Category Archives: Unit 4

Final Reflection

As this semester comes to a close I can honestly say that this class has been one of the most enlightening and useful classes I have taken thus far on my journey to be a Special Educator. Each class we … Continue reading

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Lesson Summary – Family History

Lesson Name:  Family History Source:  The Academy Curriculum Exchange –  This is an area where teachers can find a variety of lesson plans including the original group of 700 lesson plans which came from the Columbia Education Center’s Summer Workshops. … Continue reading

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Summary and Questions – “I” poems: Invitations for students to deepen literary understanding

In this article Kucan discusses the use of “I” poems as a way for students to write in the first person as a person, place or object that is speaking directly to readers.  In writing these poems, the student takes … Continue reading

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Summary and Questions – The multigenre paper: Increasing interest, motivation, and functionality in research

This article explored the topic of high school research papers, more specifically the approach of a mutigenre paper as an alternative to the much criticized typical research paper.  After briefly covering some of the most common complaints about typical papers … Continue reading

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Reaction – A Professional Development Initiative for Developing Approaches to Vocabulary Instruction With Secondary Mathematics, Art, Science, and English Teachers

I really enjoyed reading this article and visiting the participating teacher’s web sites.  Having a clear understanding of vocabulary is essential for success.  It means we are better able to understand written and oral language in all forms.  This applies … Continue reading

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