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Teaching HOTS to Low Achieving Students
Prof. Anat Zohar former head of the Pedagogical Secretariat in the Israeli Board of Education
Webcast by Prof. Anat Zohar (in Hebrew) about the importance of teaching higher-order thinking...
Moed Bet 2015 D Exam
Literature Exam Module D July 2015
Moed Bet 2014 D Exam
Literature Exam Module D July 2014
Backward Design Chart
Use this chart to plan your literature program
Explanation of Backward Design
How to plan your literature program - Backward Design
Literature Text Approval List Updated
There are now
for approved and rejected texts: one for four and five points, and one for three points. Updated September 2015.
Updated Handbook OCTOBER 2015
or on the LITERATURE HANDBOOK button on the first page of the TLC site for the new updated version of the Handbook.
Tool for Calculating Log Grade for students in 11th and 12th Grades
The Excel file has been adjusted to include the changes in the Updated Handbook, relevant to students in the 11th and 12th grades in 2015.
for both D and F.
Excel Files for calculating grades for Unit Logs and Exams
For students beginning the 10th grade in Sept. 2014, the calculations for the Unit Logs (Modules B, D and F) and the Exams (D and F) can be calculated using the excel files updated on the site. Do a search for "Excel" and you will find them all.
Text for A Summer's Reading
Due to the fact that the copyright has expired, the text for A Summer's Reading is no longer available on the site.
Unit Planner and Worksheets for "Mama and Her Bank Account"
for a sample unit planner and worksheets for a three-point (Module B) Unit Log for the short story "Mama and Her Bank Account".
Count that Day Lost
How do you spend your days? Are they spent in meaningful activity? Does the time get used purposefully or does it get wasted and lost? How does
Introduction to Poetry
How should you read a poem?
As I Grew Older
How important are your dreams? What are you willing to do to achieve them? What challenges might you have to overcome in order to achieve them?
The Road Not Taken
How do you decide which path not to take? How important are your decisions? How satisfied are you with them?
The Split Cherry Tree
Instead of going home to help his father with farm work, Dave is kept after school to work off a debt for a tree that he broke when he and his friends climbed it. How will his father react? A story about rural America and different types of education.
Nothing lasts forever, no matter how great it may seem to be.
A story about culture, manners, first impressions, values and prejudices
lower-order thinking skills
Pearl S. Buck
As I Grew Older
Extended HOTS questions
National Literature Exam Program
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