Hey World, Here I Am!

Author: Jean Little

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006440384X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 7899


Kate Bloomfield is back! And she's got a lot to say -- about school and friends and parents, about cartwheels (she can't do them), about parsnips (she won't eat them), about being alone and being herself, about life and love...even about Dave Nelson, who doesn't know she's alive. Outspoken, funny, sometimes confused but always observant, Kate is writing it all down -- "Hey World, Here I Am!" Notable Children's Books of 1989 (ALA) Best Books of 1989 (SLJ) Notable 1989 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Children's Books of 1989 (Library of Congress) 1989 Children's Books (NY Public Library)

How to Reach and Teach All Children Through Balanced Literacy

Author: Sandra F. Rief, M.A.,Julie A. Heimburge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787988057

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 2564


How to Reach and Teach All Children Through Balanced Literacy offers you a handbook for teaching literacy to diverse students in grades 3-8. The balanced literacy method combines the best practices of phonics and other skill-based language instruction with the holistic, literature-based approach in order to help you teach reading, writing, and speaking in a clear and approachable format. This dynamic resource offers an easily accessible research-based approach to balanced literacy that is grounded in the innovative ideas developed by authors Sandra F. Rief and Julie A. Heimburge. The book includes detailed descriptions of what a balanced literacy classroom looks like and shows how to create a program from the ground up or give your existing program a boost. The book can be used across content areas and is filled with reproducible worksheets, activities, and other handy classroom tools. Some topics covered include: Shared book experiences Reading aloud Oral language and vocabulary development Guided reading for comprehension Modeled writing Reading and writing conferences Book clubs Content area reading and writing Ongoing assessments Enhancing literacy through technology

The Poetry Experience

Choosing and Using Poetry in the Classroom

Author: Sheree Fitch,Larry Swartz

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551382237

Category: Education

Page: 29

View: 8742


"Tips on reading, speaking, sharing, and responding to poetry combine with ideas to trigger imagination ad the writing of poetry, leading to enhanced literacy and fluency skills, and a deeper appreciation of the power of poetry in its various forms."--verso.

A Field Guide to the Classroom Library

Author: Lucy McCormick Calkins,Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (Columbia University)

Publisher: Heinemann


Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 1826


Noted teacher/author Lucy Calkins and a team from The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Community have created the most comprehensive and accessible leveled lists and guides for nearly 1,200 children's trade books.

Exiles from the War

The War Guests Diary of Charlotte Mary Twiss

Author: Jean Little

Publisher: Scholastic Canada

ISBN: 9780545986175

Category: Canada

Page: 243

View: 9736


When a frightened girl and boy arrive on the Twiss family's doorstep to escape the Blitz, Charlotte wonders how she will keep her war guests from missing their parents back home, or from cowering every time a plane flies overhead. Though the war is being waged across the Atlantic, Charlotte begins to feel its danger, as her brother George defies their parents and enlists in the Navy. After months of receiving letters from overseas, suddenly there is no word from him - has the unthinkable happened and George's ship been sunk by a German submarine? Charlotte Twiss's diary shows her innermost feelings about her life on the Canadian homefront, as she helps her war guests "settle in" and wonders whether her brother is safe from harm.

Honey for a Teen's Heart

Using Books to Communicate with Teens

Author: Gladys Hunt,Barbara Hampton

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310872650

Category: Religion

Page: 304

View: 3324


Help Your Teen Catch the Lifelong Reading Bug.Honey for a Teen’s Heart spells out how good books can help you and your teenager communicate heart-to-heart about ideas, values, and the various issues of a Christian worldview. Sharing the adventure of a book lets both of you know the same people, see the same sights, face the same choices, and feel the same emotions. Life spills out of books--giving you plenty to talk about! But Honey for a Teen’s Heart will do more than strengthen the bonds between you and your son or daughter. You’ll also learn how to help your teen catch the reading habit and become a lover of good books. Gladys Hunt’s insights on how to read a book, what to look for in a book, and how to question what you read will challenge you and your teenager alike. It’s training for life! And it’s fabulous preparation for teens entering college. Including an annotated list of over four hundred books, Honey for a Teen’s Heart gives you expert guidance on the very best books for teens.

Look Out World...Here I Come!

Author: Tom Wilson

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780836218725

Category: Humor

Page: 104

View: 2678


Ziggy, the lovable loser, faces daily life with its ups and downs in a world where the environment is threatened

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

Author: Carole Cox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452237611

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 8382


Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides teachers with 40 strategies for using fiction and non-fiction trade books to teach in five key content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Each strategy provides everything a teacher needs to get started: a classroom example that models the strategy, a research-based rationale, relevant content standards, suggested books, reader-response questions and prompts, assessment ideas, examples of how to adapt the strategy for different grade levels (K–2, 3–5, and 6–8), and ideas for differentiating instruction for English language learners and struggling students. Throughout the book, student work samples and classroom vignettes bring the content to life.

Success in Reading and Writing

Grade 5

Author: Jean F. Bernholz,Patricia Horne Sumner

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 9780673360052

Category: Education

Page: 294

View: 4623


Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!