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The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Gave Women the Right to Vote in 1920
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Proposed on June 4, 1919, it took more than a year for the 48 states to ratify the 19th Amendment, which became law when the Secretary of State announced the completion of the ratification process on August 26, 1920, officially giving women in the U.S. the right to vote.

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English Language Arts
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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ReadWriteThink.org
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Calendar Entry
Author:
NCTE
Date Added:
08/26/2009
Acquiring New Vocabulary Through Book Discussion Groups
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Students apply their knowledge of new vocabulary to further their understanding of the text. With moderate preparation and further research of topic-related resources, this lesson can be modified and reu

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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ReadWriteThink.org
Provider Set:
Recurring Lesson
Author:
Peggy Harper
Date Added:
07/14/2003
Action Is Character: Exploring Character Traits with Adjectives
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By "becoming" a character in a novel they have read and making lists from that character's perspective, students analyze the character while also enriching their vocabulary.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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ReadWriteThink.org
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Standard Lesson
Author:
Traci Gardner
Date Added:
07/16/2003
Artistic Elements: Exploring Art Through Descriptive Writing
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Paint a vivid picture in your reader's mind with good descriptive writing! Artwork provides the perfect starting point for practicing descriptive writing that conveys color, shape, line, and mood.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
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Standard Lesson
Author:
K. Powell
Date Added:
05/26/2004
Close Reading of Literary Texts
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This strategy guide will help you choose text that is appropriate for close reading and to plan for instruction that supports students' development of the habits associated with careful, multi-engagement reading of literary prose and poetry.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
Provider Set:
Strategy Guide
Author:
Scott Filkins
Date Added:
08/21/2013
Collaborating on a Class Book: Exploring Before-During-After Sequences
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In this classroom project, students and the teacher produce a class book through a group-writing activity, focusing on a basic before-during-after sequence of events.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
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Standard Lesson
Author:
Judy Annan
Date Added:
09/28/2004
Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts
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This guide provides teachers with strategies for helping students understand the differences between persuasive writing and evidence-based argumentation.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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ReadWriteThink.org
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Strategy Guide
Author:
Scott Filkins
Date Added:
12/04/2014
Feminist Books for Teens
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In this episode, you'll hear about a variety of feminist books for teens-including works of realistic fiction as well as fantasy, biography, historical fiction, and satire.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
Provider Set:
Podcast
Author:
Jennifer Buehler
Date Added:
06/27/2011
Frederick Douglass Began Publication of The North Star Today in 1847
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Students read and discuss an editorial written by Frederick Douglass and then write the opening editorial for a contemporary publication devoted to a social cause important to them.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
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Calendar Entry
Author:
NCTE
Date Added:
04/23/2015
The Frog Beyond the Fairy Tale Character: Searching Informational Texts
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In this lesson students examine their prior knowledge about frogs, make predictions, and verify their predictions through research online.

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English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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ReadWriteThink.org
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Standard Lesson
Author:
Janet Beyersdorfer
Date Added:
10/08/2002
From Friedan Forward—Considering a Feminist Perspective
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Students write letters expressing personal views on issues like equal pay, equal education/employment opportunity, and gender roles--and receive these letters six years later.

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English Language Arts
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
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Calendar Entry
Author:
Susanne Rubenstein
Date Added:
04/17/2006
K-W-L Chart
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This K-W-L Chart, which tracks what a student knows (K), wants to know (W), and has learned (L) about a topic, can be used before, during, and after research projects.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Student Guide
Provider:
ReadWriteThink.org
Provider Set:
Printout
Author:
NCTE
Date Added:
12/03/2009