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Spelling in Use: Looking Closely at Spelling in Whole Language Classrooms

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Spelling in Use: Looking Closely at Spelling in Whole Language Classrooms

Laminack and Wood describe, in accessible and lively prose, both the theoretical foundations and the practical details of whole language classrooms.

 

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.

 

From Sheryl Crow to Homer Simpson: Literature and Composition through Pop Culture

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

From Sheryl Crow to Homer Simpson: Literature and Composition through Pop Culture

High school teacher Jerome Evans makes popular culture an integral part of his courses. Through analyzing themes in song lyrics, rhetorical devices in essays and advertisements, and psychology in contemporary film, students improve their skills in critical thinking and writing.

 

Lesson Plans for Developing Digital Literacies

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Lesson Plans for Developing Digital Literacies

Editors Mary T. Christel and Scott Sullivan present a new set of lessons designed to help you integrate a variety of digital applications—Web 2.0 and beyond—into the courses and units you’re already teaching.

 

Ideas Plus: Book 14

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Ideas Plus: Book 14

This volume offers 30 fresh ideas for prewriting, writing, literature, and exploration.