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Mission Possible: Day 2


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In addition to the vast amount of resources found on the website,, and the wiki/protopages FLIGHT, and LIFT UP, here are some additional resources you may find helpful

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Mission Possible: Day 2

  1. 1. Lift Up Through Literacy February 2, 2009 Session II, 3:00-6:00 Genesee Intermediate School District Sharon Armstrong Lisa Smith Melissa Hyatt
  2. 2. Welcome Back! Turn and Talk Group Share Tools For Today
  3. 4. F unctional L iteracy I nstruction to G enerate H igher-level T hinking The Foundation of Knowledge Technology Data and Decision Making Instructional Strategies
  4. 5. Create Your Own Wiki
  5. 6. Scavenger Hunt
  6. 7. Your Requests <ul><li>Book List by Reading Level: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to Flight wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessing and Understanding—Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then Tools for Takeoff </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Real Life Writing: memoirs </li></ul><ul><li>Student models of writing </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidating and Reflecting—Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for Takeoff </li></ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul><ul><li>Quick Grammar exercises </li></ul><ul><li>From Lift Up web page: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paths for Literacy: Writing Development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the OWL at Purdue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then go to the OWL family of sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From there you can search their database for grammar exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Here’s the site address: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Also in Writing Development </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>MISD literacy page </li></ul><ul><li>Click on any of the categories to find resources for many topics </li></ul>
  7. 8. Remember the slide from last week?
  8. 9. <ul><li>Make your own WORDLE document. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /create </li></ul>
  9. 10. Break Time
  10. 11. Our Favorites <ul><li>Storage </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Blogging Melissa’s How do teacher’s use it? Cool Sites BBC Teaching Literature Tools for Teachers Teachers First How is technology being used? Wordle Sharing Zoho Alan November
  11. 12. Time to Explore!
  12. 13. Helpful Sites by content areas… Cross Curricular Science/History/.Social Studies Social Studies All Subjects Interactive Quizzes BBC Rules of Soccer Quia ACT/MME Exam Skills MDE Website ACT Website Special Education Resource 1 Resource 2 Coming Soon! Grammar Quizzes Quizzes 2 Quizzes 3 Games Math Printables Business and Technology Where are we headed? Worth a look… OneStop Mel Stick to School Spelling Rules Rhyme ELA Resource 1 Pronunciation Printables odds-n-ends planning Jeopardy Games Create your own Science Resources Resources 2 Resources 3 Resources 4 Literacy and Science Literacy and Science 2 Resources 5 Resources 6
  13. 14. Time to Explore!
  14. 15. Overwhelmed??? Try Google's advanced search options.
  15. 16. Search through thousands of presentations on literacy! SlideShare Today’s Presentation:
  16. 17. Wrap-up, Survey & Conclusion <ul><li>6 Words… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Think of a six-word story that tells how you feel about literacy, technology and your teaching.