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Another graphic organizer …


These are just easy response guides for memoir excerpts. I figured this would be preferable, easier to grade, and more fun than a set of 5-10 questions. These were made using Plasq’s Comic Life.

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A graphic graphic organizer


I’m sure I can do better, but feel free to steal/adapt … Additionally, what do people think?

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Characterization: says, thinks, does …


I utilized this EASY to implement, quick, and simple formative assessment while reading Sharon Draper’s Forged by Fire with a group of often-reluctant 9th graders recently. I adapted the idea from Thompson’s Adventures in Graphica, which has proven to offer … Continue reading

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