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Conversation: The Comprehension Connection

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Conversation: The Comprehension Connection

Conversation provides opportunities for students to practice and use cognitive strategies, and is critical for developing comprehension.

 

Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing

This collection of lesson plans will help prepare high school and college students for college-level writing.

 

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades 9-12

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades 9-12

This book reinforces a focus on student learning by demonstrating ways of addressing the Common Core State Standards in grades 9-12 while also adhering to NCTE principles of effective teaching.

 

Fresh Perspectives on New Literacies and Technology Integration

Grades   5 – 8  |  Professional Library

Fresh Perspectives on New Literacies and Technology Integration

This article provides practical ideas for integrating technologies into the classroom in ways that honor students’ out-of-school technology funds of knowledge.

 

Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction

The book includes a variety of literary texts, along with accessible discussions and stimulating exercises to help students investigate the values, assumptions, and practices that underlie literary activity.