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Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Motivating Young Writers Through Write-Talks: Real Writers, Real Audiences, Real Purposes

This article describes the use of "write-talks," brief motivational talks designed to engage students in writing.

 

Roots and Branches: A Resource of Native American Literature

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Roots and Branches: A Resource of Native American Literature

This valuable resource book offers teachers an opportunity to learn and to teach about Native American literatures in context. Susag examines the historical and literary contexts that frame the literary work of Native peoples.

 

Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being

Professional Library

Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being

Dean synthesizes theory and research about genres and provides secondary-level teachers with practical classroom applications.

 

Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts

John Golden offers middle and high school teachers a practical guide for using documentary film in the classroom to improve students' reading, writing, and thinking skills.

 

Bringing Grammar to Life

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Bringing Grammar to Life

Seamlessly integrate grammar instruction into your entire language arts curriculum.