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Reaching Across Time: Scaffolded Engagements With a 19th-Century Text

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Reaching Across Time: Scaffolded Engagements With a 19th-Century Text

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time One 60-minute session and four 90-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lisa Simon

New York, New York


International Literacy Association


Strategy Guides

Professional Library



Grades   5 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Brainstorming and Reviewing Using the Carousel Strategy

This strategy guide introduces Carousel Brainstorming, also known as Rotating Review, and offers suggestions to implement this technique in your classroom for brainstorming about new topics or reviewing learned information.


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Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

"I Wouldn't Choose It, but I Don't Regret Reading It": Scaffolding Students' Engagement With Complex Texts

Three strategies are presented to support secondary students in negotiating the challenges posed by complex texts.


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