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 those my generous colleagues give me permission to add to the page. Author Project - Based on the writing of Nobel Laureates for Literature Living History -This integrated project is…

Patterning Poetry with Hughes

 Patterning Poetry Looking for a poem to evoke conversation and to practice patterning?                              “Dayrbeak in Alabama” by Langston Hughes is an excellent poem for any grade because it subtly addresses current social and political issues of diversity, it demonstrates the use of similes and an extended metaphor, and appeals to the…

Non-fiction Books

Age Appropriate Non-fiction We've been urged to include more and more non-fiction on our reading lists.  Not sure what's out there?  Check out the ReadWriteThink site that includes a Text Message podcast with recommendations that may interest you and your adolescent readers.  Below is the link and the posting. What…