Writing

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Jan'18

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

Dec'17

Sensitivity to Holidays

Writing About the Holidays The holiday season, for many, extends from November through February.  Families will be celebrating Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, …

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14

Sep'17

Hispanic History Month

Hispanic Month and Common Core  What an exciting time to feature the contributions of Latina/Latino Writers, Speakers and Movie Makers!   …

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02

Sep'17

Write Right Away

Get’ em Writing about Themselves Looking for ways to get to know your students while having them do authentic writing …

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31

Aug'17

REFRESHING IDEAS FOR READING AND WRITING

READING AND WRITING POSTERS Periodically, I find interesting graphics that can be posted in classroom or projected during reading or …

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03

Aug'17

Ready for New School Year?

New School Year – Are you ready?  “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, …

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24

Jun'17

GRAMPOPPA – Poem with Pictures Project

Grandparents hold a special place in many families and we all have our favorite stories about them. This book, in …

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07

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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18

Aug'16

Digital Storytelling

Cross-Curricular Writing Teachers in elective courses sometimes struggle to design lessons that teach the content and skills of their courses when …

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01

Jan'16

Career Planning

Quit Now or Stay in School? Spring term is good time to offer students the opportunity to consider why continuing their …

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Teaching English Language Arts