Tag Archives: English

2016 Curriculum Units Vol 1: Literacy and Literacies in the 21st Century

Cultural Study: Understanding a Novel Through Understanding of the Culture of the Times

Penelope Sherman-Goyer, English, Turning Point Academy

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2016 Curriculum Units Vol 8: Exploring Memoir - From Picture Book to Digital Story

Coming to America: Immigrant Stories from Across the World

Rebecca Lintz, ESL, East Mecklenburg High school

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2015 Vol 8: Supernatural Figures in Theatre, Film and the Brain

Increase Reading Level through Movement and Morning Meetings

Amy Thomas, First Grade, Reedy Creek Elementary School

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2015 Vol 7: Africa: Moving Beyond Popular Culture

Accuracy in Africa: The Causes of the Sierra Leone Civil War as a Lens for Stereotypes of African Conflicts

Ian Joyce, Social Studies, Eastway Middle School

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2015 Vol 5: Peace Education: Psychological Factors that Endorse War

What it means to be an Ender: A Study in the Duality of War

Megan C. Shellenberger, William Amos Hough High School

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2014 Curriculum Units Vol 4: Intersections of Science, Technology and Culture

Myths and Science

Tavia Highsmith, Science, Albemarle Road Middle School

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2014 Curriculum Units Vol 5: Human Agency

What are the Motivating Factors Behind Our Decisions

Lisa Hagen, Special Education, North Mecklenburg High School

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2014 Curriculum Units Vol 7: Visual Storytelling in Children's and Young Adult literature

From Roots to Flourishing Literacy: Using Picture Books and Graphic Novels in the Middle and High School ESL Classroom

Justine Busto, English, East Mecklenburg High School

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2014 Curriculum Units Vol 7: Visual Storytelling in Children's and Young Adult literature

Multiculturalism Through a Child’s Eyes

Danielle Gregory, Fifth Grade, Albemarle Road Elementary School

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2013 Curriculum Units Vol 4: Imagining Modern Bodies: Disability and Art at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Navigating the Landscape: Using Disability Studies to Enhance the Analysis of Sylvia Plath’s Bell Jar

Marva Hutchinson, English, Providence High School

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2013 Curriculum Units Vol 4: Imagining Modern Bodies: Disability and Art at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

“Our Mere Defects Prove Our Commodities”: King Lear as a Disability Narrative

Tiffany DiMatteo, English, Myers Park High School

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2012 Curriculum Units Vol 8: Environmental Science and Climate Change

The Rhetoric of Science: Finding Common Ground in the Analysis of Nonfiction Texts

Marva Renee Hutchinson, AP English and Composition, Providence Senior High School

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2012 Curriculum Units Vol 6: "All immigration is local": Exploring the New Geography of Immigration

The Rhetoric of Shared Humanity: Exploring How Our Views of Others and Ourselves Are Shaped in the 21st Century Global Community

S. Nicole Jenkins, English/Language Arts, Providence High School

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