Lois Lowry - Author Study - Profile and Social Media
Engage students in the text using the writing platforms they are most familiar with: facebook and twitter posts. These resources support higher-level thinking skills and a literary analysis based approach to teaching. This purchase includes four copy-and-go handouts: author facebook profile, facebook newsfeed, facebook exit tickets (four per page), and twitter exit tickets (four per page). There is also a note for teachers detailing multiple ways to incorporate these resources into your unit plans, including ways to use them as reading quizzes and assessments.
Students feel comfortable writing in a more relaxed format that they are used to with social media, and I find that they come up with more creative and original things to say without the structured confines of a more elaborate piece of writing. I enjoy using these resources for any text I am teaching and hope that you find the same.