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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.

 

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.

 

Conversation: The Comprehension Connection

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Conversation: The Comprehension Connection

Conversation provides opportunities for students to practice and use cognitive strategies, and is critical for developing comprehension.

 

What Is “College-Level” Writing? Volume 2: Assignments, Readings, and Student Writing Samples

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

What Is “College-Level” Writing? Volume 2: Assignments, Readings, and Student Writing Samples

Edited by Patrick Sullivan, Howard Tinberg, and Sheridan Blau, this sequel to What Is “College-Level” Writing? (2006) highlights the practical aspects of teaching writing.

 

Multigenre, Multiple Intelligences, and Transcendentalism

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Multigenre, Multiple Intelligences, and Transcendentalism

Colleen A. Ruggieri offers a multigenre, mulltiple intelligences unit on transcendentalism complete with suggested texts and an assessment plan.