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ERIC Number: ED501187
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Apr
Pages: 63
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1526-5641
Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of Teaching Ideas, 2005-06
National Council of Teachers of English, Classroom Notes Plus v23 n1-4 Aug 2005-Apr 2006
This document is a compilation of the four issues in the 23rd volume of "Classroom Notes Plus." Each issue of "Classroom Notes Plus" contains descriptions of original, unpublished teaching practices, and of adapted ideas. The August 2005 (v23 n1) issue includes: Sharing Responses to Literature via Exit Slips (Barb Wagner); Letting Learners Teach (Liz Dodge and Liz Whaley); The Stories That Tell Us Who We Are (with handout) (J. D. Wilson); "Oh Yeah?!"--Reading and Sharing Exercise (Cher N. Gauweiler); Of Boasts Ancient and Modern (Susan Arpajian Jolley); Using the Senses in an Experiential Writing Workshop (with handout) (Mary Anna Kruch); and Disposable Stories: Exploring Narrative Possibilities through Photos (Robert Wilder). The October 2005 (v23 n2) issue includes: Have Postcards, Will Teach (Honor Moorman); Using "Found Poetry" to Pinpoint Comprehension (Michelle McLemore); A Nursery Rhyme Lends Itself to Point of View (Mikki Burgess); Videos as Educational Tools (Barbara Brookshire) [Adapted and reprinted with permission from the "Tennessee English Journal," (October 1995)]; and Art Imitating Life: The 1950s and Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" (Ronald T. Sion). The January 2006 (v23 n3) issue includes: "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn": New Perspectives on an Old Classic (Jocelyn A. Chadwick); Teaching Racially Sensitive Literature: A Teacher's Guide (Jocelyn A. Chadwick); The Shakespearean Sonnet and PowerPoint (Joe Smolko); Scavenging Citations (Mary Ellen Freeman); The Paper Plate Turns Assessment Tool (Dale Yount); The Sticky-Note Book Report (Judith Sheridan); "Status Cubes"--A Tool for the Writer's Workshop (Elisabeth Babin); and The Soundtrack of My Life: Autobiography Project (with handout) (Betsie Nielson). The April 2006 (v23 n4) issue includes: Debating Literature: Negotiating Ambiguities within "The Scarlet Letter" (includes handout) (Katrina Montoya); Connecting Students' Own Literacies to the Canon (Carolyn Fortuna); Favorite Poems [excerpt reprinted from Studying Poetry: Activities, Resources, and Texts by Brian Moon ("The NCTE Chalkface Series," 2001]; Six Degrees of Separation (includes handout) (Chokein Kiyune); Encouraging High School Students to Ask Questions about Grammar (Bonnie Devet); and Finding Verbs by Changing Tense (Brock Haussamen) [Reprinted from Syntax in the Schools (Fall 2004)]. [For "Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of Teaching Ideas, 2004-2005," see ED500867.]
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A