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Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
Through Prezi, a web application, students create "zooming" presentations for various purposes, such as presenting research, defending an opinion, or sharing a digital story.
Grades 9 – 12 | Student Interactive
This tool guides students through the creation of a resume that can be saved and edited. Written and audio tips provide extra support.
Students examine propaganda and media bias, research a variety of banned and challenged books, choose a side of the censorship issue, and support their position through an advertising campaign.
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
Students read a work of realistic fiction about bullying and gain understanding through writing, Readers Theatre, and discussion.
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
Students analyze the Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “We Real Cool” and then write about how the character’s pool hall days might influence who the character becomes fifty years in the future.
Students can use this online tool to print an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.
After reading John Updike's “Ex-Basketball Player,” students write poems describing themselves five years in the future. The teacher takes the poems and mails them to students in five years.
Students can use this tool to learn about the elements of the hero's journey, analyze a text that follows the hero's journey pattern, or start creating a hero story of their own.
Particularly for English-language learners, graphic novels can be used in the secondary classroom as part of a multiliteracies approach.
This position on Multimodal Literacies is a summary statement developed by the Multimodal Literacies Issue Management Team of the NCTE Executive Committee.
Jackie Regales | English Teacher | Baltimore, MD
When I teach "The Catcher in the Rye" with my ninth grade students, we always discuss how Holden is a product of his cultural context, but also contains many classic traits of what we know today as your typical teenager