ISBN-10:
1412924510
ISBN-13:
9781412924511
Pub. Date:
04/18/2007
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Literacy Projects for Student-Centered Classrooms: Tips and Lessons to Engage Students / Edition 1

Literacy Projects for Student-Centered Classrooms: Tips and Lessons to Engage Students / Edition 1

by Karrell Hickman

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ISBN-13: 9781412924511
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/18/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Karrell Hickman currently teaches at Feather River Academy in Yuba City, California. She has a master's degree in English and has been a National Board Certified Teacher since 1995.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
About the Author
Introduction
1. Working Toward a Student Centered Classroom
Developing Student-Led Class Discussions
From Criteria to Rubrics: Student-Led Assessment Tool
Other Assessment Tools
Tutors, Teachers, and Collaborators
Time Management
2. How to Create a Project
Where to Find Project Ideas
The Design
Organizing
3. Standards and High-Stakes Testing
Standards and Projects
Standards for the English Language Arts Sponsored by NCTE and IRA
High-Stakes Testing
4. Adopt-a-Poet
Teacher Instructions
Student Instructions
5. Project Monster
Teacher Instructions
Research Assignments
Portfolio
Presentations
Student Instructions
Research Assignments
Portfolio
Presentation
6. “I Was Friends With . . . .”
Teacher Instructions
Research Assignments
Portfolio
Presentation
Student Instructions
Research Assignments
Portfolio
7. Tracing the Protest Movement in America Through Song: A Scavenger Hunt
Teacher Instructions
The Scavenger Hunt
Portfolio
Timeline Graphic
Presentation
Student Instructions
Portfolio
Timeline Graphic
Presentation
Appendix
Project Design
Adopt-a-Poet
Project Monster
“I Was Friends With . . . .”
Tracing the Protest Movement in America Through Song: A Scavenger Hunt
Resources
Case Studies
References
Index

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