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Bringing Grammar to Life

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Bringing Grammar to Life

Seamlessly integrate grammar instruction into your entire language arts curriculum.

 

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.

 

Multiple Texts: Multiple Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Multiple Texts: Multiple Opportunities for Teaching and Learning

Using texts that first meet the reading "levels" of middle school students, then offering increasingly challenging books, teachers can group students at all levels using multiple texts. Strategy logs and conferences are two of the successful tools teachers use to increase comprehension as well as critical reading skills.

 

Poets in Practice

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Poets in Practice

This article discusses the need to engage students and teachers in active poetry writing.

 

Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading: Lessons for Teachers of Literature

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading: Lessons for Teachers of Literature

Deborah Appleman dismantles the traditional divide between secondary teachers of literature and teachers of reading and offers a variety of practical ways to teach reading within the context of literature classrooms.