Teacher Resources by Grade
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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.
This lesson will help punctuation make a mark on students as they read Jonathan Swift’s work and analyze his use of punctuation.
The Persuasion Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to map out their arguments for a persuasive essay or debate.
Today's students love chatting online with friends. This lesson combines that love with literature. Students form literature circles and have meaningful online discussions about a literary work.
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.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Using their voices as interpretive instruments, students gain a deeper appreciation of the art of poetry as they prepare a recitation of the frequently anthologized poem “Those Winter Sundays.”
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.
This position statement offers recommendations on ways to support second-language learners.
DeSena offers a practical guide on how high school and college teachers can structure assignments and guide students so that students don't plagiarize.
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