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Graphic Life Map

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Graphic Life Map

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Patricia Schulze

Yankton, South Dakota

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 23

Diarist Samuel Pepys was born.

Students write diary entries and revisit the entries as if it were a hundred years from now. Students then brainstorm and write paragraphs about life in the 21st century.

 

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   5 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Position Statement

A Call to Action: What We Know About Adolescent Literacy and Ways to Support Teachers in Meeting Students’ Needs

This document provides a research-based resource that acknowledges the complexities of reading as a developmental process and addresses the needs of secondary readers and their teachers.

 

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