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“It’s Our World Too”: Socially Responsive Learners in Middle School Language Arts

Grades   6 – 9  |  Professional Library

“It’s Our World Too”: Socially Responsive Learners in Middle School Language Arts

This book is a valuable resource for middle school teachers who want to use significant social issues such as race, class, and poverty to invigorate their teaching of literacy and communication skills.

 

Resolution on Composing with Nonprint Media

Grades   5 – 12  |  Professional Library

Resolution on Composing with Nonprint Media

This resolution explains what educators can do to work with young people composing nonprint media that can include any combination of visual art, motion (video and film), graphics, text, and sound -- all of which are frequently written and read in nonlinear fashion.

 

Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The same ol' danger but a brand new pleasure"

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom: "The same ol' danger but a brand new pleasure"

The first volume in the NCTE High School Literature Series, this small, practical book features primary source materials including many of Giovanni’s poems reprinted in full, easily adaptable lessons and activities, and a resource section for students and teachers wishing to study Giovanni further.

 

Reader Response Meets New Literacies: Empowering Readers in Online Learning Communities

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Reader Response Meets New Literacies: Empowering Readers in Online Learning Communities

New literacies are here to stay. This article explores the use of e-books and online literature circles.

 

Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Joy F. Moss focuses on literature units structured around read-aloud/think-aloud group sessions in which students collaborate to construct meaning.