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Monday, October 26, 2015

Do You Use BrainPop to Teach a NOVEL? I DO! HERE is HOW...

Teaching Important Issues in HOOT Using BrainPoP as a Resource

If you want to introduce a concept one of the best resources for a basic overview regarding relevant information for young adults comes from my good friends, Tim and Moby, over at BrainPop.  I have enlisted their help to teach many a novel.  Most recently I called on their services to tackle some "sciencey" issues like Extinction, Everglades, and Ecosystems.  I readily admit science is not my thing although I wish it were my thing.

I love their quiz questions, which I use for classwork or homework assessments.  The types of questions used provide a great way for me to model how to approach comprehension questions related to context clues, fact vs. opinion, and inferences, just to name a few.

How do you make a novel you are teaching come alive?  Let us know here at The Things You Can Read.

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