Core Literacy Strategies at MBHS

Understanding the Core Literacy Strategies Concept Sort
Interactive Template (Pages) Closed Concept Sort - Core Strategies, Mt. Blue.pages
Integrating the Core Literacy Strategies Across the Content Areas LiteracyStrategyIntegration.isf

The Core

Concept Sort
Interactive Template (Pages) Closed Concept Sort Template.pages

Cornell Note-Taking System

Double/Triple Entry Journals/Notetaking

Frayer Squares
Frayer Square Template "Definition" (Word) Frayer template Definition.doc
Frayer Square Template "Qualities" (Word) Frayer template Qualities.doc

GIST Template from Darlene Bassett (Word - .docX) GIST.docx
GIST Template from IRA/NCTE (Word) GIST template IRA-NCTE.doc
Reading to Use for GIST Practice,8599,1940395,00.html
Hattie DeRaps' Use of GIST with Students

Interactive Word Wall
Hattie DeRaps' Word Wall Work

KWL (Know-Want-Learn)
KWL Template from IRA/NCTE (Word) KWL Template IRA-NCTE.doc
Further Information about KWL at SEDL Here

QAR (Question-Answer Relationships -- Explicit, Implicit, Scriptual)
Right There, Author and Me, On My Own, Think and Search

RAFT (Role-Audience-Format-Topic)
RAFT Template from Darlene Bassett (Word - .docX) RAFT.docx
Strong Verbs to Consider When Building a RAFT (Word - .docX) Strong Verbs to Consider when Formulating a RAFT.docx

One Way to Conduct a Think-Pair-Share Strategy

One Way to Conduct a Think-a-Loud Strategy

Text Connections
Text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world.

More Ways to Think about Thinking, Understanding, and Problem Solving

* All About Adolescent Literacy Here

Site Feed:

    * BPI and WMEC Literacy Initiative Home Page Here

    Blog Feed: Literacy Strategies in Real Classrooms (Featuring Members of the Mt. Blue High School Faculty& Staff)

    Literacy Strategies in Real Classrooms

    * Building Reading Proficiency at the Secondary Level: SEDL (Texas-based Action-Research Organization) Here

    * Literacy Strategies in Action Here

    Blog Feed:Literacy Strategies in Action (Maintained by Our Own Hattie DeRaps)

    * ReadWriteThink: IRA and NCTE Collaborative with a Tremendous Amount of Resources Here

    Literacy Leadership Team


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    Daniel H. Pink's Site Here
    Overview of the Book Here

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    Book Reviews Here

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    LTLYM Synopses & Reviews
    LTLYM Website

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    Gladwell's Website Here

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    Chris MacDougall's Website Here
    Interview with MacDougall Here


    Books for the future?=

    Cris Tovani's Website Here
    Book Review Here

    Book Reviews Here
    Overview of the Book Here
    Interview with Po Bronson Here
    New York Times Article Here

    Overview of the Book Here

    Cris Tovani's Website Here
    Book Review Here

    Sharon Faber's Site Here
    Preview Pages of the Above Title Here

    Working with Analogies

    Interesting Article on Analogies in Health Education Here

    Interesting Slideshow (suggest watching in Google Docs) Here

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