Teacher Resources by Grade
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Grades 3 – 12 | Mobile App
Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.
Grades 7 – 9 | Lesson Plan
Using various reading strategies and resources, students explore the issue of food waste. They also create persuasive arguments and blog posts examining this topic.
Which side will win as students investigate both sides of the battle of using print versus online text for research as they learn about the lives of Civil War soldiers?
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
Students will really warm up to this lesson about global warming as they study multimedia materials and use a variety of comprehension strategies.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Students explore figurative language in poetry by reading and writing riddle poems.
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 compose found and parallel poems based on a descriptive passage they have chosen from a piece of literature they are reading.
The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.
This resource shows how to use television, movies, video games, music, magazines, and other media to motivate students and enhance literacy learning.
In this strategy guide, you’ll learn to model how students can make three different kinds of connections (text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world). Students then use this knowledge to find their own personal connections to a text.
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