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Finding the Theme in 'Romeo and Juliet'
From nextvista.org, produced by nextvista.org
How do you identify the theme, idea about life, in a work of literature? In this video, a teacher models the process using "Romeo and Juliet" as an example. This video would be helpful for students who are beginning to identify implied rather than st... [more]
September 19, 2011 at 06:30 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Using Context Clues to Figure Out a New Word
From YouTube, produced by learningupgrade
Learn to use context clues to help unlock the meaning of words and phrases. Students learn about context clues in song form. Students are shown how to figure out the meaning of mediocre using context clues. (01:18)
Found by Barb in L.5.4a
August 4, 2009 at 04:46 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Making Inferences - Bigger Than Alexander
From YouTube, produced by Chris Francis
This video gives us an introduction to an inference lesson.  It includes illustrations, text, and music. The video is about a boy named Alexander who can't stop growing at school and has to move away. The teacher decides to bring her classroom to Ale... [more]
Found by kari in RL.5.1
February 17, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How to Write a Summary of a Non-Fiction Text
From YouTube, produced by The Teaching and Learning Secretariat
In this segment, the teacher uses metacogitive strategies to teach students how to summarize in their own words and not simply quote the author. Using key words, main idea, and text features  found within a non-fiction text, the teacher uses an inter... [more]
Found by Lynn Brogan in W.5.8
June 17, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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How to Write a Summary of a Non-Fiction Text
From YouTube, produced by The Teaching and Learning Secretariat
In this segment, the teacher uses metacogitive strategies to teach students how to summarize in their own words and not simply quote the author. Using key words, main idea, and text features  found within a non-fiction text, the teacher uses an inter... [more]
Found by Lynn Brogan in RI.5.2
June 17, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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Ages: 4 - 12
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Hare vs. Tortoise Race
From YouTube, produced by Walt Disney Productions
This is a 1934 animated Disney version of Aesop's fable. It woild be good for older elementary students to compare and contrast different versions of the same story (available here on WatchKnow) and discuss the ways the characters were handled. (08:1... [more]
Found by teresahopson in RL.5.9
July 25, 2011 at 09:50 AM
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