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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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Parent & Afterschool Resources

ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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Soundtrack for My Life

 

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Soundtrack for My Life

Grades 9 – 12
Activity Time Several hours (can be done over different days)
Activity Author

Susan Spangler

Susan Spangler

Fredonia, New York

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

Activities & Projects

Games & Tools

Tips & How-To's

 

Activities & Projects

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Bio-Graph: Graphing Life Events

Work with teens to learn about family members’ significant personal experiences by interviewing them and sharing their stories with the rest of the family.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

The Year I Was Born: An Autobiography Project

Invite teens to tap relatives, family friends, and community members so they can create biographies of their own births or other significant life events!

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Creating Family Timelines

Children can interview family members and make an illustrated timeline of the most important family events and memories.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   3 – 12  |  Game & Tool

Graphic Map

The Graphic Map allows children and teens to chart the significant points related to a particular item or group of items, such as chapters in a book, amounts of money spent, events during a day,
month, year, or life, or scenes in a play.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Record Podcasts

Creating a podcast gives teens a chance to communicate with others. The skills teens learn in this process can help them become better writers and public speakers.

 

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