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ERIC Number: ED477853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Pages: 121
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0738-8624
Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of Teaching Ideas, 1999-2000.
Classroom Notes Plus, v17 n1-4 Aug 1999-Apr 2000
"Classroom Notes Plus" publishes descriptions of original, unpublished teaching practices or adapted ideas. Each issue also contains sections on Teacher Talk, Classroom Solutions, and Web resources. The August 1999 issue contains the following materials: Ideas from the Classroom-"Parody: Getting the Joke with Style" (Bonnie Watkins); "Keeping Organized" (Dianne Robinson); "Using Pop-Up Books" (Rose Reissman); "Students Stage Shakespeare" (Emily Moorer); Focus on Poetry-"Odes of Joy" (Mary Ann Paul); "Silhouette Poems" (JoAnn Livermore); "Building Creative Characters" (Cathy Bankston); Focus on Literature-"Noticing the Color Purple" (Mari M. McLean and Christine Gibson); "Practice with Critical Analysis" (Leslie Oster); "Using Themes in Literature" (Dorothea Susag); and Traci's Lists of Ten-"Ten Ways to Respond to Student Drafts" (Traci Gardner). The October 1999 issue contains these materials: Ideas from the Classroom-"Talking Back to Shakespeare" (Rosemary Laughlin); "Musical Introduction to 'The Call of the Wild'" (Faith Wallace); "Reading and Writing about Ethics" (Karin Hayes Callahan); "Students as Storytellers" (Lynda M. Ware); "Keeping on Track with a Class Log" (Regenia Weakley); Focus on Writing-"Reflection and Self-Evaluation" (Melissa Eckstein); "Family Lore" (Susan Dobbe Chase); and Traci's Lists of Ten-"Ten Unusual Sources for Research Papers" (Traci Gardner). The January 2000 issue contains these materials: Ideas from the Classroom-"Matters of Convention" (Edgar H. Thompson); "Reports from Private Eyes" (Julie Holmberg); "Good Reader Strategies" (Pam Mueller); "A Reading Log Handout" (Richard Roundy); Focus on Literature-"Revenge May Not Be So Sweet: Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado'" (Larry Johannessen); and Traci's Lists of Ten-"Ten Ways to Write about Style" (Traci Gardner). The April 2000 issue contains these materials: Ideas from the Classroom-"Star of the 21st Century" (Ronna L. Edelstein); "Achieving Focus with a Research Paper Triangle" (Kim Ballard); "The Living Word: Word Biographies in Vocabulary Study" (Andrew Allen); "A 'Novel' Academy Awards Ceremony" (Beverly Martin); Focus on Storytelling-"Kitchen Stories" (Rose Reissman); and Traci's Lists of Ten-"Ten Award Competition Activities (Plus FIVE)" (Traci Gardner). (NKA)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.