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Verizon Thinkfinity offers thousands of free K-12 educational resources across seven disciplines for use in and out of school.
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.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
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.”
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 lesson will help punctuation make a mark on students as they read Jonathan Swift’s work and analyze his use of punctuation.
The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.
Students analyze the Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “We Real Cool” and then write about how the character’s pool hall days might influence who the character becomes fifty years in the future.
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.
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.
The Persuasion Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to map out their arguments for a persuasive essay or debate.
This meeting covers the new education legislation from the US government, including the President's budget, the re-authoring of NCLB, and the adoption of Common Core Standards.
With full recognition that writing is an increasingly multifaceted activity, we offer several principles that should guide effective teaching practice.
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