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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:42am
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This in an interdisciplinary reading, writing, and social studies unit designed for 5th graders. It introduces students to key leaders and ideas from...
Listenwise
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:30am
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  • English Language Arts
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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From Shiloh to Lassie and Old Yeller, young adult literature is full of stories about friendship between people and man’s best friend - dogs. People...
AmberRainChandler
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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 3:54pm
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
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These are the quizzes, discussion slides, and Utopia Project (document posted online, no source given). It is an in-depth unit. Student exemplars are...
Listenwise
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:34pm
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Sandra Cisneros writes about working class Latino life in America and has won many awards for her writing. She is best known for her book, “The House...
Listenwise
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:55am
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  • English Language Arts
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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The Giver is about a world without memory. This public radio story talks with author Lois Lowry and how she came up with the idea to write the book...
Listenwise
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:58am
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
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In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby James “Jimmy” Gatz becomes Jay Gatsby. Gatz creates a false identity for himself to enter the...
Listenwise
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:11am
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
Two famous authors, CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein, had a deep friendship. CS Lewis helped JRR Tolkien get published, but Tolkien admitted he didn’t even...
Listenwise
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 11:09am
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
A Wrinkle in Time is the hit novel that author Madeleine L’Engle is best known for, but the first dozen people who read it hated it. No publisher...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:48pm
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Pam Munoz Ryan’s novel “Esperanza Rising” tells the story of a family who leaves a life of privilege in Mexico for a migrant worker camp in...
ELA_Team
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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 6:43am
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
This is an updated version of my Beowulf topic. I adapted my lessons into PowerPoints to assist the schools eco policy. It also makes the lessons...