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ANNOY AN ENGLISH MAJOR. GET YOUR STUDENTS TO UNDERSTAND SHAKESPEARE IN HALF THE TIME.

ANNOY AN ENGLISH MAJOR. GET YOUR STUDENTS TO UNDERSTAND SHAKESPEARE IN HALF THE TIME. | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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3 Essentials Students Need to Do Every Day in ELA

3 Essentials Students Need to Do Every Day in ELA | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Have you ever found your class period stretched too thin because you squeezed in too much? Have you ever tried a new activity meant to engage your students and then resented it when there was littl…
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Whole-Class Novels vs. Choice-Only Reading: Part One

Whole-Class Novels vs. Choice-Only Reading: Part One | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Teachers know that most adolescents lack motivation to read, both academically and recreationally, yet we can see how crucial it is for students to develop reading interest and stamina in order to ...
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Tips for Getting Kids to Do More Choice Reading: Classroom Library Organization

Tips for Getting Kids to Do More Choice Reading: Classroom Library Organization | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This video is part of the teacher tip series, “How to Create Book Hype.” In this video, I’m discussing how to increase the love around choice reading by organizing your classroom ...
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Close Reading + Argumentative Writing Surrounding a Wordless Graphic Novel

Close Reading + Argumentative Writing Surrounding a Wordless Graphic Novel | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
As a continuation of our practice of close reading and argumentative writing, my students began their first U.S. History unit trying to answer the question “Is the U.S. still a Land of Opport...
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Never Grade Everything AgainTackling the freedom and anxiety of Kelly Gallagher's claim that students should write 4x what teachers can grade Never Grade Everything Again 

Never Grade Everything AgainTackling the freedom and anxiety of Kelly Gallagher's claim that students should write 4x what teachers can grade Never Grade Everything Again  | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Tackling the freedom and anxiety of Kelly Gallagher's claim that students should write 4x what teachers can grade
Tackling the freedom and anxiety of Kelly Gallagher's claim that students should write 4x what teachers can grade
 
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Close Reading + Argumentative Writing Surrounding a Wordless Graphic Novel

Close Reading + Argumentative Writing Surrounding a Wordless Graphic Novel | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
As a continuation of our practice of close reading and argumentative writing, my students began their first U.S. History unit trying to answer the question “Is the U.S. still a Land of Opport...
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Why New Teachers Burnout, and What to Do about It

Why New Teachers Burnout, and What to Do about It | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Does this sound like any new teachers you know? Hi Friends, I am suffering this semester. I feel like I’m treading water and just barely surviving until Spring Break. I’m exhausted from…
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Professional Development: How Classroom Libraries Connect Us

Professional Development: How Classroom Libraries Connect Us | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“When face time is limited and testing demands are heavy, many teachers struggle to make meaningful connections with students. In this Michigan Reading Association break-out session, two high...
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Tips for Getting Kids to Do More Choice Reading: Book Speed Dating

Tips for Getting Kids to Do More Choice Reading: Book Speed Dating | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This video is part of the teacher tip series, “How to Create Book Hype,” wherein I discuss how to increase the love around choice reading by doing Book Speed Dating in class with your s...
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Professional Development: Close Reading

Professional Development: Close Reading | Literacy in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Are you looking for ways to improve your students’ comprehension, critical thinking, and reasoning skills all while meeting the Common Core State Standards?  If so, you will not want to miss ...
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Mark Gillingham's curator insight, May 2, 2014 5:08 PM

Eric Beaton admits that she has improved her teaching of close reading over time. This is what great teachers do, improve.