- — Brynn Allison (@literarymaven)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:06:00
- — SpanglerMiddle (@SpanglerMiddle)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:06:55A1: Like the theme of equality from The Giver - that's I found a great W.H. Auden poem: "The Unknown Citizen" #2ndaryELA
- — Kristy (@2peasandadog)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:07:00A1: Also I read lots of blogs which provide great ideas. Great blog post http://www.theliterarymaven.com/2016/07/short-stories-secondary-students.html … #2ndaryELA
- — Hillary Carpenter (@hcarp_cms)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:07:14A1 - a lot of trial and error! I like to make sure that my SS can make connections to their own lives w/ our lit which makes #2ndaryela
- — Hillary Carpenter (@hcarp_cms)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:07:44(cont.) searching for relevant, engaging materials difficult sometimes. I rely on what other T's have used for their SS a lot #2ndaryela
- — Hillary Carpenter (@hcarp_cms)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:08:10A1 - I did, however, pull from our literature book that had "Flowers for Algernon" in it and the SS loved that! #2ndaryela
- — Tosh (@ToshMcGaughy)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:08:15#2ndaryELA A1cont: All my best friends are librarians. I go to YA Book festivals and panels with them. Meet authors. Find great texts.
- — Writing With Design (@WritingwDesign)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:08:39
- — Hillary Carpenter (@hcarp_cms)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:08:51A1 - I did, however, look up popular YA novels to create my Pokemon Go themed board at the beginning of the year #2ndaryela
- — Dr. Sylvia Spruill (@spruillschool)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:10:34A1: I use the ALA booklists, Twitter suggestions, in GA we have the PeachTeen list each year books chosen by teens! #2ndaryELA
- — Brynn Allison (@literarymaven)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:10:00Q2: Where/how do you find nonfiction texts related to current issues or on topics of interest to your students? #2ndaryELA
- — Kristy (@2peasandadog)Wed, Oct 12 2016 00:11:00A2: Lots of great online sources for non-fiction current events. Check out this list http://www.2peasandadog.com/2016/07/6-ideas-for-teaching-current-events.html … #2ndaryELA
Diversify Your ELA Curriculum: Non-Traditional Texts to Engage Middle & High School Students
Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed sources for contemporary fiction and current nonfiction. Teachers also shared their experiences with verse novels, graphic novels and "reading" other media: videos, images, and infographics.
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