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Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment

Scott Filkins brings us into his and colleagues' classrooms to demonstrate how high school teachers across the disciplines can engage in inquiry-based reading assessment to support student learning. This book is part of the NCTE Principles in Practice imprint.

 

SEARCHing for an Answer: The Critical Role of New Literacies While Reading on the Internet

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

SEARCHing for an Answer: The Critical Role of New Literacies While Reading on the Internet

This article shows how to integrate a "SEARCH" framework to help students develop the new literacy skills that reading on the Internet requires.

 

"Framing Texts: New Strategies for Student Writers"

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

"Framing Texts: New Strategies for Student Writers"

Using children’s picture books, Deborah Dean provided frameworks for student research papers that avoided the pitfalls leading to voiceless and encyclopedic writing. Research guide sheets; class analysis of text organization, sentence variety, stylistic choices; and peer review all contribute to interesting final papers.

 

Lesson Plans for Developing Digital Literacies

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Lesson Plans for Developing Digital Literacies

Editors Mary T. Christel and Scott Sullivan present a new set of lessons designed to help you integrate a variety of digital applications—Web 2.0 and beyond—into the courses and units you’re already teaching.

 

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.