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Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
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.
In this lesson, students use blogs to hold discussions about the effect of the factors of culture, history, and environment on Latino poetry.
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
Through a study of Langston Hughes’ poetry, students connect his writing to his place in history.
This tool allows students to complete crossword puzzles on a variety of grade-appropriate topics, and also create and print their own crossword puzzles.
Students investigate the effects of word choice in Robert Frost’s “Choose Something Like a Star” to construct a more sophisticated understanding of speaker, subject, and tone.
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
After reading several poems that expand the definition of love poetry, students compose found poems based on a personal memoireither their own or a love story of another writer.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Researchers in this study found that students had developed some visual literacy skills using Radical Change texts and wikis.
“Research Matters” provides teachers with review and application of research that illuminates the daily concerns and activities of English language arts teachers and classrooms.
Melissa Comer | Associate Professor | LaFollette, TN
As a university professor, I want students to get excited about making new discoveries, to think critically and creatively, and to apply their learning in a classroom setting