resources related to the texts used in Ms. Franklin's classroom:
in the Promised Land" by Kristin Hunter
Be A Slave
resources related to the tenets of this lesson:
Research Center on English Learning and Achievement: Envisionment
building articles and related research
Articles related to classroom discussion and student collaboration
from the National Research Center on English Learning and
School Instructional Resources:
MiddleWeb is a Web site devoted to middle school education
and includes resources for middle school teachers and parents.
A comprehensive index allows teachers and parents to search
for useful documents and resources by topic.
This Web site is an online journal of K-12 practice and
research published by the International Reading Association.
It includes helpful links to book reviews, peer-reviewed
articles, discussions about literacy, and ideas and information
about applying technology in literacy instruction.
Literature Web Guide
This Web site categorizes the growing number of Internet
resources related to books for children and young adults.
Much of the information found on this Web site is provided
by schools, libraries, teachers, parents, and book professionals
(such as authors, editors, and booksellers). It includes
quick references to lists of award-winning and bestseller
children's books, teaching resources, links to parent resources,
and journal and book reviews.
This Web site, sponsored by this well-known project, provides
links to resources helpful to teachers involving their students
in writing projects and the process of writing. State and
local sites can also be accessed from this umbrella site,
which also gives information about its mission and progress
in meeting its goals.