Teacher Resources

 




Teacher Online Resource Links

Georgia Department of Education

US Department of Education

 

Lesson Plan Ideas (All Reading/LA)
http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/
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Various Lesson Plans (Elem./Middle)
http://www.eduplace.com/activity/
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Animate Your World
http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/gen/ayw/text_exclude.html
(Creative Writing Activities for Middle Grades)
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Lesson Plans (Varied/All Grade Levels)
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/browse/galls09.html
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Poe - An Author Unit (High)
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/poe/poetg.html
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Website for ALL Teachers
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/
 
Search for lessons or units
http://cnets.iste.org/search/s_search.html (All)
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Beyond Books (Examples)
http://www.beyondbooks.com/bboutlines/_lit71.htm
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Rubric Examples
http://intranet.cps.k12.il.us/Assessments/Ideas_and_Rubrics/Rubric_Bank/rubric_bank.html

 

Higher Order Thinking
http://www.ves.wpsb.org/focus/higherorderthinking.html

 

Anagrams
http://wordsmith.org/anagram/index.html
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Word Ladders
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_Ladder#Example
http://www.readersdigest.ca/fungames/ladder3.html
http://delphiforfun.org/programs/wordladder.htm

 

Research-Based Strategies
http://www.netc.org/focus/strategies/
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Adolescent Literacy in the Content Area
http://knowledgeloom.org/practices3.jsp?t=1&location=1&bpinterid=1196&spotlightid=1174&testflag=yes
Vocabulary University (many links and tabs to explore)
http://www.vocabulary.com/
http://www.vocabulary.com/classic.html
http://www.vocabulary.com/topsat2.html
http://www.vocabulary.com/myvocabulary.html

 

Algebra Lab
http://www.algebralab.org/lessons/lesson.aspx

 

Teaching Inference
http://www.fno.org/feb02/inference.html
http://www.algebralab.org/lessons/lesson.aspx?file=Reading_Inference.xml  (math example)
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Reading Resources (All)
http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/EssentialSkills.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/education/general.html
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Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Through Writing
http://academic.udayton.edu/Legaled/CTSkills/CTskills02.htm#ideas
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If you are not familiar with word ladders, please
refer to these sites.  Word ladders can
be incorporated as transition activities.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_Ladder#Example
http://www.readersdigest.ca/fungames/ladder3.html
http://delphiforfun.org/programs/wordladder.htm

 

Lesson Banks (All Subjects; Various Levels)
http://www.floridatechnet.org/GED/LessonPlans/Lessons.htm
http://www.mysterynet.com/learn/lessonplans/
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/archive.html
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Reading Resources (some printable materials - various)
http://www.geocities.com/smilecdg/comprehe.html
http://www.readinglady.com/Comprehension/Strategy_Posters/strategy_posters.html
http://www.fayette.k12.in.us/eastview/comprehension.htm
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Six Essential Reading Strategies
http://wilearns.state.wi.us/apps/default.asp?cid=24
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Extending Comprehension
http://ayr.ednet.ns.ca/vis_strategies.shtml

 

Strategy for Previewing Nonfiction Text (upper elem., middle, high)
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=112
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Strategies to Teach Text Comprehension (ALL)
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/3479
 
Story Elements (Elem./Middle)
http://www.smasd.org/pssa/html/reading/narrativ.htm
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Seeing the World in Print Through Nonfiction (High)
http://dese.mo.gov/divimprove/curriculum/ModelCurriculum/seeingworldinprint/index.html
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Think Aloud Strategy (All)
http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Reading/Reading%20Strategies/thinkaloud.htm
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Reading Resource
http://www.umass.edu/wmwp/ReadingInitiative/Reading%20Strategies%20Page.htm
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5 Keys to Reading Nonfiction
http://www.highbeam.com/library/docFree.asp?DOCID=1G1:112088678

 

Math Resources
http://illuminations.nctm.org/Weblinks.aspx
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Struggling Readers
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/4528
http://www.texasreading.org/utcrla/materials/secondary_ela_resource.asp (High School)
http://www.gaillovely.com/struggling%20readers%20resources.htm (Various)
http://www.balancedreading.com/olderreaders.html (middle/high)
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Engaging Struggling Readers
http://www.edutopia.org/community/spiralnotebook/?p=32

 

Webquests
http://sesd.sk.ca/teacherresource/webquest/webquest.htm (All)
http://sesd.sk.ca/teacherresource/webquest/la.htm (Rdg/LA)
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic4.htm
http://www.sentex.net/~brenwood/Links/webquests_K6.html (elem)
http://bestwebquests.com/ (All)

 

Developing Questioning Skillls
DR. JILL SLACK
http://www.sedl.org/pubs/sedl-letter/v14n03/6.html
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http://www.aged.vt.edu/methods/que-skil.htm
http://www.utexas.edu/academic/cte/sourcebook/questioning.html
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/researchskills/questions.htm
http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001611.shtml
http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/keystage3/respub/design/training9/
http://www.lse.ac.uk/resources/graduateTeachingAssistantsHandbook/section3/skillsOfTheClassTeacher.htm
http://www.uwsp.edu/Education/lwilson/learning/quest2.htm
http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/3/cu5.html
http://pareonline.net/getvn.asp?v=6&n=6
 

Also remember we are still connected to

http://www.learningshortcuts.com

ID:  tmehhs

Password:  devils

 
GPS Resources
 
http://apskids.org/standards/ela/default.htm (ELA)
 
http://apskids.org/standards/math/default.htm (Math)
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http://www.ct4me.net/Standards.htm
 
http://www.ct4me.net/reading.htm#Instructional
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Units
 
http://www.units4teachers.com/archives.php (Various)
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Teaching
Writing in Middle and High Schools
 
http://www.nwrel.org/request/2004dec/principles.html
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Reading
Comprehension
 
http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/compre.htm
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Book - Mosaic
of Thought (Support materials)
 
http://www.geocities.com/smilecdg/comprehe.html
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Monitoring
Comprehension
 
 
http://www.ed.gov/teachers/how/tools/initiative/summerworkshop/lewis/edlite-slide001.html
 
Reading Units (Elem./Middle)
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/units/units_with_books.htm
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/lesson-plans/reading/activities/units.htm 
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Thematic Units (Elem./Middle)
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/index.htm
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Teacher Resources (Variety of Sites)
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/links/teacherresources.htm
 
http://www.mce.k12tn.net/links/literaturewebsites.htm
Reading Strategies (Middle)
http://www.thecenter.spps.org/Reading_Units.html
 
Curriculum Mapping Resources
http://gradcenter.marlboro.edu/~kwiemer/pedagog2/cmapping/currmapping.htm  
http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Curriculum%20Mapping/Index.htm
http://esd.iu5.org/mapping/mapping.htm
http://www.d155.org/Curriculum%20Mapping/Homepg.html.p
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Units and Lessons (ALL)
http://cnets.iste.org/search/s_search.html
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Setting a Purpose - Informational Text (Elem.)
http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=13688
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Setting the Purpose for Reading (ALL)
http://ohiorc.org/adlit/strategy/strategies_each.aspx?id=000001
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Strategies That Work - Technology Integration 
http://www.mayer.cps.k12.il.us/Strategies_that_Work/STW.htm
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Comprehension Strategies (Articles for study groups)  ALL
http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/Schrader/readingcomprehension.html
http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/resources/languagearts/readingwriting/readdemo.html
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Reading for Meaning (6 Strategies)
http://www.fayette.k12.in.us/eastview/strategies.htm
http://wilearns.state.wi.us/apps/default.asp?cid=24
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Reading Comprehension Activities (Middle/High)
http://tengrrl.com/tens/016.shtml
 
Algebra I Tutorial  (Share with Math teachers)
http://homework-help.aol.com/aolalgebrareview
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Best Practices in Teaching Reading
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/ReadStrats.html
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/ReadStrats_20Best.html
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/reading/practices/practices.html
http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/Sarasota/strattactics.htm
http://teacher.scholastic.com/reading/bestpractices/index.htm
http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/literacy/about/reading.html
http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/literacy
Reading in the Content Areas (All)
http://www.litandlearn.lpb.org/
http://www.literacymatters.org/content/readandwrite/reading.htm
http://www.middleweb.com/ReadWrkshp/JK34.html (Middle)
http://www.sarasota.k12.fl.us/sarasota/interdiscrdg.htm (Strategies)
http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001533.shtml
http://www.scoe.org/content.php?PageId=306
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Middle and High School Teachers
Do you know about the Reading Next report?
http://www.all4ed.org/publications/ReadingNext/
Adolescents and Literacy
http://www.scoe.org/content.php?PageId=169
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Vocabulary/Comprehension
http://www.scoe.org/content.php?PageId=169
/about/writing.html 
(Writing)
 
http://pec.jun.alaska.edu/Consortia/Lit/reading.html
Educational Hotlinks for Middle School Teachers  (ALL Subjects)
http://131.125.2.61/~njcms/educationalhotlinks/index.php
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High School Math Teachers
https://ruready.utah.edu/RUReady/front/About.jsp
(Help students prepare for college math)
Reading Site - Daily Lit (by email) 
http://www.dailylit.com/index.php?title=Poems&bookid=160 
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Literature Resources (High)
http://teacherweb.com/GA/HeartofGARESAETTC/RaeSpradley/ap2.stm
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Check out this English/Grammar Site (ALL)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
Teaching Students to Infer
http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/resources/languagearts/readingwriting/readinfer.html
http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001679.shtml
Grammar Resources
http://www.nclrc.org/essentials/grammar/stratgram.htm
http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/curriculum/writing/elem_writing/Bib/Grammar.htm
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/language_arts/grammar/ 
(Lesson Plans - Varied)
http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/subidx.cfm (Middle/High)
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The Elements of  Style - William Strunk
Middle/High)
http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html
Vocabulary Instruction Resources
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/vocab.html
http://www.literacymatters.org/content/readandwrite/vocab.htm 
http://www.texasreading.org/utcrla/materials/secondary_vocabulary_se.asp
http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/compre.htm
http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/digests/d126.html (article) 
http://www.vtaide.com/png/ERIC/Vocab-Comprehension.htm
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=946  (elem.)
http://www.prel.org/products/re_/ES0419.htm (article - ALL)
http://wilearns.state.wi.us/apps/Default.asp?cid=790 (elem.,  middle)
http://www.nbsd.k12.pa.us/HTML/reading/rihand15.htm
http://www2.learningpt.org/catalog/item.asp?SessionID=354004508&productID=207
  (K-5; view online)
http://www.ldonline.org/spearswerling/8089
Are you in the know about Video Podcasts?
Are you in the know about Audio Podcasts? 
Are you in the know about  Videostreaming?
Have you explored  how an IPOD (or other similar type of device)
could be used instructionally?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/18/AR2005101801670.html
http://www.apple.com/education/solutions/ipod/
http://www.readingrockets.org/podcasts/#about
http://www.vtaide.com/png/ERIC/Vocab-Comprehension.htm
Math Refresher (HIGH)
http://www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Smath.htm
 
Motivation  (Article)
http://www.middleweb.com/StdntMotv.html
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New Teachers  (Page of Websites)
http://www.middleweb.com/1stDResources.html
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Competition -  Math, Science, Technology
Grades  6-9
http://www.ecybermission.com/ 
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Integrating Technology Resources
http://4teachers.org/ 
Grandparent/Elder Project Lesson  Plan (High)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/lessons/98/grand/overview.html
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Charlotte's Web Art  Contest (Ages 5 - 15)
Deadline  November 10, 2006
http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/charlottesweb_contest.mspx
http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/charlottesweb_contest_rules.mspx
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Math Site  (Middle/High Essay Contest)
https://www.mathmovesu.com/index_cash4college.html
Resources (Varied)
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/index.html


Math Website (K-8; Some Basic  High)
http://coe.jmu.edu/mathvidsr/intro.htm
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Secondary Math  Interactives
http://seeingmath.concord.org/sms_interactives.html
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Math Website (High School)
Read guidelines carefully.
http://mdtp.ucsd.edu/OnLineTests.shtml
Graphing Quadratics (High)
http://www.hostsrv.com/webmab/app1/MSP/quickmath/02/
pageGenerate?site=mathcom&s1=equations&s2=quadratics&s3=basic


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High School SAT Prep Site
http://www.takesat.com/ 
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Math  Site (All Levels)
http://www.brunnermath.com/
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Home Building Process (Middle/High)
http://www.homesofourown.org/
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Math Websites (ALL)

http://www.ct4me.net/math_resources.htm

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Math Competition (Middle/High)

http://www.usamts.org/  (Deadline Nov. 20)

 

Assisting Readers (Middle/High)

http://www.ct4me.net/reading.htm#Reading

 
Reminder
https://www.georgiaoas.org/servlet/a2l
Username and password - same
Put in your grade - no space
Grade1     Grade2     Grade3     Grade4     Grade5     Grade6        Grade7     Grade8
Gradehs    (for high    school)
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Resources for Units (Rdg./ELA)


http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/index.htm
http://www.col-ed.org/cur/lang.html#lang1
 
Math (Help - Various Levels)
http://www.webmath.com/ 
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
http://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/index.shtml
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Math in Daily Life
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/
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High School Teachers    (literature)
http://www.americanliterature.com/ARCHIVES/ARCHIVES.HTML
Chapter A Day Series
(Must be previewed extensively before using with  students!!!)
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Resources (Reading/Open Court)


http://www.opencourtr
 
Website (Variety of  Topics for Everyone)
http://www.education-world.com/
esources.com/
 
 
Social Studies Resources
http://www.c-spanclassroom.org/AboutUs.aspx
 
 
Teaching to Academic    Standards
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/demonstration.html#classrooms


(video clips included)
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Writing  Resources (Elem./Middle)
http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us/CentralServices/professionaldevelopment/wglessonplans.htm


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GPS Resources (ALL)

http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us/standards/

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Curriculum Resources (ALL)

http://www.ware.k12.ga.us/Curriculum/resources/index.html

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Language Arts Presentations  (ALL)
http://jc-schools.net/PPTs-la.html
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Academic Vocabulary  Games (ALL)
http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/vocab/
 
 
Please check out the    Georgia Read More Program!!!
http://www.glc.k12.ga.us/pandp/media/gareadsmore.htm
 
Teaching to Academic Standards


http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/index.html
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/demonstration.html


http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/exploration.html


http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/standards/implementation.html


http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/inquiry/index.html
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Sequenced Benchmarks    K-12 Language Arts
(Sequence of 4 or 5  other states)
http://www.mcrel.org/PDF/Standards/5021TG_ELA_Sequenced_Bms.pdf
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Vocabulary  (Elementary/Middle)
http://www.tampareads.com/vocabulary/FCAT/bothFCAT.htm
After clicking on the lists, note the  activities at the bottom.
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Kindergarten - 8th Grade - All Subjects  
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm
(Since this is another state, you will have    to find possible matches
for your grade    specific curriculum.)
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Note the High School Resources (Another  State)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/assistance.htm
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/gateway.htm
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On-line Practice Modules -  TECHNOLOGY
PLEASE SHARE THIS  SITE WITH OTHERS!!!
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/on-line.htm
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Daily Dose of the Web 
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/daily_dose.htm
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Links for K-12 Teachers
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/k12links.htm
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Math Website
http://www.thatquiz.com/
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Science Vocabulary Games
http://education.jlab.org/vocabhangman/
 
 
Word Walls in the  Secondary Classrooms
http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/wordwalls.pdf 
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Standards-Based Assessment: A Model
http://www.curriculum.org/tcf/teachers/projects/assessment.pdf
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Graphic Organizers  
(Very Important for the Visual  Learners)
http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/index.html
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Essay Structure 
http://www.gc.maricopa.edu/English/essay/index.html
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Journaling
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/tjournal.htm
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Reading Resource (Elem./Upper  Elementary/Middle)
http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/palmasola/ps3gle.htm


(Click on the red bullets.)
http://elementarypgms.brevard.k12.fl.us/Grade1Daily.pdf
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Note the online  reading passages
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/resources/release/
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Checkpoints for  Progress (Related to Literacy)
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/CheckTeachers/index.html
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Reading Assessments  (Informal)
http://www.test4free.com/
http://members.tripod.com/~gleigh/readtst.htm
http://yippee.i4free.co.nz/html/win/education/title7000.htm
Lesson Plans (Middle/High - Varied)
http://www.chevron.com/products/about/programs/edawards/
http://www2.dpi.state.wi.us/sig/practices/high_2.asp
Social Studies (All Levels)
http://www.learner.org/resources/series166.html
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Authors Online
http://www.teachingbooks.net/ (free trial followed by a membership 
fee
Best Practices
http://www.cdl.org/resource-library/articles/compare_best.php
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Refrigerator  Curriculum
http://www.makingstandardswork.com/Clients/BestPracticesArchive/BPLawson.htm 
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Algebra Rap Article
http://www.makingstandardswork.com/Clients/BestPracticesArchive/BPKingsCanyon.htm 
(other articles on best practices  at bottom of above website)
Language Arts
(Resources for  Lesson Plans)

http://www.col-ed.org/cur/lang.html (ALL)

http://www.teach-nology.com/themes/lang_arts/

http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Language_Arts

http://www.stf.sk.ca/teaching_res/library/teach_mat_centre/teach_mat_units/eng_lang_arts.htm
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Reading  Resources
http://www.suu.edu/faculty/lundd/ReadingSite/readingresources/ 
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(Varied Grades and Topics)
http://www.englishcompanion.com/room82/weeklyreader.html
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(Academic Vocabulary List - includes prefixes, suffixes)
http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/acvocabulary2.pdf
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Teacher Resources (General)
http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/Test%20Generator.pdf 
http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/academicnotes.pdf
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Poetry 180 (High  School)
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html
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E- Field Trips
http://www.efieldtrips.org/
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Word of the Day & Other Resources (High)
http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/mwwod.pl
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Biography Search  (High)
http://www.biography.com/
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Flashback website (Reminder)
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html (Math - All  Levels)
http://www.arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_d.shtml (Pattern Blocks)
http://www.arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_j.shtml (Pattern blocks)
 

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Resources for Teachers -  Independent Learning
(May or may  not be applicable/appropriate)
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/implement/
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/adjust/
http://teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/childlit/
http://teachersnetwork.org/NTNY/nychelp/Literacy/
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Lesson Plans (All - Varied)
http://teachersnetwork.org/lessonplans/
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Math & Science (Varied  Levels)
http://www.getsmarter.org/index.cfm
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Info on Gold Seal  Lessons on Edgate Site
(for those  systems that are EDGATE members)
http://www.daggett.com/performance_tasks.html
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Articles on  Adolescent Literacy
http://www.ncte.org/about/over/positions/category/read/118622.htm
http://www.ncte.org/about/press/116625.htm
http://www.ncte.org/about/press/116625.htm
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Reading Resources
http://www.joewitt.org/
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Teaching Non-fiction Reading and Writing
http://www.teachersnetwork.org/ntol/howto/childlit/nonfiction.htm
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Are you in  the know about Think Alouds???
Think Alouds - Article http://www.ncte.org/library/files/Free/Journals/vm/VM0084Getting.pdf 
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MATH  MANIPULATIVES
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html
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Few Free Math Videos
http://www.brainpop.com/math/seeall/
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Online Math  Activitieshttp://www.k111.k12.il.us/KING/math.htm
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Secondary Math  Interactives
http://seeingmath.concord.org/sms_interactives.html
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Math Website (High School)
Read guidelines carefully.
http://mdtp.ucsd.edu/OnLineTests.shtml
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Graphing Quadratics (High)
http://www.hostsrv.com/webmab/app1/MSP/quickmath/02/
pageGenerate?site=mathcom&s1=equations&s2=quadratics&s3=basic
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High School SAT Prep Site
http://www.takesat.com/ 
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Math  Site (All Levels)
http://www.brunnermath.com/
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Home Building Process (Middle/High)
http://www.homesofourown.org/
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Math Websites (ALL)

http://www.ct4me.net/math_resources.htm