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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.

 

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Teaching and Learning Multiliteracies: Changing Times, Changing Literacies

This book shows you how to move away from reliance exclusively on print and incorporate multiliteracies into your classroom.

 

Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction

The book includes a variety of literary texts, along with accessible discussions and stimulating exercises to help students investigate the values, assumptions, and practices that underlie literary activity.

 

Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

This article describes the use of "write-talks," brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing.

 

Being and Becoming: Multilingual Writers’ Practices

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Being and Becoming: Multilingual Writers’ Practices

This study examines the writing practices taken on and negotiated by multilingual class members within two multiage elementary classrooms.