ERIC Number: ED500867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of Teaching Ideas, 2004-2005
National Council of Teachers of English, Classroom Notes Plus v22 n1-4 Aug 2004-Apr 2005
This document is a compilation of the four issues in the 22nd volume of "Classroom Notes Plus." The August 2004 issue includes: Celebrating Our Names (Nitza Agam); Group Resume (Jennifer L. Alex); There's Much to Learn from Listening (Ann McKenna); Roll Call Turns into Brainstorming (John R. Banks); Create Your Own Museum (Jennifer Collison); Music, Poetry, and Inspiration (Karri Landeis); Responding to Paintings with Poetry (Brenda Loreman); "Fully Smucker the Foil Slightly" (Daniel Mikula); Making Research Real: The Multi-Genre Research Project (Jennifer Conrad) [Reprinted from "The Language Arts Journal of Michigan" (Spring/Summer 2003)]; Focus on Media Literacy: Taking Film and TV Seriously (Don Leibold); Focus on Literature: Approaching "Kubla Khan" (Laura Underwood); Traci's 29th List of Ten: Ten Ways to Write about Election Time, Part I (Traci Gardner) [Reproduced from "Traci's Lists of Ten"]; and Vignette: Grammatical Choices, Sentence Boundaries, and Rhetorical Effects (Amy Benjamin) [Reprinted from "Grammar Alive! A Guide for Teachers" (NCTE, 2003)]. The October 2004 issue contains: My "State of the Union" Address (Robert Wilder); Reading and Rewriting Poe (Thomas F. Haffner); Finding Voice in Song Lyrics (Danica Woodard); Everything I Know about Teaching Language Arts I Learned at the Office Supply Store (Kathleen O'Shaughnessy) [Reprinted with permission from "The Quarterly of the National Writing Project"]; Leading in to Literary Elements with Film (Robert Petrone); "Julius Caesar"--and Sock Puppets?! (Kristine L. Kuhn); Creating a Message Statement; Heartbeat and Diurnal Cycles (Joseph Powell) [Reprinted from Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry" (NCTE, 2004)]; Life/Lit Links (Myra Stephenson) [Reprinted from The Virginia English Bulletin (Spring 2004)]; The Versatile "Object Box" (Julie Vehorn); Your Very Own Myth (Fran Claggett); and Focus: Literacy Projects in the Community (Rose Reissman). The January 2005 issue includes: More Writing, Less Grading (Jennifer Smith); The McLaverty Award for Fine Nature Description Rosemary Laughlin; Reflections along the Road to Writing (Susan Weddle) [A version of this article appeared originally in "Promising Practices," a publication of the Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English]; Reading Smoothes the Way for Writing (Paul Greci); Ways to Enhance Reading and Writing (Judy Wallis) [Reprinted from the annual report of the West Houston Area Council of Teachers of English]; Partnering Reading and Writing: Connecting with Models Deborah Dean [Reprinted from "The Kentucky English Bulletin," the journal of the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English]; Using Technology as a Tool for Literacy: The Online Writer's Workshop (Meredith Hasemann-Cortes); E-Partners Reflect on Literature (Vicky Edwards); Drawing Connections: Students Discover Symbolism in Their Own Lives (Mary Liguori); and "Beowulf's" Kennings Inspire Word-Play (Ronda Stevens). The April 2005 issue presents: Call Me Ishmael, I Mean, Maria (Carol Jago); Reading and Writing Multicultural Poetry Using "Four-plus-One" (Fran Claggett); A Short Workshop with Richard Wilbur (Rosemary Laughlin); The Poetry Page (Laura Gajdostik); Four-Day Hands-On Poetry Workshop (Lou Kister) [Reprinted from "Ideas Plus Book One" (NCTE, 1984)]; In Their Shoes: Responding to Literature with Improvised Drama (Don Leibold); and First "Shakesperience": Movement, Music, and Middle School Voices (Rosemary Laughlin).
Descriptors: Music, Language Arts, Writing (Composition), Revision (Written Composition), Writing Workshops, Nonprint Media, Poetry, English Instruction, Listening Skills, Brainstorming, Museums, Art Appreciation, Research, Films, Television Viewing, Media Literacy, Elections, Writing Assignments, Grammar, Sentences, Rhetoric, Singing, English Teachers, Literacy Education, Puppetry, Creative Teaching, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Technology Integration, Computer Uses in Education, Online Courses, Correlation, Literary Styles, Cultural Differences, Drama, Classics (Literature), Middle School Students
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