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Short Story Assignment

Below is a great short story assignment I have created for an English class. It can easily be used in other subjects as well. Please select 2 short stories from the following site to read: Short Stories   Assignment: Directions: After each … Continue reading

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Social Media Wiki

The following Wiki is geared toward the novel The Hunger Games. I have created it for social media impact and participation. View the pages on the right hand side of the site. http://teachingwithsocialmedia.wikispaces.com/

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Classroom Blogging Activity – Character Blog

The following activity can be used in the English classroom as a fun activity for students to learn about perspective while creating their own blogs. Classroom Blogging Activity

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EDTECH597 – Examining Generational Differences

This blog post is a prompt from a professor’s blog which can be found HERE We were asked to read and analyze the idea of digital native at the beginning of our course (Prensky, 2001; McKenzie, 2007; and Reeves, 2008). … Continue reading

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Create a Mind Web for Difficult texts.

Below is an example of a mind web for Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. This is a great way to organize the play and to focus the ideas centered around the play. Your student’s might benefit from keeping an organizer like this … Continue reading

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Why do you read?

Below is a quick poll that you can share with your students. This might be a great discussion starter or journal entry prompt.

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The Raven – Audio by James Earl Jones

Below is one of my favorites by Edgar Allan Poe read by James Earl Jones. Another way to enjoy this great with your students!   Or if you prefer to watch the Simpson’s version it is fabulous! 🙂 (Also read … Continue reading

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