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Grades K – 12 | Meeting & Event
Register now for the 2013 Literacies for All Summer Institute, “Authentic Literacy Events and Social Actions Celebrating Relationships and Partnerships,” July 18-20 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library
Written with the Common Core State Standards firmly in mind, this book presents a much-needed instructional model for disciplinary literacy.
Grades K – 5 | Professional Library
This practical text outlines various ways to enhance and enrich writing instruction through the use of children's literature.
Grades 8 – 12 | Professional Library
Describes a research paper in the author's high school English classroom which connected to the lives and interests of students, who delved into community problems with as much rigor (and using many types of research as traditional essays exploring arcane philosophical questions). Describes creating a context for exploration, and students' final projects.
Rubenstein offers specific, classroom-tested strategies for teaching Raymond Carver's short stories and poems in the high school English classroom.
Grades 3 – 8 | Professional Library
Conversation provides opportunities for students to practice and use cognitive strategies, and is critical for developing comprehension.
Grammar should be taught in the context of students' own writing: "we learn what we actually have the opportunity to practice and do in the real world."