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Lesson Plan

Magazine Redux: An Exercise in Critical Literacy

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

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 40-minute class sessions
Lesson Author

Valorie A. Stokes

St. Joseph, Missouri


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology

Student Interactives






  • Computers with Internet access

  • Pencils and pens

  • Physical or printed copies of the online magazines selected

  • Sticky notes

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Venn Diagram

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.


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Self-Portrait of a Reading Experience

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Research, examine, and select a list of online magazines that you feel comfortable using for this exercise. (A sample list of online magazines is provided). Make sure that for each online magazine on the list you have at least one print copy of the magazine accessible to students in the classroom.

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