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A Failure of the Imagination

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

A Failure of the Imagination

This article discusses the imaginative activities and assignments that teachers often assign that violate the text around which the lesson is focused and that mislead students about its meaning.

 

Writing Our Communities: Local Learning and Public Culture

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Writing Our Communities: Local Learning and Public Culture

Student engagement with community becomes the centerpiece of the book, an engagement that takes place across disciplines through projects involving history, environment, culture, and much more.

 

Guided Comprehension in the Primary Grades

Grades   K – 3  |  Professional Library

Guided Comprehension in the Primary Grades

The popular Guided Comprehension instructional framework is tailored to the primary-grade classroom and updated in this second edition printing.

 

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.

 

Teaching Vocabulary to Improve Reading Comprehension

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Teaching Vocabulary to Improve Reading Comprehension

Nagy describes the three methods of vocabulary instruction that most effectively improve comprehension and the teaching methods that employ them.