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The Creature From Room M302
This project was used as a culminating literacy assignment after reading a unit of nonfiction articles on strange but true creatures which included cockroaches and giant squids.  The students were seventh and eighth grade regular and special education students who were struggling and reluctant readers and writers in an academic intervention remedial literacy class.  Essential questions were developed as a class, then answered by each student as a form of prewriting.  Students enjoyed the opportunity to be creative and even a little outrageous.  Technology was also used in the writing process to aid usage of mechanics and physical task of writing, revising, and publishing.
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End of Novel Projects Holes
Holes was read with a seventh grade class primarily in guided reading format.  The following projects were given as choices.  Many different learning styles and intelligences are accounted for in the choices given.
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Epidemic Project
This project was used as a culminating literacy assignment after reading a unit of nonfiction articles on viruses which included the common cold and development of vaccines.  The students were seventh and eighth grade regular and special education students who were struggling and reluctant readers and writers in an academic intervention remedial literacy class.  Essential questions were developed as a class, then answered by each student as a form of prewriting.  Students enjoyed the opportunity to research an interesting topic.  Technology was used to complete research and in the writing process to aid usage of mechanics and physical task of writing, revising, and publishing.
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End of Novel Projects Little House
Little House on the Prairie was read with a fourth grade class through guided and indpendent reading.  The unit included much background information regarding living on the frontier.  Below are the project choices given which account for several different learning styles and intelligences.  Students also enjoyed an opportunity to work with parents to complete their projects.
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