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Martha Hickson

'Books That Shaped America' from the Library of Congress - USATODAY.com - 10 views

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    Library of Congress asked curators and experts to compile a list of books that have influenced us as a nation
Martha Hickson

Teacher Resources | Library of Congress - 0 views

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    Includes tool for searching for materials by state standards
Pam Landgraf

Copyright: Reaching Out to Teachers and Students - 0 views

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    from Teaching with the Library of Congress
Fran Bullington

Instructional Strategies - 14 views

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    Zoom-In Inquiry is often an introduction portion of a lesson. During this activity, students uncover a primary source image piece by piece in order to understand a big idea or theme related to curriculum standards. An investigative question starts the exploration and guiding questions focused on observation, interpretation, and evaluation follow as pieces of the image are revealed one at a time. Students use evidence and subject specific vocabulary to support their hypotheses. Students reflect on their understanding of the primary source and its relationship to "the big picture" or a large scale understanding that is overarching and essential to the subject. Finally, other related primary sources are presented that ask students to apply knowledge and understanding from the Zoom-In Inquiry to a new source or problem.
Mary Morrison

Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes: How to Find a Novel, Short Story, or Poem Without Knowi... - 0 views

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    Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes: How to Find a Novel, Short Story, or Poem Without Knowing its Title or Author
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