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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Blurring Genre: Exploring Fiction and Nonfiction with Diary of a Worm
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute Sessions|
Grades 4 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students use critical literacy skills to understand the concept of perspective and to then create a diary for an animal they research with a partner.
Grades 3 – 10 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
This interactive invites students to create original multigenre, multimodal works--one drawing and three written texts--making the tool flexible for multiple writing activities.
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
Professional Library | Book
Dean synthesizes theory and research about genres and provides secondary-level teachers with practical classroom applications.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Dean introduces postprocess theory to high school English teachers in a practical, classroom-based way.