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.
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.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Students get the big picture of the Middle East when they read and analyze Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis.
The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.
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.
The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.
Students use art and poetry to explore and understand major characteristics of the Romantic period.
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
This article describes the use of learning clubs to motivate struggling students to engage in literacy events and foster literacy development.
The current edition of The Students' Right to Read is an adaptation and updating of the original Council statement, including "Citizen's Request for Reconsideration of a Work."
Lori Hall | Virtual 6-8 English Teacher | Peyton, CO
When I enrolled in the summer 2009 Thinkfinity course, I never imagined this program would be so helpful to my career