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Sandra Cisneros in the Classroom: "Do not forget to reach"

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Sandra Cisneros in the Classroom: "Do not forget to reach"

The third volume in the NCTE High School Literature Series explores the joys of reading and teaching the stories and poems of noted Mexican American author Sandra Cisneros.

 

Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment

Scott Filkins brings us into his and colleagues' classrooms to demonstrate how high school teachers across the disciplines can engage in inquiry-based reading assessment to support student learning. This book is part of the NCTE Principles in Practice imprint.

 

Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Living Voices: Multicultural Poetry in the Middle School Classroom

Jaime Wood offers middle school English language arts teachers material for teaching poetry by Nikki Giovanni, Li-Young Lee, and Pat Mora; the text includes graphic organizers and other resources.

 

Ten Important Words Plus: A Strategy for Building Word Knowledge

Grades   3 – 12  |  Professional Library

Ten Important Words Plus: A Strategy for Building Word Knowledge

The strategy presented in this article can be used to build and enrich students' understanding of words in any subject area.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

What Works in Writing Instruction: Research and Practices