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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.

 

Writing about Literature, 2nd ed., Revised and Updated

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Writing about Literature, 2nd ed., Revised and Updated

This book is intended to help middle and secondary school English language arts teachers integrate literature study and composition instruction.

 

Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading

Grades   2 – 7  |  Professional Library

Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading

This book provides information on the benefits of independent reading, how to set up a classroom library, and ways to actively engage students in independent reading.

 

Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library

Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!

Planning for Inquiry shows you how to get an inquiry-based curriculum started, how to keep it going, and how to do so while remaining accountable to mandated curricula, standards, and programs.

 

Sound and Sense in Children's Picturebooks

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library

Sound and Sense in Children's Picturebooks

Explores (from the point of view of the writer, a children's author) one aspect of learning about language that is present in the picture books he writes: the relation between sound and sense.