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.
Y’all set down a spell and learn ‘bout dialects!” In other words, your students will use The Color Purple to explore dialect and how it reveals information about the characters.
This interactive tool allows students to create Venn Diagrams that contain three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.
Students write and record their own essays for a class blog by first completing a series of activities designed to get them thinking and writing about their experiences.
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.”
The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!
This lesson uses concrete poems to explore the connection between a poem's layout and its meaning. While appropriate any time of year, the lesson is especially topical near Columbus Day.
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
This guide includes basic theory and practice for supporting students reading independently, which is the last instructional context along the gradual release of responsibility.
This Web seminar will help participants re-imagine assessment as a tool for creating better mental constructs of their students as readers and learners and, consequently, as a valuable means of guiding day-to-day instruction.
Tisha Ortega | Teacher | Hartsburg, IL
I have been a Spanish teacher for almost 20 years, and I had always taught at large, urban schools