Literacy

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Jul'13

Clever Cartoons by Grant Snider

Cartoons: A Clever Way to Teach New every Tuesday, clever cartoons like the one below will make evocative prompts for …

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Jul'13

Teaching Invisible Man

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison is a rich, complex, and engaging novel.  It won the U.S National Book Award in …

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Jul'13

Human Interest Story

Journalism: Organizing Article   With what prestigious award will you be honored in 25 years? Paragraph 1 Who, what, when, …

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Jul'13

Arguments Based on Dystopian Literature

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908.Generally considered to be the …

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11

Jun'13

REAL DEAL incites REAL WRITING

Creative Writing with Real Deal This multidimensional, multimedia website has resources and lessons you can adopt for your high school …

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Jun'13

Ted Talks for Middle School Speech

Amy Cody suggests these TED Talks for use in Middle School and says, “I used these for a speech unit …

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May'13

Monkey Bridge – Critique a Critique

Reading and Writing a Literary Critique Use the Nine Yardsticks of Value Chart to show how you rate the autobiographical …

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Apr'13

Hands On – Creative Project – Media Photos

Viewing and Writing about Photos from Around the World   Preliminary Activity:  Direct students to a website similar to 24 …

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Apr'13

A Lesson Before Dying – Journaling

Journaling about Reading Keeping a journal as they read helps prepare students for more engaging discussion and elaborated writing.  When …

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Apr'13

Preparing to Present a Poem

Poetry – Prep to Recite Spend some time reading poetry and deciding which poem you like well enough to share …

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