Comic Book Assignment Package: Street Fighter Origins – Akuma

These Comic Book Assignment Packages contain ASSIGNMENTS and HANDOUTS for each of the TEN KEY LITERACY SKILLS. They are arranged to be delivered to students in order to create and build upon strong foundational knowledge. Buy the Related Book Street Fighter Origins: Akuma by Chris Sarracini and Joe Ng Understanding the Lessons Each lesson is … Continue reading Comic Book Assignment Package: Street Fighter Origins – Akuma

Comic Book Assignment Packages: Manga Classics Romeo and Juliet

These Comic Book Assignment Packages contain ASSIGNMENTS and HANDOUTS for each of the TEN KEY LITERACY SKILLS. They are arranged to be delivered to students in order to create and build upon strong foundational knowledge. Buy the Related Book Manga Classics: Romeo and Juliet Understanding the Lessons Each lesson is arranged using Universal Design for … Continue reading Comic Book Assignment Packages: Manga Classics Romeo and Juliet

Literacy Skills: Short Stories

LITERACY SKILLS are the key, transferable skills required to process, and understand the multitude of TEXTS we encounter every day.  From VISUAL to AUDITORY, from video games to novels, we rely on our skills to make meaning and ascertain messages. Like all skills, they must be developed, honed, and practiced.  One of the best ways to INTRODUCE or REINFORCE these skills with your students in … Continue reading Literacy Skills: Short Stories

Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Synthesizing]

Having read your TEXT, you will create a MIND MAP exploring different connections between the story and the world around you.  Next, they will research THREE of the connections before choosing one PROJECT-BASED FORMAT.  Finally, you will use that format to create a SYNTHESIS of both the STORY and your RESEARCH in order to fully … Continue reading Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Synthesizing]

Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Comparing]

Having made INTERTEXTUAL CONNECTION between this story and other texts, you are fully prepared to make INTRATEXTUAL connections by COMPARING things within the text itself. Charles: A Focus on Literacy Skills Charles is a short story written by Shirley Jackson in 1948.  A full copy of the text can be READ HERE.  This SERIES will focus on all TEN KEY LITERACY SKILLS.  … Continue reading Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Comparing]

Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Connecting]

Making CONNECTIONS to a text allows the reader to develop a stronger understanding of the events, characters, and actions by considering how they relate to familiar, personal, or societal experiences. Charles: A Focus on Literacy Skills Charles is a short story written by Shirley Jackson in 1948.  A full copy of the text can be READ HERE.  This SERIES will focus … Continue reading Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Connecting]

Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Questioning]

Questions lead us to consider the DEEPER MEANING of a text.  Both ANSWERING and ASKING questions we enhance our understanding while developing new perspectives from which to interact with a selected text.   Charles: A Focus on Literacy Skills Charles is a short story written by Shirley Jackson in 1948.  A full copy of the text can be READ HERE.  … Continue reading Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Questioning]

Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Inferring]

When you are not LITERALLY told something you are required to make an EDUCATED GUESS about what is happening.  This literacy skill is called INFERRING.  By using your own PRIOR KNOWLEDGE as well as information from the TEXT you can support your conclusion.   Charles: A Focus on Literacy Skills Charles is a short story written by Shirley Jackson in 1948.  A full copy of the text … Continue reading Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Inferring]