8 Research Lessons for African-American History Month

LiteracyTA is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. and African-American History Month with state-aligned research lessons that honor 8 amazing Americans who have impacted American history. This is our second year doing this project.

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4 Lesson Plans to Teach Deep Reading

Happy New Year! In 2016, we will continue to provide four awesome lessons for grades 4-12 each month. This month, we have developed lessons around Investigative Reading. I love this reading skill!

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4 Lesson Plans for Socratic Seminar

As we head into winter break, we wanted to share some great lessons that you might want to teach this week or use when you return after a long two week rest. If these lessons do not fit in your curriculum, consider other lessons we have developed this school year to teach reading skills.

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Some Say It Can't Be Done: Literacy in the Math Classroom by Charla DeClark

Charla DeClark is a middle school math teacher at Forest Park Middle School, WI. Charla is a trained LiteracyTA Coach and has been implementing literacy practices in her math classroom since we met her in 2013. Here is an email she shared with me. Please send this to all of your math folks.

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4 Lesson Plans for Teaching Marking a Text

We hope you enjoyed our October lessons on Visual Summary. This next set of lesson plans add a close reading skill that will help students summarize argument and informational texts.

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