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 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan
Students watch a sample of artistic video clips online and respond through creative writing while using the vocabulary words they are currently studying.
In this lesson, students use blogs to hold discussions about the effect of the factors of culture, history, and environment on Latino poetry.
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
Students in the 21st century need to build background knowledge and fill in textual gaps to enter the unfamiliar world of “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street.”
This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories.
Students use art and poetry to explore and understand major characteristics of the Romantic period.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write diamante poems.
Using the structure of a list poem, students combine creative expression with poetic techniques and language exploration in order to write group poems about what really matters in their lives.
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Join Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp as they discuss ways to navigate the complexity of matching readers with text.
In order to make sure that all individuals have access to the personal pleasures and intellectual benefits of full literacy, NCTE created the NCTE Position Statement on Reading in February of 1999.
Tisha Ortega | Teacher | Hartsburg, IL
I have been a Spanish teacher for almost 20 years, and I had always taught at large, urban schools