Teach students how to read and analyze graphs. Students will learn how to communicate their analysis through writing. Just like the Article of the Week structure, Graph of the Week is perfect for all content areas. How could two content teachers (maybe English and math) pair up to work through one graph together?
Find timely articles to use the Article of the Week structure in your classroom. Articles are targeted to grades 9 - 12.
Article: How to Use Graph of the Week in Your Classroom. "This summer I was looking for ways to help my 8th graders really understand what graphs mean. Not just how to graph a line with a certain slope and y-intercept, but understanding what that line..."
Dave Stuart Jr. has been using Kelly Gallagher's article of the week assignment for years. Here are Dave's articles organized by two categories - timely and timeless.