Antislavery heroes are the focus of this lesson. Students research a historical figure who played a key role in the abolition of slavery, and then create a three-dimensional biographical mobile. Boars and Baseball: Making Connections. In this lesson, students will make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections after reading In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson.
After sharing and discussing connections, students choose and plan a project that makes a personal connection to the text.
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Research Basis Strategy in Practice Related Resources In this strategy guide, you'll learn how to organize students and instruction to establish a sense of purpose for reading authentic texts in the content areas. Research Basis. Reading is a way to gain exposure to and develop tentative understandings of content. Reading is vital means of exposing learners to what thinking in your content area looks and sounds like.
Using Features of Literary and Informational Text to Guide Reading This resource shows teachers modeling how to read aloud literary and informational texts and use think-alouds. Formal Writing Across the Content Areas This resource explores instructional practices for incorporating formal writing into English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies instruction.
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