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Analyzing Grammar Rants: An Alternative to Traditional Grammar Instruction

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Analyzing Grammar Rants: An Alternative to Traditional Grammar Instruction

Kenneth Lindblom and Patricia A. Dunn teach language awareness and use through published complaints about the teaching of grammar. Students are able to recognize issues of race and class that determine acceptable usage and learn the importance of audience in their own language use.

 

Expanding Vision: Teaching Haiku

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Expanding Vision: Teaching Haiku

Despite common misconceptions about haiku, there is a lively and vibrant haiku community throughout the United States and many other countries. Read this article for further discussion on the use of haiku in your own classroom.

 

Risking Intensity: Reading and Writing Poetry with High School Students

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Risking Intensity: Reading and Writing Poetry with High School Students

Judith Michaels approaches the subject of the self at both the personal and practical levels, opening the world of poetry to her classes through carefully planned strategies.

 

Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd Edition)

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd Edition)

With many practical lessons, this book shows how to use reciprocal teaching in a variety of classroom settings to enhance students' reading comprehension.

 

Language Learners in the English Classroom

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Language Learners in the English Classroom

This book provides practical, research-based strategies that can help secondary-level English language learners meet the challenges of both language and content learning.