They write two papers to respond to the...
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Doing it with Style

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the HTML tags for text styles: bold, italic and typewriter. They apply these types of text styles in an HTML document and view the changes that appear in their web browser.
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Introduction PPS Writing Units of Study

For Teachers 4th
Imagine a year-long writing plan aligned to Common Core standards. Here it is! This resource packet, the first in the series of units, introduces the plan, provides an overview of the research-based approach, and a discussion of the key...
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Bring Read-to-Learn Activities into Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Shift your instruction from teacher-centered to student-centered, which requires learners to do the heavy lifting.

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