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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.

 

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2

Grades   K – 2  |  Professional Library

Supporting Students in a Time of Core Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2

This book provides insights and resources for teachers, administrators, and policymakers working with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by championing a critical perspective and teaching that promote students’ development as competent and critical problem solvers.

 

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.

 

Walk with Light: Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library

Walk with Light: Guiding Students through the Conventions of Literary Analysis

Burdan shares some common misconceptions surrounding literary analysis and describes activities that help students understand “the play of language.”

 

Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Flip-A-Chip to Build Vocabulary

This word-game strategy builds vocabulary and comprehension while motivating students.