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The Novel As Screenplay

Two of Walter Dean Myers' books are written as screenplays, or film scripts, and both are perfect for formal or informal readers’ theater,…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Feb 15, 2010

DISCUSSION: If you liked Twilight, you might read...

If your students liked Twilight, what else would you recommend? This is a question that was asked on an NCTE listserve I'm on.. The exchan…

Started by Ryan Goble

18 Feb 10, 2010
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10th grade books.

Hi,   Snow day today and tomorrow for me, so after shoveling the sidewalk I've been thinking about the books I read with my students.   I'm…

Started by Andrew Sherwood

0 Feb 10, 2010

COMIC: Twilight Graphic Novel!!

Frank Baker posted this in the Graphic Novels group - thought the AL crew would be interested!! Entertainment Weekly has scored a peek at…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Jan 21, 2010

VIDEO: Harry Potter Parody 'Dangerous Wands'

OK, you might teach Harry Potter, but mostly this teacher/teaching parody cracked me up. Enjoy...

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Dec 17, 2009

WEBSITE: Poetry Learning Lab

This is normally the domain of the Poets and Writers group - if you haven't joined that group do consider it. In the meantime, check out th…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Dec 14, 2009

RADIO: Lovley Bones Author Alice Sebold interviewed on Fresh Air from WHYY

To celebrate the release of the film adaptation of Lovely Bones NPR's Fresh Air rebroadcast in interview terry Gross did with Alice Sebold.…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Dec 12, 2009

GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES: The British Invasion of Classical Comics

This is normally something that stays in the Graphic Novel & Comics group but it so cool I wanted to cross post it in a few other place…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Dec 9, 2009

The Hunger Games

I am teaching this for the first time as a bookend to Fahrenheit 451. Anybody have some lesson plan and/or paper ideas to share? I have som…

Started by Robert Seng

4 Nov 20, 2009
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POLICY: An Open Letter about Common Core State Standards from NCTE President Kylene Beers

For those of you interested in keeping in the policy loop, you might know that the "The Common Core State Standards Initiative is a joint e…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Nov 17, 2009



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