We know that getting off to a good start makes all the difference in the world. Why not consider some of these ideas for kicking off your next unit of study or the next book you plan to teach. With careful planning, gathering resources, and scheduling use of technology, you and your students can have the time of your lives reading, writing, viewing and talking about fiction, non-fiction, print and digital media on topics that interest you all and also meet those COMMON CORE STANDARDS required by your school, district or state.
Here’s the link to a handout prepared for use during the recent National Conference of English Teachers annual convention held November 19-21 in Chicago, Session G-19: LEADING IN THE TIME OF CHANGE. My topic was “ Introducing New Units and New Books“.
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