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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Designing Museum Exhibits for The Grapes of Wrath: A Multigenre Project
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Five weeks|
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 1 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  August 10
After exploring an exhibit online, students use the information they learned to write "A Day in the Life" narratives that tell about a person, animal, or object they saw in the exhibit.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 27
Students brainstorm a list of the ills of society, research a topic of their choosing, and then prepare an annotated bibliography of texts that address the topic.
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.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
Research comes alive when students explore a range of alternate genres instead of writing the traditional research report.