Literacy Design Collaborative

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The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) is a national community of professional educators working together to prepare students for college and the 21st century workplace. Through LDC work, teachers, schools, and districts engage in a reflective and collaborative process, growing their expertise in using their state standards in instructional planning, ongoing curriculum-embedded assessment, and results analysis. Leveraging a network of literacy partners, LDC fosters sustainable growth of its Community of Practice through efficient and productive collaboration for educators across 50 states. Visit us at www.ldc.org.

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Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
In this module middle school students analyze Daniel Keyes' short story, "Flowers for Algernon," focusing on RL.8.3 and W.8.2. This module acts as a...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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The decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was seen by many, including President Truman, as a necessary means to end World War...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • High School
Students will participate in an inquiry-based experiment in which they will design and construct a wooden bridge that can support as much weight as...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • 3-5, MS
During this module, students will focus on determining the theme of a poem using details in the text, including how characters respond to challenges...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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Throughout history, explorers have made discoveries that changed the way people viewed the world. In their quest for knowledge and fame, these...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • High School
The purpose of this module is to prepare Pre-AP English students for AP Language and Composition by teaching them the basics of analyzing the...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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According to the United States Department of Agriculture, it is estimated that 25.6 billion pounds of beef will be consumed this year alone. A closer...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
Students will gain the ability to select important facts and passages for use in one's own writing. This strategy can be used for oral lectures or...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
Students will gain the ability to analyze and select the most important facts and/or details that demonstrate the change or growth of a character in...
Literacy Design Collaborative
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  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Students will gain the ability to use a story map to organize essential narrative elements in order to retell a story. For more literacy activities...