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Critical Literacies and Graphic Novels for English-Language Learners: Teaching Maus

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Critical Literacies and Graphic Novels for English-Language Learners: Teaching Maus

Particularly for English-language learners, graphic novels can be used in the secondary classroom as part of a multiliteracies approach.

 

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

This landmark reference offers in-depth exploration of contemporary reading and literacy research.

 

A Failure of the Imagination

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

A Failure of the Imagination

This article discusses the imaginative activities and assignments that teachers often assign that violate the text around which the lesson is focused and that mislead students about its meaning.

 

Tim O'Brien in the Classroom: "This too is true: Stories can save us"

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Tim O'Brien in the Classroom: "This too is true: Stories can save us"

As part of the NCTE High School Literature Series, Tim O’Brien in the Classroom focuses on opportunities for classroom discussion and writing assignments, including lessons, open-ended prompts, and student writing samples.

 

Codeswitching: Tools of Language and Culture Transform the Dialectally Diverse Classroom

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Codeswitching: Tools of Language and Culture Transform the Dialectally Diverse Classroom

This article shows how to affirm and draw on the dialect diversity of students to foster the learning of Standard English.