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Language Learners in the English Classroom

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Language Learners in the English Classroom

This book provides practical, research-based strategies that can help secondary-level English language learners meet the challenges of both language and content learning.

 

Graphic Novels in the Secondary Classroom and School Libraries

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Graphic Novels in the Secondary Classroom and School Libraries

This article examines the rise in popularity of graphic novels, the sales of which have steadily increased as their influence expands into adolescent culture.

 

Using Children’s Literature to Spark Learning

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Using Children’s Literature to Spark Learning

Presents two brief articles--the first discusses purposes for using children's picture books in a secondary classroom, activities for children's literature, and integrating children's books into the classroom curriculum; and the second discusses using folktales in the classroom to engage reluctant readers and writers, suggests ideas/topics for folktale writing projects, lists writing prompts, and recommends folktales.

 

Guideline on The Students' Right to Read

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Guideline on The Students' Right to Read

The current edition of The Students' Right to Read is an adaptation and updating of the original Council statement, including "Citizen's Request for Reconsideration of a Work."

 

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.