Literature Resources

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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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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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Feb'13

Random Walk through a Book

Taking a Random Walk through the Book: An alternative way to introduce a new fiction on non-fiction reading *****Ask students …

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Jan'13

Customize Your Rubrics

Six Traits © Rubrics – Customized   Here are samples of the Six Traits © Rubrics for Writing that has …

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Sep'12

4321 Journal Prompts and Essential Questions

 Looking for a way to inspire students to talk and write about what they read, hear and view?  A colleague, …

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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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Jun'12

Science Fiction Novel

See Movie Trailer for Mark Mattison’s Sci-Fi Mystery for Young Adults Commander Chris and the Mystical Orb See teacher resources  …

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