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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.
This lesson will help punctuation make a mark on students as they read Jonathan Swift’s work and analyze his use of punctuation.
The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.
Students will be singing the blues in this lesson in which they identify themes from "The Gift of the Magi" and write and present blues poetry based on those themes.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
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.
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
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.
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
Co-Authoring in the Classroom argues for the inclusion of co-authoring in writing instruction and provides theoretical and research background to support the value of this strategy.
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