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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS: LITERATURE, INFORMATIONAL TEXT, WRITING, LISTENING, SPEAKING, LANGUAGE CONVENTIONS, VOCABULARY, THINKING AND RESEARCH SKILLS

These are some websites where you can learn more about text readability.

Gunning Fog Index

http://gunning-fog-index.com/

Coleman-Liau Index

http://www.readabilityformulas.com/coleman-liau-readability-formula.php

Flesch/Flesch-Kincaid Readability

http://www.readabilityformulas.com/flesch-grade-level-readability-formula.php

The Automated Readability Index

http://www.readabilityformulas.com/automated-readability-index.php

The SMOG Grade

http://www.readabilityformulas.com/smog-readability-formula.php

SMOG PDF






Key Terminology for ELA Grades 3 to 8:



ELA Course Descriptions Grades K-6:






Consider becoming a member of the PA Council of Teachers of English Language Arts.

They're holding their Annual Conference in October 2013

Check out their website for upcoming conference information:


http://www.pctela.org/

NATIONAL DAY ON WRITING IS OCTOBER 20, 2014:

Check out the National Writing Project at:

http://www.ncte.org/dayonwriting

APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
Visit the Academy of American Poets at http://www.poets.org for more details


Use these strategy cards to learn ways to use data productively:






This document provides lists of root words and how they apply to various subject areas:




Internet Resources:

http://teachingtoday.glencoe.com/howtoarticles/differentiating-reading-instruction-in-the-language-arts-classroom
http://teachingtoday.glencoe.com/howtoarticles/the-perils-and-pitfalls-of-wikipedia
http://www.teach-nology.com/subjects/langarts/