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Creating Class Rules: A Beginning to Creating Community

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Creating Class Rules: A Beginning to Creating Community

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Renee Goularte

Renee Goularte

Magalia, California

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 9  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 20

Celebrate author Mary Hoffman's birthday today.

Students write original picture books based on their own aspirations and dreams and share with the class or with younger students.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 2

Get ready to go back to school!

Students share details about their lives with one another using the interactive Graphic Map and share their memories in small groups or with the whole class.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Building Community through Poetry: A Role for Imagination in the Classroom

Methods such as the circle poem, the "poetic interview," the found poem, and the poetic field trip are just some used by the author to create an atmosphere of mutual support and enable students to initiate "imaginative possibilities."

 

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