Literacy

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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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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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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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Nov'12

Athletic and Arts Experiences – Tap for ELA Lessons

Extra-curriculars? Tap Them Do hope your school year is coming along well.  So many educators find schedules disrupted by athletic …

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Oct'12

Ignite Writing by Patterning

“There’s nothing new under the sun!” True, but students can be inspired by the old to do something new for …

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Oct'12

Observing 2012 Presidential Debates

Have you seen this resource from Frank Baker? He acknowledges that the conten is somewhat dated, the basic elements still …

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Sep'12

Research – Beginning in Teams

Students often are surprised to learn how much they already know or can gather from resources other than the Internet. …

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Aug'12

Writing From Patterns

Patterning is a great way to have students practice what they learn about language and literature. As you view this …

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Aug'12

Videos for Teachers

Michael Blau recommends this site with links to videos for teachers. “Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way …

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