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Risking Intensity: Reading and Writing Poetry with High School Students

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Risking Intensity: Reading and Writing Poetry with High School Students

Judith Michaels approaches the subject of the self at both the personal and practical levels, opening the world of poetry to her classes through carefully planned strategies.

 

eVoc Strategies: 10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary

Grades   1 – 5  |  Professional Library

eVoc Strategies: 10 Ways to Use Technology to Build Vocabulary

Drawing on research-based principles of vocabulary instruction and multimedia learning, this article presents 10 eVoc strategies that use free digital tools and Internet resources to evoke students' engaged vocabulary learning.

 

Acting Out: Literature, Drama, and Connecting With History

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Acting Out: Literature, Drama, and Connecting With History

This article describes a successful teacher-professor collaboration to plan interdisciplinary curriculum and team-teach it in a first-grade classroom.

 

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.

 

Ghosts and Fear in Language Arts

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Ghosts and Fear in Language Arts

Describes how an English teacher uses ghost stories in his classroom to further students' interest in and understanding of epics. Presents a short unit in which all the class work focuses on scary kinds of things.