Teaching Resources

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Feb'15

Credible Text???

What Questions Can Help One Decide? Students sometimes wonder what questions they should be asking about a text.  Tell them …

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Nov'14

Exploring Genres of Fiction #2

#2 – Historical Fiction Teaching or assigning historical fiction can be a rewarding experience for teacher and students.  I’ve found …

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28

Oct'14

CLOSE READING to Enhance Comprehension

Close reading is a strategy to enhance comprehension by looking closely at  brief passages of text and noticing ways authors …

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Oct'14

Exploring Genres of Fiction #1

#1 – What’s a Mystery Novel? First of all, there has to be a detective who is set apart from …

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Oct'14

Writing Tight – In 25 Words

National Day of Writing – October 20 Composing or Summarizing Briefly I thought you’d be interested in an in-class activity to get …

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Oct'14

October Celebrations

More than HALLOWEEN Learning about and celebrating the cultures of others is a wonderful reason to write. And,  October is …

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10

Aug'14

Planning for First Month – 1

Get Off to a Good Start – 1 Consider thematic units that may be drawn from Essential Questions. Once you decide on …

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29

Jun'14

Writing in Eighth Grade

Age Appropriate Themes A colleague on social network for teachers posted this query. Because many of you are considering similar …

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May'14

Summative Assessments

Prepping for Exams Students should not be surprised about what they are expected to know and be able to do …

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28

Apr'14

POETRY DISCUSSION Questions

POETRY DISCUSSION Questions

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