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Blurring Genre: Exploring Fiction and Nonfiction with Diary of a Worm

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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
Lesson Author

Deborah Dean

Deborah Dean

Provo, Utah

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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Student Interactives

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   4 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Multiple Perspectives: Building Critical Thinking Skills

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.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

ReadWriteThink Notetaker

Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.

 

Grades   3 – 10  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Multigenre Mapper

This interactive invites students to create original multigenre, multimodal works--one drawing and three written texts--making the tool flexible for multiple writing activities.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Professional Library  |  Book

Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being

Dean synthesizes theory and research about genres and provides secondary-level teachers with practical classroom applications.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Strategic Writing: The Writing Process and Beyond in the Secondary English Classroom

Dean introduces postprocess theory to high school English teachers in a practical, classroom-based way.

 

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