High School – Speaking

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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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

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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08

Nov'11

Outline for Student Congress – Parliamentary Debate

Many countries around the world conduct civil discussions in their legistlative bodies using Parliamentary Procedure.  This also is true about …

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08

Nov'11

Student Congress Bill Instructions

Learning to listen critically and to respond responsibly to controversial issues are skills especially useful in a democratic socieity.  Student Congress …

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20

Oct'11

General Grading Guidelines

General Grading Guidelines Reduce the challenges to grades by establishing and sharing with students the general criteria you’ll be using …

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Teaching English Language Arts