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Story Starters | Scholastic.com - 2 views

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    "Hundreds of creative combinations that take the writer's block out of creative writing. Set young writers loose with prompts that focus on character (who the story is about), plot (what happens in the story), and setting (where or when the story happens)." You can also pick the story format (notebook, letter, newspaper or postcard).
Clif Mims

Getting Boys to Read - 0 views

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    Blog aimed at encouraging boys to read.
Dean Mantz

Software Secret Weapons: 20 Basic Plots For Story Generators - 0 views

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    These 20 plots are collected by the Tennessee Screenwriting Association. They are providing the resources to assist in developing stronger writers.
Clif Mims

Into the Book: Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies - 2 views

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    A reading comprehension resource for K-4 students and teachers. Focuses on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. Watch the engaging 15-minute videos and try the online interactive activities. "Behind the Lesson" provides teachers with information and teaching resources for each strategy. Watch the 10-minute professional development videos, and explore the Web site for lesson plans, video and audio clips, downloads, and more.
Clif Mims

OpenZine - 0 views

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    Create an online magazine. Collaborate with friends. An alternative to blogging. Possible classroom connections -Practice the writing process. -Alternative strategy for book reports and research papers/ presentations. -Role play a newspaper bureau or magazine publisher. -Fund raising. -Spotlight a cause.
Clif Mims

20 Free Literary Podcasts Worth Listening To - 1 views

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    Literary podcasts are a great way to hear about new stories and explore all of your old favorites. This list details where you can find some of the most popular literary podcasts, including podcasts based around classic literature, poetry and contemporary works.
Dean Mantz

Reading A-Z: The online guided reading program with downloadable books to print and ass... - 0 views

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    Research-based Reading Resources for Differentiated Instruction.
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