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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Laura Billings
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English / Language Arts
6, 7, 8
Middle (6-8)

This language arts module addresses the effects of language structures in non-fiction and poetry. This module involves critical analysis of genre structure, grammar, and literary devices.

Savage Harvest

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
0
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English / Language Arts
6
Middle (6-8)

In this module, students will focus their reading and research on contemporary international child labor practices that benefit the American consumer. They will prepare an article for publication in a children’s magazine that defines child labor and focuses on the facts about this continuing...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Sharon K. Thurman
Angie Howard
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Science
3, 4
Elementary (K-5)

While learning about the basic needs, adaptations, and ecosystems of animals, students will determine whether zoos are beneficial or harmful. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
0
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English / Language Arts
7, 8
Middle (6-8)

In this module middle school students analyze Daniel Keyes' short story, "Flowers for Algernon".

This module acts as a springboard into literary analysis by having students study how an author reveals a character's persona over the course of the text. Further, it provides an opportunity...

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Ashley Gore
0
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English / Language Arts
11
High (9-12)

The Puritans centered their way of life and laws on the Bible. From that, Hester should be judged based on the Bibical passage of Proverbs 31.

Looking at the evidence, is Hester Prynne a virtuous woman or not? 

Retelling Corduroy

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Merry Pannia
Cathy Feldman
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
English / Language Arts
K
Elementary (K-5)

In this module, students will learn how to retell key events of a story in chronological order. This module could be implemented in the middle of the fall semester following instruction on identifying characters, setting, and events in a story.

This module targets and explicitly teaches...