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Entries Tagged as 'Content – Language Arts'

Teaching high school ELL?

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math

Skillwise from the BBC has a variety of language arts  and math activities for the adult learner.  Please click here to see the complete post from TeachersFirst.

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Can your students find a poem in the NYT?

April 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

If your students are between the ages of 13-19, consider the Found Poem challenge from the New York Times.  They can use any NYT article (and two words of their own) to compose a 14 line poem.  Entries are due April 29.  Please click here for details, FAQs, and classroom suggestions.   I thought the […]

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Editing a dystopian paper

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline

When I am in the Middle School library, many of the students are interesting in dystopian stories.   Here is a chance to edit a newspaper in a dystopian society.   Visit the Republia Times. You select the articles and the size in an attempt to present the government’s view and ensure the safety of your family. […]

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Old Images

March 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies, Working with photographs

Looking for images from circa 1859 to the mid- 1900s?  Then check out Old Pictures.  The photos are very clear (but you do need to ignore the advertising on the side). For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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