making research relevant through multigenre projects buffy j. hamilton || ed.s. teachers as learners conference, june 2011...
CC image via  http://www.flickr.com/photos/naomi_pincher/1540901495/sizes/l/in/photostream/ a collection of pieces written...
A primary goal is to “experiment” with genres or “learning artifacts” to represent key learnings and understandings
CC image via  http://www.flickr.com/photos/rtv/290546350/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/ alternate genres allow students’ c...
may include traditional composition elements in addition to alternative genres CC image via  http://www.flickr.com/photos/...
<ul><li>students make conscious decisions about the genres they choose </li></ul><ul><li>students explain why they chose a...
“ The multigenre part of our research project has been my favorite activity from this year so far.  These multigenre eleme...
<ul><li>helps a  researcher  look </li></ul><ul><li>at a topic from many </li></ul><ul><li>different  angles/lenses. </li>...
CC image via  http://www.flickr.com/photos/spursfan_ace/1302413087/sizes/l/in/photostream/ students  engage  in  metacogni...
your librarian can develop a research pathfinder to help your students access and evaluate diverse information resources a...
<ul><li>provide sufficient scaffolding and organization of the research task </li></ul><ul><li>provide ample time for inqu...
<ul><li>cover page </li></ul><ul><li>dear reader letter </li></ul><ul><li>table of contents </li></ul><ul><li>traditional ...
<ul><li>repetend is something added to your multigenre web project that repeats or continues  </li></ul><ul><li>the purpos...
<ul><li>include the same phrase, sentence, or passage in each genre page as a heading or somewhere else in the text  </li>...
<ul><li>pdf document </li></ul><ul><li>web page (google sites) </li></ul><ul><li>wiki </li></ul><ul><li>blog </li></ul><ul...
carousel of  projects CC image via  http://goo.gl/jZbmh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/multigenre2011
closing reflections and conversation CC image via  http://goo.gl/OzJ9g
CC image via  http://www.flickr.com/photos/russmorris/2486506322/sizes/o/in/photostream/
contact information [email_address]   http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com   http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com
<ul><li>Wollersheim, Ruth, and Dawn Hogue. “Use of Repetend.”  Your Multigenre Web:  Everything You Need to Know to Succee...
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June 2011 presentation at the Griffin-Spalding County School District Teachers as Learners Conference, Griffin, GA; resources for this session are at http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/multigenre2011.

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    1. 1. making research relevant through multigenre projects buffy j. hamilton || ed.s. teachers as learners conference, june 2011 CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericmmartin/3274006362/sizes/l/in/photostream/
    2. 2. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/naomi_pincher/1540901495/sizes/l/in/photostream/ a collection of pieces written in a variety of genres that presents one or more perspectives on a research question(s)
    3. 3. A primary goal is to “experiment” with genres or “learning artifacts” to represent key learnings and understandings
    4. 4. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/rtv/290546350/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/ alternate genres allow students’ creativity to shine while still informing the audience of their research findings
    5. 5. may include traditional composition elements in addition to alternative genres CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/mortsan/5430418545/sizes/l/in/photostream/
    6. 6. <ul><li>students make conscious decisions about the genres they choose </li></ul><ul><li>students explain why they chose a particular genre </li></ul><ul><li>students incorporate research findings and information in a creative way through multiple mediums/literacies </li></ul>
    7. 7. “ The multigenre part of our research project has been my favorite activity from this year so far.  These multigenre elements have given me a new perspective of the events that are described in the book such as genocide … I love being able to show my creativity while telling the story of the Lost Boys.” 10 th grade student
    8. 8. <ul><li>helps a researcher look </li></ul><ul><li>at a topic from many </li></ul><ul><li>different angles/lenses. </li></ul>CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/protoflux/2542631273/sizes/l/in/photostream/
    9. 9. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/spursfan_ace/1302413087/sizes/l/in/photostream/ students engage in metacognition
    10. 10. your librarian can develop a research pathfinder to help your students access and evaluate diverse information resources and help in the creation of content/learning artifacts CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/eqqman/50654921/sizes/z/in/photostream/
    11. 11. <ul><li>provide sufficient scaffolding and organization of the research task </li></ul><ul><li>provide ample time for inquiry and exploration </li></ul><ul><li>provide concrete examples of alternate genres to help students visualize possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>incorporate frequent checkpoints/formative assessments to help students stay on track </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>cover page </li></ul><ul><li>dear reader letter </li></ul><ul><li>table of contents </li></ul><ul><li>traditional text research paper which may be separate or integrated with the elements </li></ul><ul><li>multigenre artifacts </li></ul><ul><li>multigenre elements notes (may be separate or integrated into each element page itself) </li></ul><ul><li>self-reflection/self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>works cited page </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>repetend is something added to your multigenre web project that repeats or continues </li></ul><ul><li>the purpose of repetend is to create unity among the various genre pieces and to give the writer an editorial voice that the reader can easily relate </li></ul>From http://www.sheboyganfalls.k12.wi.us/cyberenglish9/multi_genre/multigenre.htm#Use%20of%20repetition/motif:
    14. 14. <ul><li>include the same phrase, sentence, or passage in each genre page as a heading or somewhere else in the text </li></ul><ul><li>include a description or design in each piece (written or graphic), placed strategically for easy recognition </li></ul><ul><li>include a running commentary from you, the writer, following or preceding each genre piece </li></ul><ul><li>create a character and follow his/her reactions to pieces </li></ul><ul><li>create a character involved somehow in each piece of writing--an ongoing little story </li></ul><ul><li>create a cartoon strip at the top or bottom of each genre page that comments on the ideas presented </li></ul>From http://www.sheboyganfalls.k12.wi.us/cyberenglish9/multi_genre/multigenre.htm#Use%20of%20repetition/motif:
    15. 15. <ul><li>pdf document </li></ul><ul><li>web page (google sites) </li></ul><ul><li>wiki </li></ul><ul><li>blog </li></ul><ul><li>netvibes </li></ul>CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/swiv/385665008/sizes/o/in/faves-10557450@N04/
    16. 16. carousel of projects CC image via http://goo.gl/jZbmh
    17. 39. http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/multigenre2011
    18. 40. closing reflections and conversation CC image via http://goo.gl/OzJ9g
    19. 41. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/russmorris/2486506322/sizes/o/in/photostream/
    20. 42. contact information [email_address] http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com
    21. 43. <ul><li>Wollersheim, Ruth, and Dawn Hogue. “Use of Repetend.” Your Multigenre Web: Everything You Need to Know to Succeed . 2002. 28 Jan. 2009 <http://www.sheboyganfalls.k12.wi.us/‌cyberenglish9/‌multi_genre/‌multigenre.htm>. </li></ul>

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