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Using Short Story Collections to Enrich the English Classroom

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Using Short Story Collections to Enrich the English Classroom

Describes ways short story collections can be integrated into the English curriculum, including a short story fair, a short story hunt, using single short stories to extend a unit, using a short story by itself, using a collection as a whole, and using short stories as part of a focus on writing. Offers a list of short story resources.

 

"You Gotta BE the Book": Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents (2nd edition)

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

"You Gotta BE the Book": Teaching Engaged and Reflective Reading with Adolescents (2nd edition)

Wilhelm's vital book looks at "what this act of reading really is": a social practice and a search for meaning.

 

Singing Across the Curriculum

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Singing Across the Curriculum

In this article, the author explains how singing can help students learn across the curriculum.

 

Reading and Writing Nonfiction Genres

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Reading and Writing Nonfiction Genres

This practical, hands-on text shows how to teach nonfiction to elementary students.

 

Teaching Economics Through Children's Literature in the Primary Grades

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Teaching Economics Through Children's Literature in the Primary Grades

In this approach, teachers simultaneously teach reading strategies and empower their students to understand economics.