Category Archives: Student Teaching

Planning the Media Literacy Unit

After a week of wasting away my time on MySpace and watching worthless television, I’m becoming more optimistic about student teaching and how much of the time I would be spending doing absolutely nothing better will at least be spent trying … Continue reading

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Spring Student Teaching

So, fall semester is finally deciding to wrap itself up.  My November Unit came to a happy conclusion and now I am left to pull my fall portfolio together and plan for Spring.  Everytime I talk to my MT, she … Continue reading

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Zodiac Characterization & Dialog Lesson

The student teaching days keep getting longer and longer. The girls in my carpool now joke about how we watch the sun rise on the drive to school and watch it set on our drive back. We’re hanging in there, though. … Continue reading

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Picture Notes

Today was the first day of my two and a half week November Unit on Romeo & Juliet.  My students are studying a prose retelling of the play and will be working, within acting companies, toward performing one scene of their … Continue reading

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Turningpoint

For me and my English Education cohort, today is a turningpoint of sorts.  It is our last day of on-campus class until after our 2 week November Units are completed.  I will be teaching a performance-based unit on a prose … Continue reading

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The Art of Inference, A Curious Incident, Indeed

So, I’ve been helping my MT with a class of struggling readers for the past month and a half, now.  I’ve been borrowing very heavily on Kylene Beers’ (who was just recently elected NCTE’s Vice President) When Students Can’t Read, … Continue reading

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