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Latino Poetry Blog: Blogging as a Forum for Open Discussion

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)


Latino Poetry Blog: Blogging as a Forum for Open Discussion

Grades 8 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Six 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Tiia Kunnapas

Smyrna, Georgia


International Literacy Association


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Grades   7 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Crossing Boundaries Through Bilingual, Spoken-Word Poetry

Students explore the idea of “crossing boundaries” through bilingual, spoken-word poetry, culminating in a poetry slam at school or in the community.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Creating an Online Community Through Electronic Portfolios

Students publish their work in an electronic portfolio, which enables them to respond to each other’s content online.


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Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 15

Hispanic Heritage Month begins today.

Students brainstorm all the various aspects of Hispanic culture and compile topics to research. Groups then research topics and present their information to the class.


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Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching With Blogs

This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing blogs in the classroom, the process of writing regular posts, or entries, that are published online.


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