This post provides video and other materials for teaching an introductory pre-assessment lesson that helps you gauge your gifted students’ storytelling and creative writing skills. This lesson is part of a 10-lesson Common Core-aligned unit on creative writing for gifted elementary and middle school students.
This post provides a rationale for pushing outside our comfort zones when it comes to our personal point of view and crafting a more diverse and inclusive curriculum. As educators, in honor of Black History Month, we can reflect on our points of view, celebrate diversity, see whiteness, and read with abandon. This post is the first in a series.