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2011 January Classroom Notes Plus, v28.3

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2011 January Classroom Notes Plus, v28.3

Level(s): Secondary, Middle

ISBN/ISSN: 1526-5641

Stock No.: 98651

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Classroom Notes Plus
Volume 28, Number 3, January 2011

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Included in this issue are lessons focusing on media literacy principles, on understanding complex poetry, on the value of good writing in the real world, and on study of the Beat writers of the 1950s.
 
The Beats Go On: Teaching the Literature of the Fifties Counterculture
Jeff House
Abstract: This project uses reading, viewing, discussion, and writing to help students understand the motives, writing styles, and cultural context of the Beat writers of the 1950s.
   
Holiday Cards and Custom Messages: An Introduction to Media Literacy Skills
Susan Spangler
Abstract: By examining elements of holidays, inventing their own, and creating cards for their holidays, students focus on messages and learn that good communication is purposely constructed.

Hyper Poetry: Using the Internet to Connect Research and Text
Mary A. Donnelly
Abstract: Through reading a poem closely, researching multimedia connections, and adding hyperlinks and comments, students develop a more complete understanding of a challenging poem.

“You’re Hired!”: A Role-Playing and Real-World Writing Project
Amy Estersohn
Abstract: Evaluating and discussing cover letters from the vantage point of a hiring committee, and then writing their own, students discover firsthand the real-world value of good writing and organization.

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