The Picture Book Experience includes easy-to-use tips, charts, graphic organizers, and activities for whole-classroom or independent reading. The extensive lists of titles, authors, and illustrators help teachers and students select personal picture book favorites to return to again and again.
This is the only reading inventory on the market to support the treatment of reading as a "thinking" process through questions and assessments that measure not only readers' ability to recall facts, but also whether they can draw logical conclusions about those facts and respond critically to those conclusions. This book includes both narrative and expository readers' passages for use with pre-K readers through readers in grade 9; and is written in an accessible, inviting style.
This book will provide teachers with a set of teaching strategies to provide children with a tool-kit of creative skills. This book suggests that a child, who might dislike a lesson on the correct use of grammar, will become excited by a lesson that involves using his or her own talents and experiences to create a story. Throughout the process of composing the story the child will attend to aspects of grammar in order to share their work with others. The book also includes: 20 creative writing templates for classroom activities.
Get Graphic! demonstrates how to use storyboards in all stages of the creative process, from brainstorming ideas to using thumbnail sketches to develop, revise, and finalize stories. Step-by-step instructions on how to generate action-filled pages and streamlined plots, as well as suggestions for planning drawings and using collage, help students create their own personalized stories and books.
Call Number: PE 1128 .A2 G6829 2012 CURRICULUM COLLECTION
Publication Date: 2011-10-05
This book provides a wealth of practical literacy strategies tailored for students who have had interrupted formal education or come from newly arrived immigrant populations. Teachers will find an instructional and assessment framework designed to promote these critical competencies: Functional literacy in phonics, spelling, and reading Content-area literacy for vocabulary, concept attainment, and comprehension Technological literacy for information searching, evaluation, and synthesis Innovative literacy for creativity, growth, and lifelong learning
Call Number: PE 1471 .M25 2007 CURRICULUM COLLECTION
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
The book incorporates a wide range of innovative approaches to teaching essay writing -- from how to "picture” and "act out” an essay to a winning format for a topic sentence and using scattergrams to turn brainstorming into constructive outlines. Throughout the book, assessment tools and marking keys support simple marking techniques that consider not just the final essay, but effort and time on task.
The book shows them, step-by-step, how to translate twelve poems from seven different languages, and in the process children learn poetic concepts like similes and metaphors while being inspired to create their own masterpieces.