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Teacher Resources by Grade
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The Pros and Cons of Discussion
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Approximately seven 60- to 90-minute sessions|
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Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.
Grades 9 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Literary Graffiti, a high school version of the Doodle Splash student interactive, also aims to teach students to visualize what they are reading to help them develop as readers.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 10
Students brainstorm a list of objects and processes that have changed over time and use the Timeline tool to sketch out the evolution of the item they have chosen. A giant class timeline can be created to show the evolution of the items students have investigated.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains Socratic seminars and offers practical methods for applying the approach in your classroom to help students investigate multiple perspectives in a text.
Grades 7 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide introduces Consensus Decision Making, a method for facilitating and engaging students in a critical discussion of the central ideas of a text.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This popular collection provides literacy skill-building strategies for helping students learn in all curricular areas.