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Keith Schoch

Fightin' Words: Using Picture Books to Teach Argumentative Writing - 15 views

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    How to use picture books as mentor texts with middle schoolers to move students beyond simply persuasive writing to the argumentative writing that is required by the CCSS.
Dana Huff

Book Drum - 16 views

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    Book Drum is the perfect companion to the books we love, bringing them to life with immersive pictures, videos, maps and music.
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    It has been a great tool for close reading in my AP Lit class. Love Bookdrum!
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    Thanks so much Really exceptional and so interactive..
Dana Huff

Books That Shaped America - National Book Festival (Library of Congress) - 5 views

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    The Library of Congress shares an exhibition of "Books that Shaped America." Librarian of Congress James H. Billington says that the list is "intended to spark a national conversation on books written by Americans that have influenced our lives, whether they appear on this initial list or not."
Caroline Bachmann

GUYS READ | Books - 19 views

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    Welcome to the Guys Read Virtual Vault of Good Books. This is the place to come if you're looking for something to get a guy reading. We've collected recommendations from teachers, librarians, booksellers, publishers, parents, and guys themselves. These are the books that guys have said they like. We've gathered and grouped them to make them easier to find. So check out the categories below or type something-a title, an author, or a subject you're interested in-over there on the left.
andrew bendelow

Byliner - 17 views

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    Nice site full of interesting articles old and new--non-fiction
camillenapierbernstein

7 Brilliant Book Trailers | Brain Pickings - 12 views

  • 7 Brilliant Book Trailers
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      I found these exciting projects, too. I would ask teachers to require kids NOT SPOIL the plot -- or, at least to warn viewers of spoilers. My students could not watch any of the SPEAK trailers for this reason.
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    5 trailers for unique books-- great to inspire reading, or to serve as examples of the clear thinking that goes into creating a great review. My kids were fascinated, great discussion ensued as we plan our PechaKucha book reports
Leslie Healey

The Fictional 100 - 17 views

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    fascinating, useful blog about the characters we love (or hate)
    great resource for student research, research, discussion. We have already begun to argue about which Shakespearean characters deserve to be on the list........
Caroline Bachmann

Graphic Novels CMIS Evaluation Fiction Focus - 8 views

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    Resources and recommendations for teaching graphic novels
suzain johan

Online English Training Center - 10 views

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    learn English language step by step,improve your writing reading conversation skill in English language,free download English grammar books,free English learning software, practice latters,application CV in English & prepare your self for interview in English, & many more free English language material:
Dana Huff

10 Ways to Celebrate Banned Books Week With The New York Times - NYTimes.com - 9 views

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    Held annually during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of intellectual freedom and draws attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted banning of books across the United States, including books commonly taught in secondary schools.

    Here are ideas for celebrating Banned Books Week -- with your students, your children and anyone who believes in having "the freedom to read."
Dana Huff

Beta.BookLamp.org - 8 views

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    BookLamp.org matches readers to books through an analysis of writing styles, similar to the way that Pandora.com matches music lovers to new music.
Dana Huff

YourNextRead: Book Recommendations (USA) - 10 views

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    Finished a book you really liked? Try YourNextRead to discover a book like it.
Joseph Alvarado

Free Audio Books - Download an audio book in mp3 or iPod format today! - 7 views

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    Source of free audio books that can be downloaded in mp3, Ipod, and Itunes format.
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