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Beacon Lesson Plan 10/31/13

Adolescent Literacy Lesson Plan 10/31/13   Title: Why Do Vampires Sparkle in the Sunlight? Aim/Objective: Continue pronunciation lesson by offering relevant, seasonal reference images and vocabulary.  (And maybe find the Headless Horseman’s head…) Required Materials: Candy (courtesy of Mr. Richard), … Continue reading

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Beacon Lesson Plan 10/30/13

Adolescent Literacy Lesson Plan 10/30/13 Title: We Go Together Aim/Objective: Build upon the previous lesson by introducing the sounds made by compound letters. Required Materials:  Flip chart, markers, construction paper Do Now:  Students will return to the previous day’s grouping … 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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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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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Chapter 3: Methodology and Design

Description of Sample The present investigation examined the perceptions of English teachers in a high-performance, urban parochial high school in Queens, New York. The school serves a community that is located in a residential, yet moderately commercial area.  The teachers … 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 2: A Review of the Related Literature

Contemporary theorists have identified a widening gap in computer literacy between teachers and students.  This gap is viewed in terms of a cultural barrier.  Students exist in the role of “digital natives,” while their teachers serve as, “digital immigrants (Brumberger, … Continue reading

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