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Supporting Phonemic Awareness Development in the Classroom

Grades   K – 2  |  Professional Library

Supporting Phonemic Awareness Development in the Classroom

Support literacy development through playful and appealing activities that focus on the sound structure of language.

 

"Framing Texts: New Strategies for Student Writers"

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

"Framing Texts: New Strategies for Student Writers"

Using children's picture books, Deborah Dean provided frameworks for student research papers that avoided the pitfalls leading to voiceless and encyclopedic writing. Research guide sheets; class analysis of text organization, sentence variety, stylistic choices; and peer review all contribute to interesting final papers.

 

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.

 

Being and Becoming: Multilingual Writers' Practices

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Being and Becoming: Multilingual Writers' Practices

This study examines the writing practices taken on and negotiated by multilingual class members within two multiage elementary classrooms.

 

"It's Our World Too": Socially Responsive Learners in Middle School Language Arts

Grades   6 – 9  |  Professional Library

"It's Our World Too": Socially Responsive Learners in Middle School Language Arts

This book is a valuable resource for middle school teachers who want to use significant social issues such as race, class, and poverty to invigorate their teaching of literacy and communication skills.