Creative Curriculum Extenders
Differentiated Projects for the Language Arts Classroom (Grades 3-5)
Creative Curriculum Extenders: Projects for the Language Arts Classroom (grades 3-5) is an easy-to-use source of reading and writing curriculum projects that help teachers differentiate instruction. Each page has four in-depth, open-ended, and varied project choices, allowing students to pick a project that fits their needs, ability level, and learning style. Some of the categories that the projects cover are novels, poetry, fairy tales, autobiographies, descriptive communications, nonfiction, and more. Each page is graphically interesting and perfect to post on a bulletin board or in a learning center for enrichment or extra credit choices.
Table of Contents
Author’s Note Introduction Projects Autobiography Researching and Informing Poetry Novel Fairy Tales Nonfiction Communications Descriptive Communications Narrative Communications Persuasive Communications Expository Communications References About the Author Common Core State Standards Alignment
Laurie Stolmack Eaton has been a teacher in Denver Public Schools for 24 years, teaching both elementary and middle school and serving as a gifted and talented resource teacher and a middle school literacy teacher. Currently, she is a gifted and talented specialist who works with GT representatives, teachers, and administrators throughout Denver Public Schools.