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    Elementary English Language Arts Standards Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Download the performance standards for K-8 language arts classes in North American Adventist schools: Reading...

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    NAD Standards for High School Language Arts Courses Grade 7-Grade 12
    Download performance standards for high school English Language Arts classes in Adventist schools in North America: Grade 9 Grade...

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    A Biblical Look at MacBeth Grade 11-Grade 12
    In this activity students take a Biblical look at Macbeth. Much of the drama of Macbeth focuses on how he responds to the prophecies he receives. Students look up biblical responses to do with prophecy or commandments, investigate Bible characters, compare...

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    A Thematic Approach to the Book of Job - Pedagogical Implications Grade 11-Lifelong
    "This essay uses the thematic approach to the study of the book of Job. It endeavors 1) to analyze its themes 2) to draw implications for the Christian teacher and for effective Christian teaching and 3) to suggest some activities that will make English...

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    A Western Plains Boy’s Diary - Aspects of Outback Life in the 1930s, Through a Teenager’s Eyes Grade 7-Grade 10
    "Has learning about text types lost some of its lustre for your students; particularly boys? Does Studies of Society, HSIE, or History need a fillip to energise students’ learning in your classroom? Could your Bible/Scripture/Studies of Religion...

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    Adventist Girl Series Grade 3-Grade 6
    A new series of long-ago stories for Adventist girls that shares our Adventist heritage. The series is divided into four sets, and each set has four books. Series titles include: Sarah,...

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    Adventists and Fiction - Another Look Grade 9-Tertiary
    Moncrieff talks about factual and fictional writing. He covers several key arguments and includes information about Ellen White's writing and the Bible in regards to fiction.

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    Allegory in C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - A Window to the Gospel of John Grade 9-Grade 12
    Higgens suggests using C.S. Lewis' book as an allegorical bridge into the book of John. This paper was presented at the 14th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    American Literature: Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Spiritual Resource Ideas Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    Gain ideas of how to help students analyze a classic of American Literature, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God". This sermon, among others, played a role in the Great Awakening - a spiritual revival that swept across America during the 18th century....

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    An Adventist Perspective on Common Core Grade 9-Grade 12
    This thesis presents the similarities and differences between the Common Core State Standards for 9th-12th grade English Language Arts literature standards and the corresponding North American Division Standards. Includes a ranking of the differences in order...

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    An Analysis of the Book of Esther as Literature Tertiary-Lifelong
    In this article with subtitle, "A Methodology for Using the Book of Esther In Secondary or College English or Bible Classes As an Introduction to the Stylistic and Thematic Concerns of Secular Literature", McClarty explores how the book of Esther...

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    An Ethical-Theological Approach to Literature - Some Suggestions for Adventist Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Barayuga shows how "fiction provides an excellent window for looking at life both objectively as well as subjectively, for identifying people's value and making value judgments, for contemplating the immediate and/or eternal consequences of man's doings...

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    Anthology of Spiritual Poems Grade 9-Grade 12
    An anthology of spiritual poetry and essays that could be used as illustrations.

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    Ascension Robes and Other Millerite Fables Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE shows how writers of the time portrayed the Millerites in literature and drama. Ranging from far-fetched fables to sensitive portrayals, these stories show how the Millerite story gripped the country.

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    Attitudes can Make or Break Tertiary-Lifelong
    Two young students from the present and two literary giants from the past lead the author, Mary Wong, to reflect that attitudes can make life either linger on the clouds or leap to the rainbows.

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    Basal Readers and Trade Books Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This article gives a detailed overview of how to combine the Life Reading Series basal readers with trade books, using a unit from the readers with a book, or several books, which have the same theme. The ultimate goal is that students will see reading as...

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    Biblically Integrated Literature Lesson Plan Grade 9-Grade 10 New!!
    This high school short story literature analysis lesson helps students think about essential learnings that integrate a biblical worldview. The ideas can be used with any short story that fits the theme. Use this biblically...

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    Christian Book Distributors Website Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Christianbook.com has a huge selection of Christian music, children's books, graduation and holiday gifts, homeschooling curriculum and much more.

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    Compare and Contrast Essay - Biblical and Non-Biblical Heroes Grade 7-Grade 12 New!!
    This lesson plan engages students in comparing and contrasting Biblical heroes with non-Biblical heroes, and then guides them through the process of writing an comparison/contrast essay.

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    Comparison/Contrast Essay - Good Shepherd Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    This ready-to-use lesson plan engages students in analyzing John 10 where Jesus describes Himself as the "Good Shepherd" and contrasts Himself to a regular Palestinian shepherd. Includes writing a comparison/contrast essay.

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    Considerations about the biblical parody of the creation of the world in the Machadian tale Kindergarten
    This paper presents a reflection on the narrative "Adam and Eve", by Machado de Assis. The tale narrates the biblical episode of the creation of the world, having Adam and Eve as characters. Through the study of parody, it is possible to verify the...

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    Creating Reading Excitement Through Character Dialogue Journals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this article, a teacher education professor shares how her college students would communicate with elementary students through character dialogue journals. Each college student assumed the persona of a literary character, and each week, would answer letters...

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    Creative Writing - Making Meaning Grade 9-Lifelong
    Creative writing is a necessary part of a schools' curriculum. Teaching necessary writing skills goes beyond assigning themes, research papers, or articles for the school newspaper. Jones argues that creative writing classes allow students to "use language...

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    Current Beats -Teaching English in our Times Grade 10-Grade 12
    This is a proposal for a one-semester course in teaching language arts through dialog about and analysis of literature and media forms of the 20th-21st centuries. Besides providing fascinating material for teaching literature and writing, significant questions...

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    Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - A Biblical View Grade 11-Grade 12
    Students investigate the idea of duplicity by brainstorming a list of Bible characters that "went bad", giving specific examples that show duplicity of character in Jekyll/Hyde, and using the Bible to see find out how human sinful nature relates...

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    Dramatic Irony in Jesus' Final Hours Grade 9-Grade 12
    The purpose of this lesson plan is to teach students about dramatic irony through an analysis of two passages in the gospel of John with this literary device.

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    Ellen White - Friend Of Angels Grade 5-Grade 8
    In Ellen White: Friend of Angels, author and historian Paul Ricchiuti presents Ellen White as a real human being-one who got sick, had pain, cried, laughed, and had close friends and bitter enemies. Yet she was loving, kind, thoughtful, and dedicated...

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    Ellen White and Literature Grade 9-Lifelong
    First of all, it seems to me that no student in an Adventist school should be forced to choose between what he sincerely believes the writings of Ellen G. White teach regarding literature and the requirements of his literature course, and be labeled a fanatic...

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    Ellen White related children-youth books Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Utilize this bibliography of Ellen White-related children's/youth books available through the Adventist Book Center. Book name, author, targeted age, and publisher are provided.

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    English - NAD Secondary Textbook List Grade 9-Grade 12
    The current NAD secondary textbook list recommended for English/Language Arts.

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    English: High School Supplement SSD Grade 7-Grade 12
    Adventist teachers' handbooks for integrating faith and values: these are practical guides with a variety of approaches to teaching key values, illustrations and examples. Separate booklets are available for each subject, including: Art, Business, Computer,...

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    Extended Metaphor - Psalm 23 Grade 7-Grade 12 New!!
    In these lessons students learn what an extended metaphor is, analyze the extended metaphor of the "shepherd" in Psalm 23, and rewrite this psalm using their own, personalized metaphor.

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    Faraway Lands - In the Imagination of Medieval Man Tertiary
    This paper intends to give an idea of the fantastical vision that medieval man, around the 12th century, had of distant lands, mainly through literature. Due to the precariousness of scientific knowledge and the limiting intervention of the Catholic Church...

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    Fiction and Film - Thoughts on Teaching Potentially Controversial Narratives Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Consider why fiction is an important part of a student’s educational experience. Gain tips on selecting fictional materials including how to address any possible concerns.

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    Finding Multiple Intelligences in High School Literature Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article from the Multiple Intelligences (MI) issue of JAE includes ideas for teaching upper academy level literature using MI theory and techniques. Also included in this article are examples of projects produced by the author

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    For His Honor Grade 9-Grade 12
    A compelling true story of Terry Johnson, a young man who God singled out to become the first handicapped person to serve in the President's Honor Guard. His story is one of perseverance and Christian witness.

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    Forum Theatre and Parables - A Qualitative Field Experiment in a Seventh-Day Adventist Academy Grade 9-Grade 12
    "In this article, the author describes a qualitative field study designed to test the effectiveness of Forum Theatre (FT) as a cross-disciplinary approach to Biblical parabolic literature analysis for students enrolled in a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA)...

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    Guide to the Teaching of Literature in Seventh-day Adventist Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    Intended to provide an overview for thoughtful consideration in preparing to teach from a Christian worldview, this short document includes a philosophy foundational to a study of literature, guidelines for the selection of literature, and choices of literature...

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    Hamlet to Hamlet - Integrated Unit Grade 11-Grade 12 New!!
    "Hamlet is arguably William Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, offering teachers the opportunity to teach lessons on relationships, leadership, and respect - among any number of others. The material in this unit, if used in its entirety, could take as long...

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    Harvest Follows Sowing Tertiary
    The author notes the importance of sowing seeds for the church through caring and literature evangelism.

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    Have I Got a Story for You - The Narrative Factor in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    McDonald explores ways that teachers can use narrative to help children develop a personal Christian worldview to transform the quality of their lives. This article also examines the history, purposes, challenges and techniques that affect the successful use...

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    Historical, Cultural, and Ideological Roots of Ellen G White's Thinking on Fictional Romance and Drama Tertiary
    This paper presents a reflection on the sociocultural and ideological origins of Ellen G. White's thought regarding the fictional novel and drama. The study is based on some theoretical concepts of FOUCAULT(2002) about the formation and analysis of discourse....

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    Honors Club Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    Pathfinder mysteries that help teach an honor. Titles include: Photography Honor: The Bandit of Benson Park Wilderness Living Honor: The Storm on Shadow Mountain Marine Animals Honor: The Secret of Scarlet Cove Cooking Honor: The Great...

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    Horses Here, Horses There, Horses Everywhere - Unit Plan Grade 5-Grade 8
    Written for the intermediate grades, this unit of study “is based on the reading of two books: King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry and Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. The cross-curriculum possibilities are endless!"

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    How to Teach Black History Using Children's Literature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    With special emphasis on Adventist Black history, this 2018 NAD convention presentation "uses children's literature to trace a chronological sequence from creation to modern times" of Black history.

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    I Will Die Free Grade 9-Grade 12
    The remarkable story of Noble Alexander's determined fight to stay alive and remain faithful to his Lord inside a Cuban prison.

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    Integrating 'Herstory' Into History Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue identifies several probing questions that when asked will highlight the significance of women's roles, attitudes, and values. Projects, bulletin boards, role-playing, films, books,...

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    Intersections of Math and Literacy - Heuristic Patterns Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Integration between subjects is essential for deep understanding, but what heuristic strategies are available to join math and literacy? This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation offers children’s literature options in math and language linked to...

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    Introducing Children to Authors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses the importance of introducing students to authors, not just nameless stories in a basal reader or trade book. Learning more about authors helps students to connect with the literature they are reading. Some ideas for introducing an author...

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    JAE Editorial: Pathways to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Guest editor Erma Lee describes the new reading program for the North American Division. Pathways: Journey to Excellence Through Literacy is a reading program adapted from the Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company's core program and developed specifically...

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    Kids Klassics Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    A collection of timeless mission stories for a new generation of kids. Titles include: Fire on the Mountain Nyla...

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    Language Arts with Jesus Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    Beginning with a lesson discussing the book A New Coat for Anna, this integrated multigrade unit will help students to grow beyond the story and purposefully make spiritual application in Reading, Writing, Grammar, Bible, Poetry, Social Studies, Math,...

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    Listening Carefully to the Bible - The Many Voices in Deborah's Story and Song Tertiary-Lifelong
    Discover how to read the Bible for fresh insights. The author suggests ways to read the Bible for new meaning, using literary and voice analysis.

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    Literary Clubs: Enhancing Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Skills Grade 11-Lifelong
    Forming literary clubs is one way of enriching the curriculum and motivating in-coming freshmen to think, read, and write critically at a college level. Daley discusses the educator's role in assisting students who arrive at college with inadequate reading,...

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    Literary Devices in the Bible - Metaphor Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan teaches toward an understanding of metaphor. Students search for the seven "I Am" statements of Jesus in the gospel of John. Handouts included.

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    Literature - Bringing Pleasure and Value to Young Readers Grade 3-Grade 6
    McGarrell discusses how young readers can learn to love great literature. They can learn a lot from what they read and they will be able to apply what they learn in the stories. This paper was presented at the 18th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Literature and Life - Teaching Fictional Literature in Adventist Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Velez-Sepulveda looks at the teaching of fictional literature in Adventist higher education. It is the prayer of Velez-Sepulveda that the paper will benefit educators "as it clarifies the dilemma of fiction and its selection and presentation in Adventist...

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    Literature of the Southwest Grade 11-Grade 12
    This literature unit introduces creative writing focusing on some of the writers of the American Southwest. Selections are drawn from Native American poetry as well as explorers and chroniclers of southwest exploration. On-location photographs and videos illustrate...

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    Literature Through the Eyes of Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    This comprehensive guide for students in introductory literature courses addresses crucial questions of interpretation and the limits of literature, and shows how the great works can enrich our understanding of God, ourselves, and the world. Cosponsored by...

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    Literature: Bringing Pleasure and Value to Young Readers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This JAE article argues that students in elementary school can understand and learn from literature as well as older students. In good literature, the story is basic; it promotes ethical sensitivity; it inspires imitation; and it communicates values. There...

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    Meeting At-Risk Students Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This article discusses two methods of working with students in reading: Reading Recovery and Accelerated Reader. The first method involves working with at-risk students throughout the school year teaching reading skills. The second method, a computerized reading...

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    Messiah Grade 5-Grade 8
    A contemporary adaptation of The Desire of Ages. Jerry Thomas' friendly style amplifies the beautiful message of this devotional classic, making the sublime themes of the original easier to grasp.

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    Moral and Ethical Issues in 'The Scarlet Letter' Grade 11-Tertiary
    The author examines "the ethical and moral issues involving the major characters in The Scarlet Letter and to consider the effect of their actions on themselves and on their relationship to others." This paper was presented at the 24th Institute...

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    Museums of the Mind - My Friendship with Australian Poet, Gwen Harwood Grade 11-Lifelong
    The author details her friendship with Australian poet Gwen Harwood, including samples of their communication.

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    NAD Education Supplemental Reading List - PPPA Library Titles Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This supplemental reading list is compiled annually for North American K-12 students. It includes series/sets and single books written by Adventist authors and published by Pacific Press.

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    NAD Grade 3 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 4 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    New England's Women Writers Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    "This unit takes a look at some of the writing that has come from New England’s women writers. Two PowerPoint presentations give a detailed overview of more than a dozen of the key writers of the region, but the bulk of the unit focuses on four...

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    Packy, Pokey, Sally 3 Volume Set Kindergarten-Grade 3
    The classic true adventure stories of a runaway elephant, bear, and monkey by Ethel Maxine Neff are back! Reprinted in inexpensive paperback covers, and retaining all the original artwork, Packy, Pokey, and Sally are ready to be enjoyed by a whole new generation...

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    Pathways Text Questions - Shepherd Warrior Grade 7
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Shepherd Warrior by Bradley Booth. This book is the 7th grade, Walking with God selection for Pathways 2.0, the language arts program developed by the NAD for Adventist schools.

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    Personification in Proverbs Grade 7-Grade 12
    This lesson plan helps students understand personification through an analysis of the Proverbs 1 personification of wisdom. Includes a writing assignment about how this personification is developed.

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    Pilgrims and Progress Lifelong
    Watching his daughter and her school perform a musical based on The Pilgrim’s Progress helps a father appreciate the book and its message.

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    Running From the Traditional Approach to Teaching Reading Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Literature circles are a way of teaching reading, which moves away from the traditional, teacher-directed way of teaching with anthologies and workbooks. How to teach using literature circles is discussed. From the JAE special issue on reading.

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    Shoebox Kids Adventure Series Grade 4-Grade 6
    A twelve book Seventh-day Adventist-developed trade book series created to build faith in school aged children. The series is full of adventure including topics such as baptism, prayer, forgiveness, trust, prejudice, and more. Current titles include:

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    Shoebox Kids Bible Stories Grade 3-Grade 4
    A six book Seventh-day Adventist-developed trade book series covering the Old Testament that make truths relevant to today's kids. Titles include: Creation to Abraham From Isaac to the Red Sea From Sinai to the Walls of Jericho From...

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    Sin and Judgement in Puritan America - Unit Plan Grade 10-Grade 12
    "A comprehensive unit about sin and separation (from God and fellow man), law and justice, and the good news of the gospel which offers forgiveness and salvation from guilt and broken relationships. Planned for an eleventh-grade American Literature class,...

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    Small Steps - Question Sets Grade 5
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret. This book is part of the Pathways Program, the Seventh-day Adventist Language Arts Program developed by the NAD.

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    Some Really Good Literature for Young Adults Grade 9-Grade 12
    Sometimes it seems that titles in the category of young adult literature can be the most difficult to select. This is a great list of some exciting new titles and perhaps some favorite old ones. Presented at the 2006 NAD Teachers Convention.

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    Sonrise Farm Series Grade 5-Grade 8
    A four book series about a girl and her horse that builds faith in God. Meet Jenny Thomas and her courageous Palomino mare Sunny. Their inspirational adventures are based on true stories, and are sure to inspire horse lovers of all ages. Titles include:

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    Spiritual Resources for NIGHT Grade 9-Grade 12
    Elie Weisel's Nobel Peace Prize winning NIGHT is a profound work of literature and an excellent choice for the teacher who wishes to teach for spiritual growth as well as literary understanding and skills. This resource provides accompanying thought questions,...

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    Tatian and Basil - Differing Views Regarding the Pagan Educational System of Antiquity Grade 6-Tertiary
    "Tatian believed Christians should not take part in pagan education. Basil believed that Christians could benefit spiritually from this education if they experienced it selectively and wisely. It is concluded that Basil’s view is the wiser...

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    Teacher Track Grade 1-Grade 8
    From this website, Sandra Doran provides "a wide range of products and services for parents and teachers, including workshops, seminars, teaching tools, product links, books, articles, DVDs, training modules and more."

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    Teaching a Thematic Unit Using Cooperative Learning and Multiple Intelligence Theory Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the special JAE issue on cooperative learning discusses combining cooperative learning with thematic teaching. The specific types of thematic teaching discussed are Group Investigation and Literature-Based Instruction.

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    Teaching an Anti-Christian Text From a Christian Perspective - The Case of S. Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' Tertiary-Lifelong
    Basaninyenzi notes two reasons why 'Waiting for Godot' should be taught in Christian higher education. "First, it will make students understand that in contemporary literature, the importance of a large body of texts is not based on their intrinsic value...

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    Teaching Literature - A Seventh-day Adventist Approach Grade 9-Lifelong
    Inspiring students to explore for themselves literature can enrich their personal faith in God is the primary mission of Seventh-day Adventist literature teachers. Delmer Davis encourages further conversation regarding the integration of faith and the teaching...

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    Teaching Literature through World-view Analysis - An Approach to the Iliad and the Odyssey Grade 11-Tertiary
    Rosario looks at the question "How do we teach secular literature in a Christian perspective?" One approach suggested "aims to sharpen critical and analytical skills of students and teachers and is a tool for integration of faith and learning."...

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    Teaching Shakespeare Within the Context of Christian Faith - A Case Study of Macbeth Grade 11-Tertiary
    Henry examines Macbeth "to show the relationship between his world view and Christian faith, and to use the insights gained to teach students moral and social values that will enhance acceptable behavior in this life, and help them to live so that when...

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    Teaching the Bible as a Revolutionary Cultural Force Grade 11-Tertiary
    Bible courses taught in Adventist colleges and high schools have begun to add a new dimension in the past 20 years or so. Rather than regarding the Scriptures only as a handbook for salvation, they have also begun to see it as great literature. The author...

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    Teaching through Parables - Following Jesus Grade 7-Lifelong
    Badenas looks at the question "Why did Jesus choose this particular literary genre of "parables" to convey some of His most important messages?" Badenas also sets a pattern for an eventual use of parables in religious education in our days."...

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    Teaching YA Cancer Narratives - The Fault in Our Stars and Issues with Voicing Illness Grade 9-Tertiary
    "Increasingly publishers are promoting illness as a commodifiable literary product. . . . The aim of this paper is to provide some background context on illness narratives and offer a close reading of the young adult text, The Fault in our Stars...

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    The Bible and Literature Tertiary-Lifelong
    Haluska notes that "we need to build our teaching on a clear understanding of Bible principles toward worldly literature, especially since Seventh-day Adventists have been blessed with a prophet who has made such a number of statements about the subject."...

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    The Cabin Faced West and Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West - Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 5
    This unit lesson plan integrates language arts, social studies, art, music and Bible. It familiarizes students with events from American History through the use of books, films, DVDs, class discussions, writing and enrichment projects. The lessons are...

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    The Crucible - Spiritual Resource Ideas Grade 9-Grade 12 New!!
    This resource includes research, writing, and project prompts for each act of the play, The Crucible. The goal of these prompts is to stimulate deeper spiritual insight and to connect biblical principles to the literature studied.

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    The Crucible and the Bible Grade 11-Grade 12
    The Crucible, a play by Arthur Miller, explores issues important for every Christian: honesty, justice, fidelity, faith, and conviction. This unit plan, intended to take 6 to 7 weeks, integrates the concepts in the play with Biblical passages. Students...

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    The Growing Good of the World - Personal and Corporate Redemption in Three Victorian Novelists Grade 11-Lifelong
    Howe discusses personal and corporate redemption from the writings of three Victorian novelists. This paper was presented at the 14th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Man Who Couldn't Be Killed Grade 9-Grade 12
    An unforgettable story of faith and miraculous deliverance in Communist China that will inspire teens to believe in a God who is greater that any problem.

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    The Peddlers of Jerusalem - Dialogic Relations Tertiary
    This paper analyzes the work A Tale of Jerusalem, by Edgar A. Poe. The analysis is focused on some of the main aspects of the structure of the work, such as the narrative focus, the characterization of the characters, and the dialogical relationship of the...

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    The Reinvention of the Past in Tropical Sun of Liberty Tertiary
    This article aims to present an analysis of the novel Tropical Sun of Liberty by the writer Ana Maria Machado, crossing data from the recent history of Brazil - the period of military dictatorship - with the fictional universe of the work. This novel is an...

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    The Scarlet Letter Sample Lesson Grade 9-Grade 12
    This sample, faith-integrated lesson plan for The Scarlet Letter offers students an opportunity to work as a legal team to defend their client. Includes opening statements, cross examination, period of refutation, closing statements, and jury decision....

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    The Subjectivity of the Schizophrenic in Clarice Lispector - An Interdisciplinary Study Tertiary
    The present article is a fraction of the results of a research carried out from the bibliographical observation of recurrent dialogues between the literary Clarice Lispector's literary characters - especially Macabéa, from The Hour of the Star - and...

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    Too Much Salt and Pepper - Literature Unit Grade 5-Grade 6
    Eight worksheets with fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer, and essay questions. A final project with a choice of two options ends the unit. An answer key is also included on the last page. Students usually spend two days on each worksheet, and the worksheet...

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    Towards a Biblical Understanding of Literary Creativity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Paseggi surveys "the Bible looking for answers in relation to creativity and literature that can help us as teachers meditate on 'whatever things are true...noble...just...[and] pure' (Philippians 4:8)." This paper was presented at the 24th Institute...

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    Transforming Classroom Practice - Is It Possible to Encourage the Development of Discerning Reading Habits in Students by Using a Blog? Grade 3-Tertiary
    After noticing their students were more likely to read books they recommended, two English teachers created a blog with short book reviews and ratings. This is a great way for teachers to model good reading habits and help cultivate their students' interest...

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    Ultimate Skits - 20 Parables for Driving Home Your Point Grade 7-Grade 12
    Use these 5-minute skits to get your group members thinking and laughing, then talking about spiritual truth and how it relates to important areas and issues of their lives.

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    Unique Hands-on Literature Units Grade 5-Grade 8
    "These interactive literature units make reading class fun while actively engaging the students in a hands-on experience that helps them understand and appreciate the story. These lesson plans will also help to organize the teacher and help to teach a...

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    Why Study Literature? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ideas for how English teachers can respond to the question, Why study literature? Theories about the teaching of literature should be reviewed; students must be provided with opportunities to read and respond in both speech and writing to a variety...