Real Life Literacy - Book by Kathy Paterson --Real Life Literacy: Classroom Tools that Promote Real-World Reading and Writing
The compelling connection between the classroom and what happens in the world is the basis of Real Life Literacy. It shows teachers how to turn kids on to learning and build skills that will help them function more successfully in the real world. It fills in the gaps often missing from traditional language arts classes and offers a range of classroom tools that promote real-world reading and writing.

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Real World Literacy in Classroom - http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/res/literacy.html

Propaganda Techniques - http://library.thinkquest.org/C0111500/proptech.htm

Organizing Writing - http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/articles/Teaching_Organization_in_Writing.html

Graphic Novels


Web Page Evaluation - http://webinstituteforteachers.org/2000/curriculum/homeroommodules/assessEdSites/evalchecklist.htm


Incorporating Vocabulary words with the Internet -
http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/viewing-vocabulary-building-word-1081.html

Resources:
http://www.stenhouse.com/shop/pc/viewprd.asp?idproduct=9040
www.mcelmeel.com/curriculum/yalit/ruppel_graphicnovels.pdf
www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/.../EvalForm_General_Barker.pdf
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/eval.html