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ERIC Number: ED500867
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1526-5641
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).
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
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