ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you.
Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals.
Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Students as Creators: Exploring Multimedia
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Ten 50-minute sessions|
Asheville, North Carolina
Grades 4 – 7 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
As a pre-reading activity for The Cay, groups of students choose and study a Caribbean island, create a final product in the format of their choice, and finally, do an oral presentation to share information learned.
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Flip Book is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books up to ten pages long. Students and teachers can use the flip book for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating question and answer booklets.
Grades 3 – 12 | Mobile App | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Flip Book app is designed to allow users to type and illustrate tabbed flip books.
Grades 5 – 12 | Strategy Guide
Using Animoto, a free Web 2.0 tool, students can develop short digital videos that include music, photos, video clips, and text as well as share their creations electronically.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
Through Prezi, a web application, students create "zooming" presentations for various purposes, such as presenting research, defending an opinion, or sharing a digital story.
Grades K – 12 | Professional Library | Position Statement
This position on Multimodal Literacies is a summary statement developed by the Multimodal Literacies Issue Management Team of the NCTE Executive Committee.
Grades K – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This book helps educators unlock Internet and digital media resources to classrooms while respecting the rights of copyright holders.