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From: Cindy O'Donnell-Allen (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Oct 01 2001 - 15:16:34 EDT
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You might take a look at Peter Smagorinsky's new book _Teaching English
through Principled Practice_ (Merrill-Prentice Hall). He offers an
extensive rationale for teaching thematic units, and the appendix contains
several frameworks for sample units.
- Cindy O'Donnell-Allen
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
To: Teacher-TalkNovel@learner.org <Teacher-TalkNovel@learner.org>
Date: Monday, October 01, 2001 7:29 AM
Subject: [Teacher-TalkNovel] Units
>This is the first time I have used this program, and I am still not quite
>sure if I am to post questions related to the videos we see, or any
>in general that we may have related to teaching. In any case, I hope I am
>doing this right, and I will ask a question that I have in reference to
>teaching Language Arts. We are currently putting together thematic units
>my English Instructional Analysis class at the University of Central
> I would like to know if there are any extortionary success stories with
>certain thematic units, and if so what were they? Also, were there any
>that did not work well with certain grades? Well, I hope this is ok to
> If not, I am sure someone will e-mail and tell me otherwise.
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