Because Erica’s goal is to share practical ways of applying formal research, she is pleased to offer a growing collection of resources she uses to translate literacy theory into best practice. Check back periodically, as Erica plans to add more.
- Close Reading: How To Light Your Students’ Minds on Fire
- They Say, I Say: Demystifying Academic Conversation
- Can I Really Have a Reading Workshop at the Secondary Level?
- What is Project-Based Learning (PBL)?
- U.S. History Timeline
- SPEC poster
- Political/Economic Spectrum poster
- ICEE poster
- Sentence Structure posters
- Big Picture History Guide
- Word Chunks – Student Study Pack
- Word Chunk Images for Bulletin Boards or Flashcards
- US Presidents Flashcards
- Poetic + Literary Devices Flashcards
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- AoW — The writing is on the wall (created by Dave Stuart)
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- AoW — Smart strategies that help students learn how to learn
- AoW — Miss America and social media’s ignorant bigotry
- AoW — Eating Food that’s Better for You, Organic or Not (created by Heidi Bonnema)
- AoW — Ukraine’s fraught relationship with Russia: A brief history
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- AoW — The Early Bird Gets the Bad Grade
- AoW — The Warren Buffett formula: How you can get smarter (created by Dave Stuart)
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- AoW — The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart
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