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Unit Plan: The Aeneid (Virgil)

As my first year went on, I felt the need to throw in something ancient, something grandiose.  The Iliad and The Odyssey seemed terrifying to teach, as the language would be a struggle for my students.  I settled on The Aeneid, instead; … 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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Popular Literature Lesson Plan: The Flowers

This was my first live lesson during my student teaching. As I recall, the class session was approximately 30 minutes due to scheduling. The class had been discussing archetypes and diction, creating charts in their notebooks about key archetypal concepts … 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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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Chapter 4: Implications for Furture Research

Limitations of the Study The study conducted encountered several limitations: ♦ Student population: The students in the sample school perform to higher curriculum Standards than those in public schools.  The nature of the curriculum is more rigorous and in-depth, challenging … Continue reading

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