Artifact resource page

Artifact Resources– This page provides links to activities, student work, reflections and theory related to the use of artifacts with classroom based writing activities  Artifacts can provide  link between students’ worlds outside of school and what they experience in the classroom. They can also be critically examined with links across subject areas.

Experiential :

Abandoned Farmhouse–Ted Kooser poem with artifactsWriting About Artifacts

Family Writing Night Activities with Artifacts

Sharing your object

Every object tells a story

Thinking about Exhibits

Object Box Inquiry

Mystery Objects

Theoretical:

Intro to Artifacts (summary theory)

Works Cited

Third space article

 

 

Practical:

Student work:

Orange_Pants

The Silver Heart

Extensions:

Shoebox Exchange

Interests and Passions

 

 

 

 

                                   Reflective 

 

Author notes for artifact papers

 

 

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