New Teachers

27

Dec'11

New Year – Review Reading Strategies

Do you have middle and high school students who still struggle with reading? If so, it may be that they’ve …

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05

Dec'11

Teaching Multicultural Literature

Have you ever wondered if it is worth the effort to learn enough about the literature of other cultures to …

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04

Dec'11

Values, Beliefs and Attitudes

It’s important to know the values, beliefs, and attitudes that motivate behavior in order to write an effective persuasive speech …

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01

Dec'11

Generating Thesis to Express Emotional Response

Writing – Generate Thesis Sometimes it is helpful for students to be released to express their emotional responses to literature.  …

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27

Nov'11

Advertisement Analysis Assignment

Persuasion – Advertisements One way to introduce students to the power of persuasion and to show them evidence of logical …

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26

Nov'11

Introducing New Units and New Books

We know that getting off to a good start makes all the difference in the world.  Why not consider some …

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11

Nov'11

Assign Alternative Book Reports

With or without using technology, book reports don’t have to be same old, same old, same old thing.   See the NY …

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10

Nov'11

Teach literary terms with Flocabulary

  Looking for ways to incorporate technology and pop culture in your instruction?  Check out the resources at FLOCABULARY .  …

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09

Nov'11

PREZI on POETRY

Lisa Westbrook has used an on-line program, PREZI to design an engaging lesson to introduce students to poetry analysis.  See ways you can …

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29

Oct'11

Teaching Secrets: 10 To-Dos for New Teachers

Starting along the career path as a new teacher, one can avoid pitfalls by following the advice of veterans who …

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