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Resolution on Composing with Nonprint Media

Grades   5 – 12  |  Professional Library

Resolution on Composing with Nonprint Media

This resolution explains what educators can do to work with young people composing nonprint media that can include any combination of visual art, motion (video and film), graphics, text, and sound -- all of which are frequently written and read in nonlinear fashion.

 

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

"Help! What Is Wrong With These Literature Circles and How Can We Fix Them?"

The authors of this article offer some suggestions for how to improve literature circle discussions.

 

Engaging Grammar: Practical Advice for Real Classrooms

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Engaging Grammar: Practical Advice for Real Classrooms

Amy Benjamin challenges the idea of ďskill and drillĒ grammar instruction, and Tom Oliva provides a teacherís journal chronicling how the concepts in this book can work in a real classroom.

 

Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd Edition)

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd Edition)

With many practical lessons, this book shows how to use reciprocal teaching in a variety of classroom settings to enhance students' reading comprehension.

 

Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry

Accent on meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry offers practical ways of teaching students about the close connections between the meaning, rhythm, and meter in poetry.