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.
Bookworms will enjoy the bytes they find in this lesson as they research and share information about online library services in places around the world.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Students read Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, demonstrate comprehension of the story by involving themselves in discussions, and analyze the characters in preparation for a class "press conference."
Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.
Students compose found and parallel poems based on a descriptive passage they have chosen from a piece of literature they are reading.
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 Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.
Examine the ways in which community can be constructed in the middle school classroom using online electronic discussions of literature.
Despite common misconceptions about haiku, there is a lively and vibrant haiku community throughout the United States and many other countries. Read this article for further discussion on the use of haiku in your own classroom.
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