Talk about Books

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591580232
Format: PDF
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This new guide provides everything you need to run a dynamic, no-fuss book discussion group with elementary and middle school students.

Character Builders

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591583707
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Recommends six hundred books that encourage character traits such as responsibility, perseverance, and cooperation, and contains categorized entries that give a synopsis of each book.

Supporting Reading in Grades 6 12 A Guide

Author: Sybil M. Farwell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598848046
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book presents a curricular framework for students grades 6–12 that school librarians and teachers can use collaboratively to enhance reading skill development, promote literature appreciation, and motivate young people to incorporate reading into their lives, beyond the required schoolwork. • More than 100 lessons and activities from the Web as well as print sources correlated to the components of the curriculum • An annual calendar of READS activities for secondary schools • A bibliography including dozens of resources for student use and on professional topics • A glossary of key terms used in libraries and classrooms • A useful index offering access to instructional concepts, strategies, programs, and resources • A READS curriculum chart for grades 6 through 12

Boys and Literacy

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591582120
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Addressing the hot issue of literacy and boys, this new book explores the facts and research related to the topic. Furnishing annotations of current, relevant journal and magazine articles, it provides strategies for making changes in the classroom and home that will help improve the literacy of boys.

Language Arts

Author: Mildred R. Donoghue
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412940494
Format: PDF, ePub
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Language Arts: Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching provides a clear and succinct introduction to teaching the language arts to elementary students, focusing on integrating the six language arts with other subject areas. This practical, hands-on text adroitly incorporates the IRA/NCTE Standards and provides guidance on differentiating instruction to bring out the best in the rapidly growing numbers of students with special needs English Language Learners in the regular classroom.

Maniac Magee

Author: Perdita Finn
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439163620
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A guide to facilitating the discussion of the novel by Jerry Spinelli by students in grades four through eight offers suggestions for identifying themes, analyzing vocabulary, and responding to the text.

Books kids will sit still for 3

Author: Judy Freeman
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
ISBN: 9781591581635
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Keep children on the edge of their seats with this guide to captivating read-alouds for grades K through 6. Tips on presentation and references to related titles help you plan effective programs and instill a love of books and reading.

Number the Stars

Author: Tara McCarthy
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439271707
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A guide to facilitating the discussion of the novel by Lois Lowry by students in grades four through eight offers suggestions for identifying themes, analyzing vocabulary, and responding to the text.