resources related to the texts used in Barry Hoonan's classroom:
and Research Organizations:
related to the tenets of this lesson:
MiddleWeb is a Web site devoted to middle school education
and includes resources for middle school teachers and parents.
A comprehensive index allows teachers and parents to search
for useful documents and resources by topic.
Teacher Guides and Student Activities
CyberGuides are supplementary lesson plans centered on core
works of literature. Each CyberGuide contains a student
and teacher edition, standards, a task and a process by
which it may be completed, teacher-selected Web sites and
a rubric (based on California Language Arts Content Standards).
The Doucette Index provides access to books and Web sites
that contain useful teaching suggestions related to books
for children and young adults, and the creators of those
books. The searchable database enables teachers to search
by author and/or title of the book, leading to lesson plans
and curriculum ideas.
Gateway to Educational Materials
The Gateway to Educational Materials, sponsored by the U.S.
Department of Education, is a searchable index that provides
teachers, parents, and administrators with quick and easy
access to thousands of educational resources found on various
federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet
sites. These resources include lesson plans, activities,
and projects. The index can be browsed by keyword, subject,
book title, and/or grade level.
Literature Web Guide
This Web site categorizes the growing number of Internet
resources related to books for children and young adults.
Much of the information found on this Web site is provided
by schools, libraries, teachers, parents, and book professionals
(such as authors, editors, and booksellers). It includes
quick references to lists of award-winning and bestseller
children's books, teaching resources, links to parent resources,
and journal and book reviews.
Lists of Ten
This Web site offers teachers useful tips including ways
to have students explore literature.
Hurst's Children's Literature Site
A comprehensive site devoted to literature, with reviews
of new books, lists of award winners, and a great assortment
of resources for classroom techniques and professional development.