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  • Please interrupt me!!!I teach elementary and middle school teachers children’s lit, language arts, and digital literacies.
  • And how we met!School Library Media Specialists – High School?Middle School?Elementary School?Library Media Supervisors or District Level?
  • Think for a minute about some typical research projects you have done. Jot them down / type them. At the end, we are going to think about how to tweak or transform your previous projects, so it will be good to have them in mind from the start. (2-3 minutes) Think about the process as well as the product.Share with a partner for a couple of minutes.
  • It’s not just one thingAre many ways to add multigenre elements to the research process.What is a genre? A set of conventions that apply to a particular text. Help us recognize what a text is and how to read / comprehend it. Gretchen is going to describe her work with a middle school research project, and really focus on the process.Then I am going to describe my work with preservice teachers and focus more on the product. Hopefully by the time we get to the end we will have addressed your questions. If not, we will add some q & a.
  • Research paper is arbitraryThe assumption that there will
  • Discuss how the MG unit came to fruition.Explain MG project: 7th grade English, research project in conjunction with novel study. GT=I Am the Cheese, Gen Ed, Al Capone. Students could choose ANY topic that came up throughout course of reading the novel.
  • Discuss how the MG unit came to fruition.Explain MG project: 7th grade English, research project in conjunction with novel study. GT=I Am the Cheese, Gen Ed, Al Capone. Students could choose ANY topic that came up throughout course of reading the novel.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesclay/1205035422/
  • Sample topics for I Am the Cheese
  • Sample topics for Al Capone
  • GT select 3 different genres from 3 different groups. Gen Ed select 2 different genres from 2 different groups. Must also include WHY I selected this genre explanation for each one.
  • Jon S. (NS Newsflash). "Newspapers B&W." 11 Aug 2011. Flickr. 21 Oct 2011.http://www.flickr.com/photos/62693815@N03/6277209256/in/photostream/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/crossettlibrary/4541063275/in/photostream/Ted Shawn dancing Capezio shoe advertisementAdvertisement in The Denishawn Magazine: A Quarterly Review Devoted to The Art of The Dance. New York: Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn School of Dancing. GV1580.D4By Crossett Library Bennington CollegeThis photo was taken on April 21, 2010 using a Nikon D40.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/fatguyinalittlecoat/5707005110/in/photostream/Dallas Street Map 1967Map of Dallas from 1967, Gousha cartography and branded by Conoco.By jczartJustin CozartThis photo was taken some time in 1968.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/koalazymonkey/3861185525/Empty headBy koalazymonkeyJustin SeeThis photo was taken on August 27, 2009 using an Apple iPhone.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/234447967/Letters.By Muffetliz west+ Add ContactThis photo was taken on September 4, 2006
  • Bicycles http://s3yfpwb.edu.glogster.com/Witness Protection http://sxehesv.edu.glogster.com/
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  • "Capone Dead At 48; Dry Era Gang Chief." Obituary. The New York Times 26 Jan. 1947. The New York Times. Web. 27 Oct. 2011. .
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  • Photo taken by Gretchen Hazlin
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  • Explanation of how the project came to beFocus on content versus research skills
  • Topic selection – two days in the library, looking at books, looking at lists of key people, reading bits about them, writing down questionshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/75905404@N00/5991689206/
  • Jon S. (NS Newsflash). "Newspapers B&W." 11 Aug 2011. Flickr. 21 Oct 2011.http://www.flickr.com/photos/62693815@N03/6277209256/in/photostream/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/calliope/234447967/Letters.By Muffetliz west+ Add ContactThis photo was taken on September 4, 2006
  • Show a couple of projects
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/368391574/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/myeye/3124629911/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/telstar/3303367343/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/hmns/4184563369/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/sfbike/3478873639/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/piratejohnny/5040118511/
  • These are your new colleagues. Studying aspects of diversity of their choice – the things that might be a bit more hidden.
  • About body image – voice, point of view, narrative
  • Cancer – letter to a teacher
  • Letter from a soldier to a daughter – struggles
  • African American women and swimming. A typical acrostic that uses phrases and words.
  • Military families - changing the acrostics
  • Those with another heritage language than English. She translated it herself.
  • Newspapers – editorial about homelessness – I give my students choices in genres, many choose informational genres.
  • Newspaper about incarcerated parents – story of the situation that led to imprisonment. Note the shading and interest in authenticity.
  • Entire newsletter / newspaper about LGBT – she had crossword, and this is the book review
  • Blogs about military families
  • Texting about transracial adoption
  • Texting about divorced families
  • Myfakewall – military families
  • Coordinated with the fakewall about military
  • Accident amputee – before and after contrasts of calendars – shows day to day realities
  • The word “may” - selecting source texts, etc. Design decisions are important. I used to think wordle was just cute, but now I see how to use it.
  • ADD - school
  • ADD medical
  • ADD child from family – note placement.
  • Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson – Anorexia – open it and…
  • Diabetic – lunchbox
  • Collage of wrappers, bracelet with facts
  • Social stories
  • Parent in jail - financial issues – forms.
  • Financial issues
  • More financial.
  • Asthma
  • Homelessness – found poem?
  • Childhood obesity – note placcement of words.
  • Tee pregnancy – note receipt
  • Picture book about grandparents as parents – incarcerated parents. Also have fully written and recorded original songs
  • How can you adapt your current projects to incorporate multigenre elements?

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