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Critical Literacy in Action: Multimodal Texts on Global Warming

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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
Lesson Author

Amy Alexandra Wilson

Athens, Georgia


International Literacy Association


Calendar Activities


Professional Library



Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 9

Nancy Farmer, three-time Newbery honoree, was born in 1941.

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.


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Grades   6 – 12  |  Printout  |  Assessment Tool

Group and Self-Evaluation

Students use this printout to evaluate both their own performance in a group as well as the actions of their group members.


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Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Moving Beyond the Page in Content Area Literacy: Comprehension Instruction for Multimodal Texts in Science

To be literate in the 21st century, students need to be able to evaluate and create texts using multiple forms of representation.


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