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Lesson Plans (2) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Informational Materials (3) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Interactives/Games (3) A learning object that requires a user's involvement.
Learning Activities (4) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
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demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Teacher Tools (1) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
http://www.webenglis...
Great source for literature lesson plans for the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird!

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Strange Fruit by Billie Holliday Lesson Plan
http://www.pbs.org/j...
This lesson helps students learn about lynching and its relationship to racism in American history and to appreciate the ways in which jazz contributed to the political awareness of the American public.

Informational Materials


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All Words Dictionary & Thesaurus
http://www.allwords....
Online dictionary and thesaurus.

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To Kill a Mockingbird Student Survival Guide
http://www.lausd.k12...
This website has been set up to be an annotation to the text of the novel. As you travel through the site, you'll find more than 400 annotations to help you get more out of your reading. Many of the annotations contain links to pictures or other websites to further help you in understanding your reading. Click away, learn, and have fun!

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Figurative Language
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Definitions and examples of all types of figurative language.

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vocabulary & annotation
http://www.wallwishe...
This is a great web site to check student's knowledge. You build your wall and they respond. The teacher can edit, approve, or deny the student's response on a white board. Student's use computers or a smart phone.

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Visuwords
http://www.visuwords...
Visuwords is an online graphical dictionary. Students type in words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Visuwords will produce diagrams ("webs") to show students how words associate.

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Vocabulary Challenge Online
http://www.eprep.com...
This site generates challenging vocabulary questions.

Learning Activities


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Vocabulary University
http://www.vocabular...
Participate in these FREE vocabulary puzzles to enhance vocabulary mastery. Teachers have endorsed this site which enriches classroom curriculum with self-paced, interactive activities. They supplement personal vocabulary acquisition and are being used in home schooling and ESL programs.

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Snappy Words
http://www.snappywor...
Snappy Tools is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus. The student enters their word of choice and is presented with a word map showing definition, antonyms and synonyms.

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Vocabulary Paint Chips
https://www.teaching...
In this video, the teacher uses paint chips as a tool for introducing vocabulary or practicing vocabulary in class. On the paint chip, the teacher writes a word on one shade and on the lower shades the teacher writes different versions of the word. Each time the student uses the word in class they receive a sticker. At the end of the class, the students place their stickers on a class sheet of paper. The class with the most stickers receives bragging rights for the week. This could also be used with a set of vocabulary words.

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Vocabulary Challenge Online
http://www.eprep.com...
This site generates challenging vocabulary questions.

Teacher Tools


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Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
http://www.webenglis...
Great source for literature lesson plans for the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird!

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