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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Critical Literacy in Action: Multimodal Texts on Global Warming
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 45- to 60-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  July 9
Students write original short stories in the science fiction genre based on some of Farmer's works and society's most hotly-debated issues, such as cloning, toxic waste, and brain implants.
Grades 6 – 12 | Printout | Assessment Tool
Students use this printout to evaluate both their own performance in a group as well as the actions of their group members.
Grades 3 – 5 | Professional Library | Journal
To be literate in the 21st century, students need to be able to evaluate and create texts using multiple forms of representation.