Resources from other teachers

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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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Aug'16

Activating Strategies for Reading

Reading: Activating Thinking Here is a chart strategies to get students thinking about new units, new books, or new readings.  Many are interactive …

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Jan'16

Reflecting and Projecting on Practice

Midyear – A Good Time to Start Anew? Are you a new teacher? A veteran in the classroom? Or a …

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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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Jun'13

Ted Talks for Middle School Speech

Amy Cody suggests these TED Talks for use in Middle School and says, “I used these for a speech unit …

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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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06

Feb'12

Multi-Genre Projects

Research and Cross Curricular Connections This post page will be devoted to sharing links to multi-genre projects I’ve designed and …

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Jan'12

Photo Essays – Caution

A powerful way to combine media literacy and writing is through the use of photo essays. At the same time, …

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Jan'12

Bloom’s Taxonomy Wheel for Student Choice

Offer Students Choices If you’re like most diligent teachers, you remain alert for visual aids to help you design lessons …

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02

Dec'11

Resources from Other Educators

 Help with Common Core  Scroll down.  Adapt, Adopt and Enjoy!     From Nancy Patterson, associate professor, College of Education, …

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