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To our educators, literacy advocates, and families … We see you. We see your dedication to kids, your late-night worries, and your commitment to nurturing a vibrant community of learners — with literacy instruction that lifts all students.

We can help. Here on AdLit, you’ll find a rich, multimedia library of free, research-based resources to support your students in grades 6-12. 


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Semantic Feature Analysis

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Semantic Feature Analysis

The Semantic Feature Analysis strategy engages students in reading assignments by asking them to relate selected vocabulary to key features of the text. This technique uses a matrix to help students discover how one set of things is related to one another.

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Weekly Lit Question

Where was Hope in Hope Was Here by Joan Bauer?

Mama says I always liked words; that I was talking before I could walk, and reading and writing before I even got to kindergarten. For some reason, I like poems ... I like making words fit together like puzzle pieces, and coming up with the perfect rhyme.

excerpt from Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist

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