Research

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Feb'17

Handmaid’s Tale- Characters and Current Events

 Literature and Life The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a particularly effective text in a unit on DYSTOPIA or …

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08

Jan'16

Values Influence Reading, Writing and Viewing

  One way you can have your students step back a moment before they begin looking at articles, viewing video …

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09

Apr'15

Recommended for Mentors

In April, 2015 Melanie Shoffner, Chair of the NCTE Conference on English Education sent the following recommendations: “Some time ago, you asked about …

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05

Apr'14

Pattern Writing

 Commemorative Essay about Favorite Author  A commemorative essay is a type of writing that celebrates or simply analyzes an important …

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27

Nov'11

To Convince or Persuade to Solve a Problem

Understanding how to write and speak convincingly is a skill required for success in all walks of life and those …

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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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Oct'11

Evaluating Literature: “Measure for Measure”

MCTE: Bright Ideas Conference – (Handouts below) Measure for Measure : Reading and Writing About Literature Using Nine Yardsticks of …

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