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2.3: Listening in on the Election Process Access, Analyze, Act: A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement Grades 6–12 Take a closer look at the political process by exploring various formats of radio programming from PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. Evaluate the authority and authenticity of election-related programming. Jean K. Bruce Source: Access, Analyze, Act: A Blueprint for 21st Century Civic Engagement

21st-Century Libraries: The Learning Commons

Libraries become a different kind of learning destination when schools reimagine them as open, transparent spaces that invite student communication and collaboration. (creating with others - Cheryl)

Photograph Prompts for Writing 1

Spark up your students writing and inspire them to write using real life photographs. There are 30 photographs on separate pages with lined spaces...

Argument Writing Common Core Grades 6-12 Editable

Idea...have them write to themselves in 5th grade and give it to them when they graduate high school!!

British Poetry Unit: Metaphysical and Romantic Poets

This British poetry unit covers the best metaphysical and Romantic poets while addressing all the Common Core State Standards. This mostly student-directed unit has students researching, analyzing, presenting and writing about these sometimes bawdy poems! Includes test, rubrics, teacher notes and teacher keys. $

Argument Writing Common Core Grades 6-12 Editable

This SLAM Response is a guided step by step process. 1) state part of question 2) locate evidence in text "in the story it says" 3) Add your own ideas "In my opinion" "I can relate to this" 4) make a meaningful conclusion or connection