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By Katherine Wiesolek Kuta

All of the sixty reproducible classroom-ready actions has normal directions that describe the needs for the venture, how you can use it, review issues, and adaptations that raise scholar participation and motivation, and a number of review actions. Designed round the new IRA/NCTE criteria, (reading, writing, representing, viewing, conversing, and listening) those stimulating actions appropriate to a number of novels create possibilities for college kids to increase their abilities as readers, writers, and audio system. 3 sections middle on interpreting and writing task initiatives (e.g., essays, information tales, letters), visible show tasks (e.g., charts, posters, bookmarks), and talking and listening actions.

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Students may or may not be allowed to use dictionaries or thesauruses, depending on the vocabulary of class members. Sometimes students need to learn to consider word choices in order to convey the most precise meaning of their thoughts. You can use a passage from a novel as a model for students to understand how to proceed on their own. You can also have students work in pairs or groups to discuss word choices. Evaluation This activity can be assessed as a class activity or as a homework assignment.

The symbol should be large enough to contain several sentences in one form or another. By having the students write inside this small space, it limits the amount of writing they can do and forces them to carefully choose their words for specific meaning. You may want the students to share their projects with other students. Evaluation This book project can be evaluated as any written assignment would be assessed. Besides the accuracy of the information, consider whether the students met the requirements of the assignment by completing the written information on the activity sheet.

1997 Katherine Wiesoiek Kuta. Teacher Ideas Press. 1-800-237-6124. Activity 16: Writing a New Ending / 33 ACTIVITY 16 WRITING A NEW ENDING Purpose of the Activity This post-reading/writing project has two purposes. First, because the students must finish reading before they are able to complete this activity and rewrite the ending, this activity involves inference skills and application skills. Students must understand the characters and the plot in order to replace the author's ending. The plot sequence must make sense and be logical according to the preceding action.

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