The Resource Article of the week

Article of the week

Label
Article of the week
Title
Article of the week
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Kelly Gallagher learned that his 9th grade students could not name the vice president of the United States, and when two seniors asked him in all seriousness, "Who is this guy, Al Qaeda?", Kelly was shocked into realising he needed to do something outside the standard curriculum to build his students' background knowledge. In response, he developed the Article of the week activity to address the serious gaps in his students' education. Each week, students read a short article that informs them about the world. Students highlight passages and words they don't understand, consider the author's purpose and intended audience, and work through any confusion. The class then discusses how the structure and craft of the article informs reader comprehension and how they can implement these elements into their own writing. In 15-minutes, Kelly shows teachers how to integrate the Article of the week into their own classrooms in a manner that provides the background knowledge that is the foundation for critical reading. About the author Kelly Gallagher is a teacher with over twenty years of high school teaching experience behind him. He is currently a full-time teacher at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California. He believes that "there is no greater pleasure than teaching someone something." Teaching is "artistic, it matters a great deal, and I can never get the job down perfectly."
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Stenhouse Publishers in 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gallagher, Kelly
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High school teaching
  • Reading comprehension
  • Documentary television programs
Technique
live action
Label
Article of the week
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 15 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1110587
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897771754
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1110587
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Article of the week
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 15 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1110587
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897771754
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1110587
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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