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To Grammar or Not to Grammar: That Is Not the Question!

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

To Grammar or Not to Grammar: That Is Not the Question!

Argues that, taught in the context of writing, grammar can enhance and improve students' writing. Offers classroom examples showing how: good preparation for writing fosters good grammar and detail; students can use grammatical and syntactic constructions used by professional authors as models for their own writing; and how to help students learn revision strategies at the sentence and paragraph level.

 

Words Are Wonderful: Interactive, Time-Efficient Strategies to Teach Meaning Vocabulary

Grades   3 – 5  |  Professional Library

Words Are Wonderful: Interactive, Time-Efficient Strategies to Teach Meaning Vocabulary

Help students enjoy success and enjoyment in learning vocabulary.

 

Interactive Read-Alouds: Is There a Common Set of Implementation Practices?

Grades   K – 5  |  Professional Library

Interactive Read-Alouds: Is There a Common Set of Implementation Practices?

While research is quite clear on the importance of read-alouds, this article addresses the question of how to conduct an effective read-aloud.

 

Happily Ever After: Sharing Folk Literature With Elementary and Middle School Students

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library

Happily Ever After: Sharing Folk Literature With Elementary and Middle School Students

This unique text provides background about folk literature and how to use this rich genre in your classroom.

 

Reading & Writing & Teens: A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Literacy

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library

Reading & Writing & Teens: A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Literacy

Offering advice from a host of experts in adolescent literacy, this book helps answer real questions from parents across the country about how to best support their teens as readers and writers.