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Beacon Lesson Plan 10/29/13

Adolescent Literacy Lesson Plan 10/29/13 Title: We Do A Lot With 26 Letters! Aim/Objective:  Students will complete the Speaking section of the Assessment while reviewing the English alphabet, the American names of the letters, and the pronunciations of vowels and … Continue reading

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Beacon Lesson Plan- 10/22/13 (First Session)

Adolescent Literacy Lesson Plan 10/22/13   Title:  “Getting to Know You!” Aim/Objective:  To introduce Instructors and Participants to one another and initiate the program. Introduce curriculum briefly. State goals and objectives. Inform students about diagnostic test taking place on the … Continue reading

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Journal Review: Classroom Management

In his article, “Discipline or Punish?  Some Suggestions for School Policy and Teacher Practice,” Yang provides a comparative analysis of the words “discipline” and “punishment” in the context of how it affects student education.  Having conducted his own study across … Continue reading

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Poetry Lesson 1

While student teaching, we decided to stop and do something different.  The class was given samples of poetry from students long graduated, and then given time to write their own poems.  This was an example I wrote in preparation for … Continue reading

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WebQuest

During graduate school, one of my projects was to build a WebQuest.  In the spirit of my Master’s Thesis, I built mine on the foundations of Greek tragedy and its influence on classical literature and even modern popular culture. The … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Appendix

If necessary, please use the back of this survey and/or attach additional pagesto amplify your responses which will be held in the strictest confidence.   Gender:  Male   Female (Please circle)   How many years have you been a teacher?   What subject and … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, References

Adams, Megan Glover (2009). Engaging 21st-century adolescents: video games in the reading classroom. English Journal, 98(6), 56-59. Alvermann, Donna E., Huddleston, Andrew, & Hagood, Margaret C. (2004). What could professional wrestling and school literacy practices possibly have in common? Journal of … Continue reading

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