Toolkit of Reading Grades 4-8

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One of the basic elements of a work of fiction is the plot. This lesson will help your students analyze the five parts of a plot: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. The Plot lesson includes a definition, an explanation of how the skill is used, an example, and practice questions with excerpts from real books.
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Created for grades 4–8, the Toolkit of Reading features quick, clear lessons on all the critical skills students need to understand complex texts, including new skills emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. These engaging resources, available as downloadable PDFs, define key terms, describe how and why the skills are important to readers, and provide a series of activities to encourage mastery. These lessons can kick off a reading lesson or serve as an impromptu refresher of skills already introduced.

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This lesson features excerpts from The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain.

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