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Oct'11

Teaching HAMLET, Again?

Hamlet – Perennial Text Hamlet? Yes, Again! In all five states in which I’ve taught, Hamlet has been on the …

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Oct'11

Education Oasis – A spot for Graphic Organizers

Education Oasis – A spot for Graphic Organizers GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS – Looking for different ones for different purposes for students who …

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Oct'11

Summer Reading Oral Report

Book Report: Oral Presentation Chart A chart to take notes on oral presentations download_boxClick here to view/download full document summer-reading-oral-report-chart1 …

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Oct'11

Book Report Options

Book Report – Compare/Contrast It is helpful to offer students options for responding to self-selected books.  I usually choose options that …

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Oct'11

Writing a Narrative Poem

Poetry – Writing Narratives Narrative poems can be about one’s personal experiences or observations and can also be about something …

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Oct'11

Book Report: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Book Report: Character Insight This book report assignment, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? is a novel way to invite students …

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Oct'11

Collage on Common Book or Story – OVERVIEW

Reading Assessment Here’s a  collage assignment based The Circuit by Francisco Jimenez that you can easily adapt for the book(s) …

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Oct'11

Using Art in ELA Classes to Assess Learning

Art as Assessment Tool Art and Common Core – Slides Presentation Analyze Art Work and Link to Literature    

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Oct'11

General Grading Guidelines

General Grading Guidelines Reduce the challenges to grades by establishing and sharing with students the general criteria you’ll be using …

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Oct'11

Media Literacy – Looking at Ads

Media Literacy Looking for ways to incorporate media literacy in your English Language Arts instruction?  Take a look at lessons plans …

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