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Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning, 4th edition

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning, 4th edition

This popular collection provides literacy skill-building strategies for helping students learn in all curricular areas.

 

Alternative Book Reports

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Alternative Book Reports

This article describes different ways that students can report on books they have read other than the traditional “book report.”

 

Setting the Stage for Creative Writing: Plot Scaffolds for Beginning and Intermediate Writers

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Setting the Stage for Creative Writing: Plot Scaffolds for Beginning and Intermediate Writers

Want to foster creativity and originality in student writing? This practical guide shows how plot scaffolds can be used to help beginning and intermediate writers.

 

Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

This word-game strategy builds vocabulary and comprehension while motivating students.

 

Re-envisioning Research

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Re-envisioning Research

Describes a research paper in the author's high school English classroom which connected to the lives and interests of students, who delved into community problems with as much rigor (and using many types of research as traditional essays exploring arcane philosophical questions). Describes creating a context for exploration, and students' final projects.