Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!--use with novel and myth characters!
Teach EVERY reading literature and reading informational text common core with film clips! Use videos to teach inferencing! Use pixar shorts to teach main idea, plot characterization! Use spoken word and speeches to teach theme.
Adapt as a Summer Reading Game -- each genre is a "monopoly" -- ie: Purple Spaces = Graphic Novel; Kids have to get at least one monopoly (they write in title/author under the genre space) to turn in sheet. Prizes awarded based on
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