Friday, September 18, 2009

Catch of the Day - ReadWriteThink - 18 Sep 09

Today's featured catch is ReadWriteThink

ReadWriteThink is a source of high-quality lessons, standards, web resources, and student materials for teachers of English language arts and reading.

ReadWriteThink offers a wide selection of standards-based lesson plans that integrate Internet content into the teaching and learning experience. Lessons include research-based detailed instructional plans. Although written for the teacher, lessons include student-ready materials such as worksheets, interactives, and reviewed Web resources. Lessons can be selected according to grade level and area of literacy practice.

A collection of Web resources is an important component of ReadWriteThink. These resources are subject to a rigorous set of criteria and are thoroughly reviewed. You can select and sort Web resources by grade level and resource type including
  • Instructional Resources such as lesson plans, classroom activities, and teaching techniques
  • Professional Development including research findings, teaching trends, and noteworthy events
  • Reference Library provides specific information or offers general reference resources
  • Student Resources such as online interactive resources for students engaging in a reading or writing exercise

Lessons on ReadWriteThink can be sorted by literacy engagements so that teachers can highlight specific language functions in the classroom. Lessons are designed to engage students in authentic and relevant language learning.

Link to ReadWriteThink FAQ

Established in 2002, ReadWriteThink, is a partnership between the International Reading Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the Verizon Foundation.
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1 comment:

Lisa Fink said...

Thanks for highlighting resources from ReadWriteThink. We are very proud of what we have to offer on the site! If you are interested, we pay educators in the field to publish lesson plans and share teaching ideas. Let me know if you would like more information.

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