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Free write
Free Write

Essential Question:

What are some essential tools and experiences students need to learn?

What are your favorite resources?


Resources1
Resources

  • Make sure students are exposed todifferent types of sources

    • Written

    • Visual

    • Visual with oral

    • Live performance


Resources2
Resources

  • School Grounds

  • Neighborhood

  • Museums

    • Queens Museum of Art,

    • NY Hall of Science

    • Queens Historical Society

    • Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • American Museum of Natural History

    • Botanical Gardens, Central Park


Resources3
Resources

  • Our Selves

    • senses, knowledge, understandings,

      and experience

  • Interviews with family members,

    classmates, faculty, professionals


Resources4
Resources

  • Literary Books

    • Fiction, Drama

    • Non-Fiction

    • Poetry

    • Picture Books

  • Textbooks – Non-Fiction

  • Primary Documents

  • Anthologies: Single/Multi-Genre; Single/Multi-Themed


Resources5
Resources

  • DVDs – movies/clips from movies

  • Music

  • Websites

    • Research – Visual Search Engines, Websites

    • Sharing Knowledge: Wikis, Blogs, googledocs

    • Games, Competitions

    • Tools: Rubrics, Quizzes, Bibliography Makers

  • Always cite your sources.


Textbooks are useful for
Textbooks are Useful For

  • Basic information and overview

  • Information relative to other information

  • Teach and review features of non-fiction

  • Table of Contents

  • Index

  • Bibliography

  • Text and style changes (bold, italics, color, etc.)

  • Glossary

  • Subheadings

  • Sidebars

  • z


  • Books and anthologies
    Books and Anthologies

    • Books and anthologies can be used to help students understand content, skills, Big Ideas/Themes/Concepts, Enduring Understandings.

    • Magnet Library Books. Some schools developed a magnet-themed Literacy library. Some books can be used across disciplines.

    • Develop annotated bibliography


    Mentor texts
    Mentor Texts

    • Expose students to good writing.

    • Expose students to advanced vocabulary.

    • Help students read above their independent reading levels.

    • Expose students to complexity and ambiguity.

    • Can be used to practice reading skills.

    • Mentor texts can be short quotes, longer excerpts, whole texts.


    Websites
    Websites

    • Think about your audience. Is the website beyond your students’ understanding or is it too simplistic?

    • Is the website biased ?

    • Teach about website reliability.

    • Always determine website reliability.


    Websites for teachers
    Websites for Teachers

    • www.npr.org

    • http://www.sciencefriday.com/

    • http://www.pbs.org/teachers/

    • www.nysed.gov

    • http://vital.thirteen.org/vital2td.html

    • Edsitement - http://edsitement.neh.gov/

    • Talks by Amazing People - ted.com –

    • Create Class Blogs -

      • www.blogger.com

      • www.wordpress.com

      • http://edublogs.org/


    Websites for teachers1
    Websites for Teachers

    • http://www.4teachers.org

      • Rubrics

      • Quiz Maker

      • Creating webquests, and more

  • Writing Rubrics – www.thetraits.org/scoring.php

    6+1 Traits of Writing – Education Northwest.

  • Download videos from Youtube - www.savevid.com

  • E-mailing large files:

    www.transferbigfiles.com


  • Student teacher visual search engines
    Student/TeacherVISUAL SEARCH ENGINES

    • http://search-cube.com/ - creates a cube with relevant websites

    • http://www.quintura.com/

    • http://www.curriki.org/ - places to find/share units, often created via UbD

    • http://www.yolink.com - must be downloaded. Shows information in double window, zooming in on search results

    • http://www.viewzi.com/ - allows for different views and specialized searches


    Student science math websites
    Student Science & Math Websites

    • Ology – American Museum of Natural History

      http://www.amnh.org/ology

    • Windows to the Universe

      http://www.windows.ucar.edu

    • The Globe Program – http://www.globe.gov/science

    • Math Playground

      http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html

    • Middle School Portal

    • http://msteacher.org/math/explore/default.aspx


    Student Information Websites

    • CIA World Factbook–

    • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook

    • Infoshare – demographics by zip code:

    • http://www.infoshare.org


    Teacher support sites
    Teacher Support Sites

    http://bookwizard.scholastic.com/tbw/homePage.do?ESP=TBW/ib//acq/tbw_slimnav_Teachers///nav/txtl/(Find books that are like books you already have and level books).

    http://www.brainpop.com/ (Animated videos on a variety of subjects).

    http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/ (Collection of videos to support subject matter)

    http://eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/ (Collection of pdf graphic organizers to print and use in the classroom)

    http://www.schooltube.com (Video files created and shared by educators and students)

    www.edutopia.org

    http://www.middleweb.com/10TeachingSites.html


    Websites for students
    Websites for Students

    • Share and correct each others’ papers:

      http://docs.google.com/

    • Online painting software

      http://www.sumo.fi/web/?s=3#/home/

    • Create cartoons

      http://www.toondoo.com/

    • Create posters, movies, etc

      http://edu.glogster.com/


    What are your favorite sites
    What are your favorite sites?

    • What websites or resources do you know that would be helpful for other teachers to use?

    • www.quia.com

    • www.usgs.gov

    • www.noaa.gov


    Sources
    Sources

    • “Anthologies” image: http://news.clas.virginia.edu/english/images/AnthologyBooks0605.jpg

    • Michael Leung’s Powerpoint - Resources


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