Teaching Writing

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
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Accessible and reader-friendly, this is the definitive book on teaching writing to children in grades K-8, the only title on the market to thoroughly address both the process and the product of writing. Covers strategies for teaching prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing through writing workshops, literature focus units, and thematic units; techniques for helping children develop ideas, organize writing, choose vocabulary, apply stylistic devices, and correct mechanical errors; and, five levels of scaffolded composition instruction: modeled, shared, interactive, guided, and independent writing. Addressing Process and Product NEW! A Writing Workshop CD now included in every copy of the book gives you specific insight into classroom teaching in a workshop model, illustrating both the writing process and product. Meeting Individual Student Needs NEW! How to Address Struggling Writers' Problems-- this step by step analysis explains what issues cause writers to struggle, provides clear examples of the problem, and clarifies the steps to take to help writers overcome their obstacles. Planning for Accountability NEW! Preparing for Writing Tests --this new feature will help you prepare students for high-stakes testing by clearly defining each type of writing, providing prompts to generate a writing sample, and outlining possible pitfalls writers may face when writing in this specific genre.

Language arts

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130610461
Format: PDF, ePub
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Built on a solid research base, this exceptionally applied, accessible, and teacher-friendly book continues to provide balanced coverage of all six of the language arts, including extensive application as well as student artifacts. Chapter topics cover learning and the language arts; teaching and assessing language arts; the reading and writing processes; looking closely at words; personal writing; listening to learn and sustaining talk in the classroom; reading and writing stories, information, and poetry; learning to spell conventionally; learning about grammar and usage; and developing legible handwriting.

Literacy for the 21st Century

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130985903
Format: PDF, Docs
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For courses in Elementary Reading Methods. Balanced in its approach, Literacy for the 21st Century models how to execute the principles and processes recognized by the field as exemplary practice. The text features authentic classroom teaching models with student artifacts, minilessons, and four core instructional approaches for developing literacy skills. Chapters focus both on reading and writing processes and discuss how to develop fluent readers and writers, how to facilitate comprehension, how to organize for literacy instruction and how to use a variety of assessment procedures to document student learning. Because of its accessibility and practical pedagogical features, this text serves preservice teachers well. It also will function well for those teachers pressed into service in accelerated credentialing programs acting as an invaluable resource to get up and running quickly.

Literacy for the 21st Century

Author: Gail Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson Australia
ISBN: 1486005861
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Literacy for the 21st Century, 2e, gives students the strategies and ability to teach literacy effectively in Australian classrooms. Linking the theory and research to classroom practice, and with a greater emphasis on the use of digital literacies, students will gain a practical understanding of teaching reading and writing.

Literacy in the Middle Grades

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133859371
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Written with teachers in grades 4 through 8 in mind, Literacy in the Middle Grades has been crafted to answer the questions of teachers working with young adolescents. By addressing the realities of teaching in the middle grades — the changing needs of adolescents; the increasing diversity in the classroom; the constantly changing technology available to teachers; the newest federal, state, and curricular demands — this thoroughly applied new edition situates literacy instruction in the contemporary classroom to help new and experienced teachers help young adolescents develop strong literacy skills.

Literacy for the 21st Century

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130985903
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For courses in Elementary Reading Methods. Balanced in its approach, Literacy for the 21st Century models how to execute the principles and processes recognized by the field as exemplary practice. The text features authentic classroom teaching models with student artifacts, minilessons, and four core instructional approaches for developing literacy skills. Chapters focus both on reading and writing processes and discuss how to develop fluent readers and writers, how to facilitate comprehension, how to organize for literacy instruction and how to use a variety of assessment procedures to document student learning. Because of its accessibility and practical pedagogical features, this text serves preservice teachers well. It also will function well for those teachers pressed into service in accelerated credentialing programs acting as an invaluable resource to get up and running quickly.

Once Upon a Time

Author: Jane Heitman
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 158683231X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Provides lessons, reproducible worksheets, and activities that cover eight fairy tales.

Think It Show It Science Strategies for Demonstrating Knowledge

Author: Gregory A. Denman
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425895298
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A must-have resource for grades 3-8, this book helps teachers guide students in communicating their scientific thinking through writing and speaking. Specific step-by-step strategies are provided for developing students' clear, concise writing and discussion skills about scientific concepts. Included in this resource are exemplar writing samples and a Digital Resource CD featuring student activity sheets and rubrics.

Strategies for Effective Balanced Literacy

Author: Mary Jo Fresch
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425897649
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This easy-to-follow guide is filled with practical approaches to help teachers transition towards a balanced literacy framework. Designed for both newer and veteran teachers alike, this straightforward book offers simple techniques and concrete strategies to nurture classroom reading and writing skills through Shared/Guided/Independent Reading and Writing activities. This resource gives teachers in-depth lessons plans that take the away guesswork out of what is needed the Language Arts classroom implementing the Balanced Literacy approach.

Literacy in the Early Grades

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780133564501
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. In "Literacy in the Early Grades, 4/e," Gail Tompkins, long recognized as a leader in the field of literacy education, presents research-based, practical help for getting every child off to a successful start in literacy-and for helping new and experienced teachers ensure they're prepared to pass their licensure exams. The focus is exclusively on he developmental needs of children in Pre-K through grade 4, and on the skills and strategies teachers need to guide them to become successful, fluent readers and writers. In it, teachers get research-based, practical directives supported by authentic student examples of sound literacy instruction and assessment, along with unsurpassed classroom applications in the form of authentic classroom vignettes, student work samples, mini lessons, assessment tools, video case studies, and a compendium of instructional procedures. Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Enhanced eText exclusively from Pearson. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are reading. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.* Interactive. Features include embedded video, embedded assessment, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search. Affordable. Experience all these advantages of the Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 - 4, a 7" or 10" tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer 0133831469 / 9780133831467 Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, Loose-Leaf Version with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133564509 / 9780133564501 Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, Loose-Leaf Version 0133825019 / 9780133825015 Literacy in the Early Grades: A Successful Start for PreK-4 Readers and Writers, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card