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Power of Picture Books, The: Using Content Area Literature in Middle School

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Power of Picture Books, The: Using Content Area Literature in Middle School

Featuring descriptions and activities for fifty exceptional titles, Mary Jo Fresch and Peggy Harkins offer a wealth of ideas for harnessing the power of picture books to improve reading and writing in the content areas.

 

Words Are Wonderful: Interactive, Time-Efficient Strategies to Teach Meaning Vocabulary

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Words Are Wonderful: Interactive, Time-Efficient Strategies to Teach Meaning Vocabulary

Help students enjoy success and enjoyment in learning vocabulary.

 

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading

This landmark reference offers in-depth exploration of contemporary reading and literacy research.

 

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.

 

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.