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Students Analyzing Texts

Students Analyzing Texts | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
With Common Core standards on the rise, many ELA teachers are concerned about teaching students how to analyze text closely. Text analysis constitutes referring back to a text to find evidence to support a conclusion. Evidence can be direct or implied, with implied evidence being the more challenging. Students new to this concept, especially younger or “less advanced” students, will struggle with this skill unless the teacher successfully scaffolds.
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The “All-Time” Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The “All-Time” Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
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Hashtag-Based Storytelling For 21st Century Learning

Hashtag-Based Storytelling For 21st Century Learning | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
Hashtag-Based Storytelling For 21st Century Learning
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Hmm... here's something interesting. Can hashtags be considered literary devices in writing? 

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Teaching To Inspire In 5th: Reading is Thinking: Using Thinkmarks

Teaching To Inspire In 5th: Reading is Thinking: Using Thinkmarks | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it

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10 Brilliant Examples Of Sketch Notes: Notetaking For The 21st Century

10 Brilliant Examples Of Sketch Notes: Notetaking For The 21st Century | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
Sketch notes aren't just a trend, but rather a new visual style of capturing and documenting ideas for the 21st century student.
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Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students

Ten Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Students | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
As a teacher, I was obsessed with cultivating a love of reading in my students. I love to read, loved it as a kid too. I'm equally compelled to ensure that my own child loves reading -- and he does.
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Visual Literacy: Part 1

This presentation discusses visual literacy, nonlinguistic representations, and infographics and shares strategies for helping students becoming proficient

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Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:Six Steps to Better Vocabulary Instruction

Educational Leadership:Teaching for the 21st Century:Six Steps to Better Vocabulary Instruction | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it

Robert Marzano and vocuabulary instruction

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Visible Thinking

Visible Thinking | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it

Every committed educator wants better learning and more thoughtful students. Visible Thinking is a way of helping to achieve that without a separate ‘thinking skills' course or fixed lessons.

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Classroom Strategies | Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12 | AdLit.org

Classroom Strategies | Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12 | AdLit.org | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
Explicit strategy instruction is at the core of good comprehension instruction. Teachers should help students to understand why a strategy is useful, how it is used, and when it is appropriate.
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The Dropout Nation Podcast: Challenge Illiteracy | Dropout Nation: Coverage of the Reform of American Public Education Edited by RiShawn Biddle

Dropout Nation: Coverage of the Reform of American Public Education Edited by RiShawn Biddle. Magazine dedicated to solving the nation\'s education and high school dropout crisis, and improving education for all children.
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We Are Teachers

We Are Teachers | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
Get kids to engage with what they’re reading on a deeper level: to ask questions about what they notice, and to answer those questions based on what’s in the text.
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Students Analyzing Texts

Students Analyzing Texts | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
With Common Core standards on the rise, many ELA teachers are concerned about teaching students how to analyze text closely. Text analysis constitutes referring back to a text to find evidence to support a conclusion. Evidence can be direct or implied, with implied evidence being the more challenging. Students new to this concept, especially younger or “less advanced” students, will struggle with this skill unless the teacher successfully scaffolds.
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iTeach. iCoach. iBlog.: Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core

iTeach. iCoach. iBlog.: Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
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Cafe 1123: Reader's Notebooks

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Ban the Book Report - Stenhouse Publishers

Ban the Book Report - Stenhouse Publishers | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
Ban the Book Report,Teachers recognize that frequent independent reading increases student knowledge on a wide range of topics, enhances vocabulary, and improves comprehension.
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9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again -- THE Journal

9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again -- THE Journal | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers.
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ESL Student Glogsters On The Amazon Rain Forest | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

ESL Student Glogsters On The Amazon Rain Forest | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
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{12 Days: Tool 10} Infographic: Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

{12 Days: Tool 10} Infographic: Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
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Some Obstacles to Vocabulary Development | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z | AdLit.org

Some Obstacles to Vocabulary Development | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z | AdLit.org | Secondary Content Area Literacy | Scoop.it
AdLit.org offers resources (articles, research, teaching strategies, book recommendations) for parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.
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