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Grammar Alive!: A Guide for Teachers

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Grammar Alive!: A Guide for Teachers

NCTE’s Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar provides this much-needed resource for teachers who wonder what to do about grammar—how to teach it, how to apply it, how to learn what they themselves were never taught.

 

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Comprehension

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Comprehension

This article presents a model of comprehension to support classroom teachers as they engage their students in making meaning from text.

 

Poets in Practice

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Poets in Practice

This article discusses the need to engage students and teachers in active poetry writing.

 

Moving Beyond the Page in Content Area Literacy: Comprehension Instruction for Multimodal Texts in Science

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Moving Beyond the Page in Content Area Literacy: Comprehension Instruction for Multimodal Texts in Science

To be literate in the 21st century, students need to be able to evaluate and create texts using multiple forms of representation.

 

Multiple Texts: Multiple Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Multiple Texts: Multiple Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Using texts that first meet the reading "levels" of middle school students, then offering increasingly challenging books, teachers can group students at all levels using multiple texts. Strategy logs and conferences are two of the successful tools teachers use to increase comprehension as well as critical reading skills.