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Standards for the English Language Arts

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library

Standards for the English Language Arts

Standards for the English Language Arts presents a vision of literacy education that encompasses the use of print, oral, and visual language and addresses six interrelated English language arts: reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing, and visually representing.

 

Literary Terms: A Practical Glossary

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Literary Terms: A Practical Glossary

Literary Terms: A Practical Glossary provides up-to-date definitions, drawing on recent developments in literary theory and emphasizing the role of reading practices in the reproduction of literary meanings. Unlike other glossaries, it includes brief activities to help students develop a working knowledge of the concepts.

 

Math Is Language Too: Talking and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

Grades   3 – 6  |  Professional Library

Math Is Language Too: Talking and Writing in the Mathematics Classroom

Replete with children's stories and illustrations, Math Is Language Too looks at children as sense-makers, storytellers, language creators, and problem-posers.

 

Overlapping Vocabulary and Comprehension: Context Clues Complement Semantic Gradients

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Overlapping Vocabulary and Comprehension: Context Clues Complement Semantic Gradients

This teaching technique combines two strategies, context clues and semantic gradients, to help students make vocabulary-to-comprehension connections.

 

Engaging Grammar: Practical Advice for Real Classrooms

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Engaging Grammar: Practical Advice for Real Classrooms

Amy Benjamin challenges the idea of “skill and drill” grammar instruction, and Tom Oliva provides a teacher’s journal chronicling how the concepts in this book can work in a real classroom.