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Finding the Artist Within: Creating and Reading Visual Texts in the English Language Arts Classroom

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library

Finding the Artist Within: Creating and Reading Visual Texts in the English Language Arts Classroom

Discover ways to integrate visual arts and technology in your English language arts classroom.

 

Tim O'Brien in the Classroom: "This too is true: Stories can save us"

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Tim O'Brien in the Classroom: "This too is true: Stories can save us"

As part of the NCTE High School Literature Series, Tim OíBrien in the Classroom focuses on opportunities for classroom discussion and writing assignments, including lessons, open-ended prompts, and student writing samples.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines

Written with the Common Core State Standards firmly in mind, this book presents a much-needed instructional model for disciplinary literacy.