Literacy

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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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06

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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08

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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25

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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11

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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13

Mar'13

Inherit the Wind – Unit of Study

Literature Study: Inherit the Wind Propaganda, Persuasion and Play-writing Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee Adapted from …

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Mar'13

Literacy History Project

Literacy History Teri Le Sage designed this project to accompany her students’ study of “A LONG WAY GONE: MEMOIRS OF …

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19

Feb'13

Nine Yardsticks for Deeper Reading

Readings: Responding Deeply While the Nine Yardsticks of Value originally were written for use in evaluating fictional works, they can …

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15

Dec'12

Writing to Learn in Content Areas

WRITING TO LEARN Across Content Areas Now that more schools are considering ways to teach and utilize literacy tools to …

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