I have attended and presented at several conferences this summer and had the pleasure of talking about ReadWriteThink.org with many educators. They always wanted to know about the hidden gems and things off the beaten path. Why should those folks get all of that information? In the next series of blog posts, I will share about ReadWriteThink.org from A to Z.
A is for activities.
In addition to the hundreds of lesson plans ReadWriteThink.org, there are also Activities & Projects. They are engaging, step-by-step activities easy to use outside of school. The Activities & Projects are part of the Parent & Afterschool section of RWT. There are activities on starting a book club, creating a neighborhood newspaper, and acting out a story.
B is for blog post.
Every Sunday, here on the Literacy & NCTE blog, you will find a post highlighting ReadWriteThink.org and teaching ideas. Some posts are based on timely topics, professional topics, and some looking back.
C is for calendar.
Not your everyday calendar, on the ReadWriteThink.org calendar you can find important events in literary history, authors’ birthdays, and a variety of holidays, all with related activities and resources that make them more relevant to students. The entries on the calendar can be viewed by day, by week, or by month.
Come back next week for more tips and tricks about ReadWriteThink!