If you are taking this workshop for credit or professional development, submit the following assignments for Session 5: New Literacies of the Internet.
1. Examine the Literature
In this assignment, you will read two articles on new literacies and complete the Examine the Literature Response Chart.
2. Research an Author
In this activity, you will develop a lesson that guides your students to use the Internet to find out information about an author whose work they are reading in class.
3. Develop Background Knowledge
In this activity, you will determine the background knowledge that is required to enhance students' understanding of a novel you teach in your literacy program.
4. What Did You Learn?
In this activity, you will write a summary of the ideas and strategies you explored in this session.
5. Create a Literacy Practices Portfolio
In this activity, you will continue to build your portfolio of instructional practices.