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Literacy 6-8

Debbie Thomas
1900 W. Monroe
Springfield, IL 62704
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Articles of the Week

Vale Middle School provides a variety of nonfiction articles each week.

Read Write Think

Language Arts researched-based lesson plans for all grade levels.
The Web Resources Gallery offers links to language arts resources on the Internet.

Reading Lady

Language Arts resources and materials to support assessment, lesson plans, writing, and parents.

Tools For Reading

Tools to help students engage in rigorous thinking, organize complex ideas, and scaffold their interactions with texts.

Reading Room

Step by step lessons on how to teach a reading strategy.

Reading Quest

Strategies for reading comprehension


Includes lesson plans by grade level and content area.

Six Features of Effective Instruction

Teaching middle and high school students to read and write well.

The Writing Site

Resources for Writing Assessment and Instruction