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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Building Vocabulary: Making Multigenre Glossaries Based on Student Inquiry
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students learn content area vocabulary and increase reading comprehension using the Vocabulary, Language, Prediction (VLP) approach.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students analyze the elements of a novel in many different genres and then hyperlink these pieces together on student-constructed Websites.
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 2 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 14
After dividing students into small groups, students play a variation of the game Balderdash to celebrate the publication of Webster's dictionary.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  December 2
Students use the Multigenre Mapper interactive to explore Macaulay's use of multiple genres by composing original multigenre texts.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 16
Students play a variation of the game Balderdash to practice vocabulary.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
In this strategy guide, youíll learn how to determine the level and type of support you need to provide students based on careful preparation as a content area expert.
Grades 4 – 12 | Strategy Guide
In this guide, you will learn how to use generative sentences to give students opportunities to apply their knowledge of new words in writing.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This book isnít about technology. Itís about the teaching practices that technology enables. This book addresses the ways in which teachers and students work together to navigate continuous change and what it means to read, write, view, listen, and communicate in the twenty-first century.