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Bringing Grammar to Life

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Bringing Grammar to Life

Seamlessly integrate grammar instruction into your entire language arts curriculum.

 

Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!

Planning for Inquiry shows you how to get an inquiry-based curriculum started, how to keep it going, and how to do so while remaining accountable to mandated curricula, standards, and programs.

 

"But Will It Work with Real Students?" Scenarios for Teaching Secondary English Language Arts

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

"But Will It Work with Real Students?" Scenarios for Teaching Secondary English Language Arts

Pedagogical narratives written by secondary teachers and thoughtful responses to these narratives by experienced teachers and teacher educators form the heart of this text.

 

Peek, Peak, Pique: Using Homophones to Teach Vocabulary (and Spelling!)

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Peek, Peak, Pique: Using Homophones to Teach Vocabulary (and Spelling!)

Argues that regular homophone practice enhances vocabulary knowledge, spelling skills, pronunciation ability, and overall reading proficiency. Describes how card games played with decks of homophones helped to accomplish these things. Notes particular benefits of homophone games to ESL students, and outlines key advantages of using the games.

 

Fifty Alternatives to the Book Report

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Fifty Alternatives to the Book Report

Offers 50 diverse suggestions intended to offer students new ways to think about a piece of literature, new directions to explore, and ways to respond with greater depth to the books they read.