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Literacy Lesson Plans
http://edgalaxy.com/...
This is a good collection of literacy lesson plans and activities for several different grade levels. Good writing activities here!

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To Kill a Mockingbird: A Historical Perspective
http://www.loc.gov/t...
Students gain a sense of the living history that surrounds the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Through studying primary source materials from American Memory and other online resources, students of all backgrounds may better grasp how historical events and human forces have shaped relationships between black and white, and rich and poor cultures of our country. This unit guides students on a journey through the Depression Era in the 1930s. Activities familiarize the students with Southern experiences through the study of the novel and African American experiences through the examination of primary sources.

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This I Believe: Science
http://writingfix.co...
Students write "This I Believe" essays about the ocean. Students will listen to a podcast from Science Friday on the "State of the Oceans" as a springboard for writing.

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Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Poems
http://writingfix.co...
Comparing three songs with symbolic meanings about the past, present and future and then writing poems.

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This I Believe: Science
http://writingfix.co...
Students write "This I Believe" essays about the ocean. Students will listen to a podcast from Science Friday on the "State of the Oceans" as a springboard for writing.

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Inklewriter - Great Writers Tell Great Stories
http://www.inklestud...
Students create interactive stories with organizational and publication tools! "inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing."

Learning Activities


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Creative Writing Prompts
http://creativewriti...
This is a terrific site for finding creative writing prompts.

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Literacy Lesson Plans
http://edgalaxy.com/...
This is a good collection of literacy lesson plans and activities for several different grade levels. Good writing activities here!

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Copyright Issues Hunt
http://mrsoshouse.co...
On-line activity that teaches the ethical use of Internet resources in research.

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Left-Brained Writing Prompts
http://writingfix.co...
All writing activities categorized on this page celebrate a left-brained approach to beginning a piece of writing. This page celebrates approaches that are structured. This page celebrates approaches that are logical.

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Creative Writing Prompts
http://creativewriti...
This is a terrific site for finding creative writing prompts.

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Literacy Lesson Plans
http://edgalaxy.com/...
This is a good collection of literacy lesson plans and activities for several different grade levels. Good writing activities here!

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