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Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Accent on Meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry

Accent on meter: A Handbook for Readers of Poetry offers practical ways of teaching students about the close connections between the meaning, rhythm, and meter in poetry.

 

Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Sharing Stories and Developing Multiple Perspectives in Post-9/11 Classrooms

Sensitive to the increased importance of valuing diversity and diverse points of view since 9/11, this article describes activities through which ESL students contribute new knowledge to their classes while simultaneously improving their English language skills.

 

Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being

Professional Library

Genre Theory: Teaching, Writing, and Being

Dean synthesizes theory and research about genres and provides secondary-level teachers with practical classroom applications.

 

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

Grade   K  |  Professional Library

Building a Foundation for Preschool Literacy: Effective Instruction for Children's Reading and Writing Development (Second Edition)

This book focuses on best practices for providing preschoolers with early literacy instruction.

 

Undoing the Great Grammatical Scam

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Undoing the Great Grammatical Scam

Grammar should be taught in the context of students' own writing: "we learn what we actually have the opportunity to practice and do in the real world."