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Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching With Podcasts

This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing and producing audio files that are published online as podcasts.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching with Zooming Slideshows through Prezi

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   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts

This strategy guide clarifies the difference between persuasion and argumentation, stressing the connection between close reading of text to gather evidence and formation of a strong argumentative claim about text.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

ICED: The Key to Elaboration

Most students struggle when adding detail to their body paragraphs. This guide serves as a means of instruction and provides models for the students to master development.

 

Grades   K – 3  |  Strategy Guide

Guided Writing

This strategy guide explains how to use small-group, guided writing instruction to teach students effective strategies and improve their ability to produce text independently.