Extra! Extra! Read All About It!: Building Community with a Classroom Newspaper (Virtual Tour). Creating a classroom newspaper collaboratively improves students' writing and builds community. See the lesson plan at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/Recipe/50553/ and do a virtual tour of this teacher’s classroom at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/56GD.html. Also go to http://www.LitDiet.org for more free teaching activities and virtual classroom tours.
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