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.
Students research engineering careers and create poetry to understand the vocabulary of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
Students take their ideas from the classroom page to the community pavement when they participate in a service-learning project based on their multimedia presentations.
The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.
Students read an example of allegory, review literary concepts, complete literary elements maps and plot diagrams, create a pictorial allegory, and write diamante poems related to the theme of change.
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
Students read a poem by a Native American, explore Native American culture and then create a Website that explains words and phrases from the poem.
The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.
This series of strategy guides considers the ways that reading instruction in various contexts works together to help students develop independence as readers. Each strategy guide presents a strategy or instructional context in isolation, but this series of strategy guides is designed to support teachers as they explore the ways reading aloud, shared reading, guided reading, and independent reading all work together.
Provides high school teachers with teaching strategies, classroom activities, and student samples for teaching the works of Sherman Alexie.
McCale Ashenbrener | Secondary Spanish and Language Arts Teacher | Boise, ID
I teach in a small rural district where every day I get to prepare six classes, Junior and Freshman English and Spanish 1, 2, 3 and Elementary Spanish