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Using Collaborative Dramatic Strategies to Explore Text
Addressing Issues of Representation in ELA
Addressing Reading Deficiencies At Secondary School Level
Antidiscrimination Education in ELA
Boys and (multi)literacy
Boys and Their Toys
Canadian Modernist Poetry
Challenges for ESL learners in the ELA classroom
Chapter 4 - Literacy and New Technologies
Computers in English language arts learning
CONNECTING THE OLD AND THE NEW
Contemporary Music as a Gateway to Poetry
Course-Focused Journal Writing
Crafting Clear Sentences and Understanding Errors
Creative drama in the English program
Creative Writing Workshops in English Language Arts
Critical Literacy Section A
Critical thinking in ELA
Cultural Content Learning in ELA Classrooms with ESL Learners
Developing Students' Critical Thinking Skills
ELA Unit Plans
ELD and ESL
ELL (English Language Learners) need more...
English language arts for the gifted and talented
English Language Learners- An Unfinished Guide
Facilitating Comfort in Public Speaking Through the Use of Creative Drama
Feature Film Study- Teach with Movies
Films and Copyright for Teachers
Gender Inequity in the English Classroom
Group learning in English language arts
Immigrant Education in English Language Arts
innovation lesson plan
Integrating Computers into the Classroom
Integrating ESL learners into the ELA classrom
Integrating Oral Communication Skills into Everyday Learning
Integrating SMART Boards into the Classroom
Journal Writing - The Creative Notebook
Literacy and New Technology
Literacy through Creative Drama
Literary Criticism in Secondary Schools
Making Shakespeare Relevant
Media and Violence Against Women
Multiculturalism within Children's Literature
Music In The Classroom
Music in the English Classroom
Music in the English language arts classroom
New Literacy Studies
Newspaper reading and creation
Newspaper Reading and Creation- Carolyna Vasquez
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Oral Communication and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Learners
Oral communication skills
Oral Communication Skills and Exceptional Learners
Picture books in secondary
Poetry - Contemporary Canadian Poetry
Pop Culture and The Classics
Pre-Confederation Canadian Literature
Prejudice and Stereotypes in Popular Culture
Reading at the secondary school level
Relating literature to music
Representations of Women in Pop Culture
Sample English Class Wiki
Social Diversity and Inclusive Language
Sociocultural-Historical Theory - PED 4177 B
Storytelling in the ELA classroom
Student-Centred Literacy Learning through Creative Drama
Student-Centred Literacy through Creative Drama
Teaching Poetry as a Performance
Teaching Poetry as a Performance - the political, social, and emotional space
Teaching Students to be Poets
The Canadian short story
The Canon - Great Books
Theory Into Practice Wiki
(Acknowledgement: this assignment has been adapted from a Theory Into Practice assignment developed by Dr. Marg Iveson at the University of Alberta.)
The purpose of this wiki is to provide a location for students in PED 3177/4177 at the University of Ottawa to collect and share professional resources related to the the teaching of English language arts at the junior, intermediate, and senior divisions.
If you are visiting this wiki in the hopes of finding resources or ideas for your language arts classroom. The three pages that might best help you navigate the wiki are the
page (which serves as an index of pages on this wiki) and the
page (which list examples of assessment tools for language arts classes), the
ELA Unit Plans
page (which contains unit plans for a range of topics and grade levels), and the
theories of literacy
The goal of this assignment is to introduce you to relevant academic and professional literature related to the teaching of English language arts at the junior, intermediate, and senior divisions. Through your engagement with this literature it is expected that you will develop and represent your awareness of current issues, approaches, and discourses in English education.
Research one of the
listed on the selected topics page (selection sheets will be provided in class to minimize overlap between chosen topics). Find at least five articles, book chapters, web-based resources in current journals, or on reputed websites. Based on your research, develop a wiki page that both highlights relevant theory in English language arts education, and that demonstrates how that theory can be translated into practice.
Content and Format
Think about your wiki page as a quick professional resource. Your emphasis should be on developing a page that is practically oriented (while being theoretically grounded), easy to navigate, and visually appealing. Content should equal approximately three pages of formated text.
You should think of your colleagues as your primary audience for your wiki.
Content should include a mix of the following: theoretical frameworks, teaching ideas, mini lessons, teacher resources (e.g. lists of appropriate films, texts, websites), assessment ideas.
When self-assessing your wiki, your primary questions should be, "Would this wiki page be useful to my colleagues? Is this a page I would turn to if I was looking at short notice to plan a lesson or two on my topic?"
Draft wikis should be posted to the site by week three of the course. Final drafts must be posted by week 5. Peer review/feedback of drafts will take place on week three of the course.
I have uploaded the assessment workshop assignment to the wiki. Enjoy :-) You can upload your handouts to the following page:
Assessment Group Presentations.docx
If multiple people have chosen the same general topic. Each member must provide on the general topic page, a brief description of his or her narrowed topic (think abstract length). Included in that description should be a link to a new page, that contains your wiki assignment. You create your own page by completing the following steps:
Click on "New Page" at the top of the left hand column of the wiki.
Enter a title for your page where prompted.
Return to the general page where your abstract is published and add a link to your new page. You add a link by completing the following steps:
Write the name of your new page as the title of your abstract.
Highlight this abstract title.
Click on the link button.
Under page name, select the new page you had just created.
Click "Add Link"
Unit Planning Materials:
I've uploaded the ppt slides here from the class on unit planning. I've also uploaded an example unit plan based on backwards design. It isn't perfect but it should help you get the idea.
Unit planning example.docx
Responding to Literature 3177 f2010.pptx
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"