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Literacy + Math = Creative Connections in the Elementary Classroom

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Literacy + Math = Creative Connections in the Elementary Classroom

This book details the importance of establishing a literacy-mathematics connection for students and offers suggestions and ideas for improving math skills while fostering literacy growth.

 

Designing Writing Assignments

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Designing Writing Assignments

Traci Gardner offers practical tips, starting points, and a companion website to help secondary and college teachers design effective writing assignments.

 

Rope Them in With Hand Gestures

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Rope Them in With Hand Gestures

Using hand gestures is a great way to get students engaged in learning and more focused on reading comprehension strategies.

 

Critical Literacies and Graphic Novels for English-Language Learners: Teaching Maus

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Critical Literacies and Graphic Novels for English-Language Learners: Teaching Maus

Particularly for English-language learners, graphic novels can be used in the secondary classroom as part of a multiliteracies approach.

 

Authentic Assessments for the English Classroom

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Authentic Assessments for the English Classroom

Joanna Dolgin, Kim Kelly, and Sarvenaz Zelkha offer real-world examples, sample student work, step-by-step instructions, and handouts to help teachers incorporate authentic forms of assessment into the middle and high school curriculum.