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Language and Literacy: The Poetry Connection

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Language and Literacy: The Poetry Connection

Offers a conceptual framework for building language awareness through the reading of poetry, encouraging children to reflect on language in interesting and powerful ways. Provides an instructional model for constructing literature-based experiences in the classroom.

 

Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Joy F. Moss focuses on literature units structured around read-aloud/think-aloud group sessions in which students collaborate to construct meaning.

 

"But Will It Work with Real Students?" Scenarios for Teaching Secondary English Language Arts

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

"But Will It Work with Real Students?" Scenarios for Teaching Secondary English Language Arts

Pedagogical narratives written by secondary teachers and thoughtful responses to these narratives by experienced teachers and teacher educators form the heart of this text.

 

Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines

Written with the Common Core State Standards firmly in mind, this book presents a much-needed instructional model for disciplinary literacy.

 

Motivating Writing in Middle School

Grades   6 – 8  |  Professional Library

Motivating Writing in Middle School

This volume offers a variety of ways to stimulate student writing: through the use of artifacts, through exploration of the students' own experiences, memories, and aspirations, and through real-world writing tasks.