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Menu Magic!

Grades   5 – 9  |  Professional Library

Menu Magic!

This article helps eighth graders review the power of adjectives. Students eat up this project that promises to deliver the opportunity to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate while giving students the chance to work in cooperative groups. All in all, it's an appetizing way to get kids focused on descriptive writing.

 

Going Bohemian: How to Teach Writing Like You Mean It

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library

Going Bohemian: How to Teach Writing Like You Mean It

This resource offers unconventional strategies to guide students through some of the more difficult tasks in learning to write.

 

Writing about Literature, 2nd ed., Revised and Updated

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

Writing about Literature, 2nd ed., Revised and Updated

This book is intended to help middle and secondary school English language arts teachers integrate literature study and composition instruction.

 

I-Search in the Age of Information

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library

I-Search in the Age of Information

Middle school teacher Huntington Lyman takes a fresh look at the I-Search research method and shows how it can be modified to provide an effective project for middle school students.

 

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.