The following standards-based lesson plansfrom the Beacon Learning Centerprovide practical classroom applications of this reading strategy.
Diagramming Annabelle Lee
Using a Story Diagram Chart and a K-W-L Chart, students examine the parts of the Edgar Allan Poe poem, “Annabelle Lee.”
What's the Big Idea?
Students learn to identify the main idea in a reading passage by using a technique to eliminate unnecessary words that are not relevant to the main idea.
Human Impact on the Everglades Environment
Students research changes the Army Corps made in Everglades, focus on the human impact on the environment, design graphic organizers, summary statements, develop a Florida map of the Everglades region and give a presentation about what they learned.