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.
Poetry and politics combine in this lesson where students write a free verse poem in the voice of Cesar Chavez.
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.
Students use this online tool to create an alphabet chart or pages for an alphabet book.
Students will be introduced to the term alliteration and create a headline poem consisting of 25 words that contain at least three examples of alliteration.
The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.
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.
IRA's position on recognizing an expanded conception of literacy and supporting learners as they use and interact with information and communication technologies.
Use the Literacy in Learning Exchange website to build or further develop a community of practice in your school.
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