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Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction

 

Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Nonfiction Shorts
Description: Short, printable nonfiction stories.
Activity:     GLE: 05   Type: Handout   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/nonfictionindex.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Links to Online Magazines
Description: Links to online magazines middle school students may find interesting. Some are blocked by server but many to choose from.
Activity:     GLE: 05   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.cf.k12.wi.us/library/onlinemag.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Skimming and Scanning
Description: Description of skimming, scanning, surveying strategies and what readers should get from doing these activities.
Activity: 02   GLE: 04e   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.isu.edu/ctl/learnstrat/handouts/skim-scan.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Skimming and Scanning Strategies and Links
Description: Uses and descriptions of skimming and scanning. Explains how to do it and why it's useful. This site also includes a number of links to various reading strategies.
Activity: 02   GLE: 08b, 09b, 04a, 05   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.42explore.com/skim.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: KWL Chart
Description: Printable KWL Chart from a Kentucky school
Activity: 03   GLE: 42a   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.squires.fayette.k12.ky.us/library/research/kwl.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Parts of a Text
Description: Site lists the basic parts of a textbook along with descriptions of teach. Discusses parts such as fly leaf, title page, copyright page, preface, introduction, acknowledgements, table of contents, index, glossary, credits, appendix, references, bibliography
Activity: 03   GLE: 09e, 14e   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/Departments/enreadtp/textbook.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Parts of a Text Quiz
Description: Teacher-created Quia quiz that tests students' knowledge of textbook parts using hangman. Loads differently each time. Be sure to play a few times first to be sure you've covered all parts listed in quiz.
Activity: 03   GLE: 05   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.quia.com/hm/65740.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Basic Parts of a Textbook
Description: List of hard cover textbook parts with descriptions. Includes fly leaf, title page, copyright page, preface, introduction, acknowledgements, table of contents, index, credits, bibliography, glossary, appendix, references.
Activity: 03   GLE: 08b, 14e, 39a,    Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/~steuben/textbook.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Wikipedia
Description: The free online encyclopedia. Could be used during research activities in nonfiction unit.
Activity: 03, 09   GLE: 05   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.wikipedia.org/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: SQ3R Chart Generator
Description: Personalize your sq3r chart with your name and course name! Printable handout.
Activity: 04   GLE: 05   Type: Handout   Focus: Teacher
URL: 
http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/graphic_org/sq3r/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: What is SQ3R?
Description: Power Point presentation describes the SQ3R process. Also includes the new and improved 4th R!!
Activity: 04   GLE: 05   Type: Powerpoint   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://imet.csus.edu/imet1/weaver/portfolio/product/sq3r.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: the SQ3R Reading Method
Description: Printable. Site contains very thorough descriptions of the sq3r reading method.
Activity: 04   GLE: 04a, 09b, 14e, 14a   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.studygs.net/texred2.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Time for Kids Online
Description: Online version of the highly engaging Time for Kids Magazine. Educational games, homework help, nonfiction informational articles for students to browse and read.
Activity: 04   GLE: 05, 09, 42c   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/index.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: The NEWSpaper
Description: Published 3 times a year, this online paper is designed for students up to age 14. Published in UK so some spellings, verbs, and terms may differ.
Activity: 04   GLE: 05, 09, 42c   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://thenewspaper.org.uk/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Online Note Taker
Description: The new way to take notes! Students' thoughts are organized into a bulleted or Roman numeral outline format. Printable
Activity: 04   GLE: 05, 09, 42c   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=722&title=  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: The Graphic Organizer
Description: Site allows students and teachers to click on and view a variety of graphic organizers.
Activity: 05   GLE: 04a, 04b, 09b, 15b, 15c, 15d, 15e, 18b, 39a, 39b, 42a, 42b, 43a, 43b, 46   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.graphic.org/goindex.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Format for a Business Letter
Description: Recommended by CC Guide for sixth grade ELA. This site gives the proper format for a business letter
Activity: 06   GLE: 08, 16, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 27   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.grossmont.edu/sandia.tuttle/businessletter.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Block Style Sample Business Letter
Description: Recommended by CC Guide (for 6th grade): Site gives specific instructions on typing a business letter. Example provided on page.
Activity: 06   GLE: 08, 16, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 27   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://www.sutterhigh.k12.ca.us/counselor/business%20letter.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Ten Secrets of Writing Business Letters
Description: Site recommended by CC Guide: printout providing tips for composing a business letter
Activity: 06   GLE: 08b, 16, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, 27   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.asu.edu/duas/wcenter/business.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Writing a Business Letter
Description: Parts and rules of composing a business letter
Activity: 06   GLE: 08b, 16, 17, 18c, 18d, 18e, 18f, 18g, 22a, 22d, 24b, 24c, 25a, 25c, 27   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: 
http://englishplus.com/grammar/00000149.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: How to Write an A+ Research Paper
Description: Steps for students to follow when writing a research report.
Activity: 11   GLE: 04b, 15, 18, 43, 44, 45   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.aresearchguide.com/1steps.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 7   Unit: Unit 3: Content Area Reading/Informational Nonfiction
Name: Sedgwick Middle school Research Guide
Description: Tips from a middle school for middle schoolers who are assigned a research report. Very useful and age-appropriate.
Activity: 11   GLE: 04b, 15, 18, 43, 44, 45   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: 
http://www.whps.org/schools/SEDGWICK/research/big6.html  

 
 

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