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ERIC Number: ED479057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-May-15
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Biographies: Creating Timelines of a Life.
Egawa, Kathryn
The reading program described in this lesson plan supports students' exploration of multiple sources to create a timeline about the life of a person of their choosing and requires students to work together and to research and resolve potentially conflicting pieces of information about the life they research. During three 40-minute lessons, students will: negotiate with peers to select persons of interest for their study; use a variety of information resources to synthesize, create, and communicate what they have learned on a timeline; negotiate with peers to select key events; and research further to resolve conflicting information. The instructional plan, lists of web and conventional resources, student assessment/reflection activities, and a list of National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association (NCTE/IRA) Standards addressed in the lesson are included. A biography selection and rationale worksheet is attached. (PM)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: MarcoPolo Education Foundation.; International Reading Association, Newark, DE.; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.