literature

25

Nov'17

Books for Boys

Perhaps, because so many elementary and middle school teachers are female, the books on our standard reading lists tend to …

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09

Mar'15

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Sonnets

Teacher Writes; Students Pattern Ms. Nancy Himel, teacher from LA School District, and her class studiied “The Rime of the …

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14

Feb'14

Talking and Writing about LOVE

Vocabulary of Love Valentine’s Day Activity Refer to the most recent reading or topic you’ve studied with your class. Ask …

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28

Dec'13

Cultural Considerations

Colors, Symbols and Numbers Many teachers today wish to remain open to the personal responses their students have to text …

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22

Sep'13

COLORS, ARRANGEMENT AND STORIES

Critical Thinking in Colors and Shapes Colors and arrangements can be used evoke different moods, different personalities, and different feelings. …

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01

Mar'13

Literacy History Project

Literacy History Teri Le Sage designed this project to accompany her students’ study of “A LONG WAY GONE: MEMOIRS OF …

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04

Feb'13

Random Walk through a Book

Taking a Random Walk through the Book: An alternative way to introduce a new fiction on non-fiction reading *****Ask students …

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28

Jan'13

Customize Your Rubrics

Six Traits © Rubrics – Customized   Here are samples of the Six Traits © Rubrics for Writing that has …

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15

May'12

Summer Reading for Students and Teachers

This sounds like a “Duh”, but what is the purpose of having the students do the summer reading?  How can …

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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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