Opening Doors to Reading: Building School-To-Work Skills

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Abolitionists, 153
Across Five Aprils, 149
American Heritage Civil War CD-ROM, 150
Analysis. See also Problem solving unit; Research projects
content proficiencies, 79–80
enigma research unit, 91–97
journal prompts unit, 91
parent-student analysis, 82
research question unit, 86–87, 89
teaching of, 80
[Annabel Lee,] 126
Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow Research Project, 2–3, 6
Apple Computer, 48
Assessments using STARR, 271–73, 274, 276–78
Autobiographies. See Hero unit
Behind Rebel Lines, 149
[Being Treated Nicely] assignments, 53
Bell, Joseph, 124
Best Practice: New Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools, 4, 6
Bibliographies, 174, 258–59
Biographies. See Hero unit
Bloom, Benjamin, 5, 87
Bloom's Taxonomy, 5, 87, 151, 168–69
Boscombe Valley Mystery, The, 124
Brooks, J. G., 5
Brooks, M. G., 5
Christie, Agatha, 124–25
Civil War unit
assessment, 146
assignments described, 148–53
dance activities, 152–53
enrichment strategies, 147
environmental considerations, 148
famous people of, 153
food activities, 152
instructional strategies, 146–47
language arts proficiencies, 145
learning objectives, 146, 148
mapping activities, 150, 153
plantation life activities, 153
remediation strategies, 147
social studies proficiencies, 145
songs, 152
speeches, 152
teaching of, 147, 149
weapons of, 153
Claris Works software, 8, 53, 54, 179, 255
Classroom management, STARR nine-week plan, 269–71
Computer labs. See Friday Assignment unit
Conduct of Life, The., 11
Constructivist learning theories, 3, 5–6
Critical thinking techniques, 7
Dannay, Frederic (pseud. Ellery Queen, Barnaby Ross), 125, 126
Department of Education, U.S., NETS student standards and, 48–49
Dinkel, Heather, 252
District Technology Fairs, 274
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, 124, 130
Dragons unit
assessments, 101–2, 112–14
assignment descriptions, 104
disclaimer, 104
enrichment strategies, 102–3
environmental considerations, 104
instructional strategies, 102–3
learning objectives, 101, 103–4
remediation strategies, 102
rubrics, 112–13
teaching of, 103
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 11, 99
Enigma research unit, 91–97
Ethics lessons, 26
Exhibits, 274
Final drafts, 175
Four and Twenty Blackbirds, 125
Friday Assignment unit. See also Technology
assessments, 49–50
assignment descriptions, 52–56
enrichment strategies, 51
environmental considerations, 56
instructional strategies, 50–51
learning objectives, 49
remediation strategies, 50–51
teaching of, 51, 52, 56
technology competency unit, 49–73
unit description, 51–52


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