Media Arts and Technology

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Feb'12

Connect Literature and Current Events

Most of us are required to teach both fiction and non-fiction reading and writing. One assignment that pulls to the …

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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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15

Dec'11

Media Arts and Visual Literacy

Media literacy, the ability to understand and use a range of print and digital media in one of  the several …

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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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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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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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08

Nov'11

A Lesson before Dying – Discussion Questions

Discussion Preparation Assigning students to write notes that include reasons for their responses to discussion questions along with page numbers …

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08

Nov'11

A Lesson Before Dying Speech Option

Speech Option and Literature COMMON CORE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS include goals for public speaking.  One way to incorporate opportunities …

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08

Nov'11

Monkey Bridge – in class writing

Autobiographical Fiction Monkey Bridge by Lan Cao is an autobiographical novel that I enjoyed teaching to high school seniors because …

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Teaching English Language Arts