Literature Resources

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Mar'17

Book Talks

Introduce Students to Books Old and New Responding to Rena’s posting “I  would like to do book talks with my …

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Jan'17

Picture Books in Middle and High School

Picture Books for Older Students Plan now to avoid SPRING SLUMP. In many schools, May is the winding down month …

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Apr'16

Shakespeare’s Birthday

Happy 452nd  Birthday, Will! April 23rd is the day many celebrate the birth of William Shakespeare, one of the more widely …

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Mar'15

POETRY Notebook – Product and Performance

Poetry Notebook   Looking for a way to engage students to create a POETRY-Notebook that showcases their learning about poetry and other …

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Mar'14

Tempt Reluctant Readers with Biographies

Reading about Real People Reading about real people may be just the hook to catch reluctant students attention and tempt …

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30

Dec'13

Newest Book – Teaching Reading in Middle School!

Just in Time for Spring Planning Check it out at Rowman and Littlefield: Education  Ready for educators in all instructional …

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18

Nov'13

My New Book! – Teaching Writing

Check it out at Rowman and Littlefield: Education Ready for new teachers, those new to teaching middle school and those …

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Nov'13

Physically Feeling Poetry

Understanding Mood and Rhythmic Devices A few strategies that both middle school and high school students find interesting follow. One …

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Sep'13

COLORS, ARRANGEMENT AND STORIES

Critical Thinking in Colors and Shapes Colors and arrangements can be used evoke different moods, different personalities, and different feelings. …

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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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