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Writing with Voice

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Writing with Voice

Tom Romano leads students to allow themselves creative freedom while developing the patience to hone that first rush into a tight and effective piece of writing with voice.

 

Teaching Poetry in High School

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Teaching Poetry in High School

Albert Somers offers teachers a vast compendium of resources for teaching poetry in a highly accessible format.

 

The Literature Circle: Reading Like a Writer

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

The Literature Circle: Reading Like a Writer

Reading internalizes every aspect of good writing—if you’re reading good writing, which most middle school textbooks aren’t. Here are criteria and suggestions for good content-area articles and trade nonfiction books.

 

Both Art and Craft: Teaching Ideas That Spark Learning

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Both Art and Craft: Teaching Ideas That Spark Learning

This lively, readable text offers countless practical ideas for student activities in the areas of literature, reading, writing, and thematic units.

 

To Kill a Mockingbird in the Classroom: Walking in Someone Else's Shoes

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

To Kill a Mockingbird in the Classroom: Walking in Someone Else's Shoes

This book examines ways of engaging students as they study Harper Lee's novel. Included are collaborative learning, discussion, writing, and inquiry-based projects as well as activities related to the film version of To Kill a Mockingbird.