Text Structures From Nursery Rhymes

Author: Gretchen Bernabei
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506387942
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Revolutionary Strategy for Teaching Writing to Children How can we shape young students, often just learning how to hold a pencil, into capable writers? This groundbreaking book offers the solution: a clear framework for guiding children to write in any style, from narrative to persuasive. The key lies in using familiar text structures to break down a story into its main components, immediately thrusting students into the role of the writer. Included are 53 lessons, each centered around a classic nursery rhyme, and all the tools you’ll need to lead your students in crafting their own story — in words, pictures, or both. Discover how text structures, already a success in later grades, can also have a profound impact on younger students’ progress.

Text Structures From Nursery Rhymes

Author: Gretchen Bernabei
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506387950
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A Revolutionary Strategy for Teaching Writing to Children How can we shape young students, often just learning how to hold a pencil, into capable writers? This groundbreaking book offers the solution: a clear framework for guiding children to write in any style, from narrative to persuasive. The key lies in using familiar text structures to break down a story into its main components, immediately thrusting students into the role of the writer. Included are 53 lessons, each centered around a classic nursery rhyme, and all the tools you’ll need to lead your students in crafting their own story — in words, pictures, or both. Discover how text structures, already a success in later grades, can also have a profound impact on younger students’ progress.

Text Structures From Nursery Rhymes

Author: Gretchen Bernabei
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506387985
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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It's one of education's greatest challenges: How do we shape our youngest students, who often are just learning how to hold a pencil, into capable writers within the span of a single school year? Text Structures from Nursery Rhymes offers the solution: a clear and actionable framework for guiding young students to write successfully in any style, from narrative to descriptive to persuasive.

Text Structures From the Masters

Author: Gretchen Bernabei
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506332862
Format: PDF
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Text Structures from the Masters provides 50 short texts written by famous Americans driven by what Peter Elbow described as “an itch” to say something. By examining the structure of these mentor texts, students see that they too have an “itch” and learn how to use the text structure of each document to express it. Each 4-page lesson includes: A planning sheet that shows the structure of the mentor text Brainstorming boxes A method for “kernelizing” (outlining) their own essay Student examples

Teaching Text Structures

Author: Sue Dymock
Publisher: Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780545011037
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents teaching strategies, lesson plans, and reproducible articles that help students comprehend expository text.

My First Book of Chinese Words

Author: Faye-Lynn Wu
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462911838
Format: PDF, Docs
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My First Book of Chinese Words introduces young children to basic words and concepts in the Chinese language through colorful rhymes and beautiful imagery. It is a book that parents and young children will enjoy reading together. The Chinese words in the book are all common, everyday items, and the rhymes are informative and fun for children. The goal of My First Book of Chinese Words is to familiarize children with the basic sounds and written characters of Chinese, to introduce core concepts of Chinese culture and to illustrate the ways in which Chinese sounds differ from English ones. Teachers and parents will welcome the cultural notes at the back of the book and appreciate how the book is organized using a familiar ABC structure. Each word is presented in Chinese characters (both Simplified and Traditional) as well as Romanized Pinyin for easy pronunciation. With the help of this book, we hope more children (and adults) will soon join the more than one billion people worldwide who speak Chinese!

A New Look at Nursery Rhymes

Author: Christine Schelfhout
Publisher: Macmillan Education AU
ISBN: 9780732998073
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Inside this fun and practical teacher-resource book is an integrated set of step-by-step lesson plans and worksheets designed for six popular nursery rhymes. Each integrated set includes: reading activities designed to develop the readers understanding of the structure and meaning of the text and also provide useful assessment tools for the teacher writing activities for the basic text structures taught at this level, such as recount, procedure, description and report activities to de

Nursery Rhyme Comics

Author: Various Various Authors
Publisher: First Second
ISBN: 1466805609
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First Second is very proud to present Nursery Rhyme Comics. Featuring fifty classic nursery rhymes illustrated and interpreted in comics form by fifty of today's preeminent cartoonists and illustrators, this is a groundbreaking new entry in the canon of nursery rhymes treasuries. From New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast's "There Was a Crooked Man" to Bad Kitty author Nick Bruel's "Three Little Kittens" to First Second's own Gene Yang's "Pat-a-Cake," this is a collection that will put a grin on your face from page one and keep it there. Each rhyme is one to three pages long, and simply paneled and lettered to ensure that the experience is completely accessible for the youngest of readers. Chock full of engaging full-color artwork and favorite characters (Jack and Jill! Old Mother Hubbard! The Owl and the Pussycat!), this collection will be treasured by children for years to come.

Grammar Keepers

Author: Gretchen Bernabei
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483390209
Format: PDF, ePub
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Your best offense against the state assessments No matter what state you teach in, you can be certain that grammar is being tested . . . frequently and across the grades! The biggest issue? Most of our grades 4-12 students continue to make the same old errors year after year. Grammar Keepers to the rescue, with 101 lessons that help students internalize the conventions of correctness once and for all. Bernabei’s key ingredients include Daily journal writing to increase practice and provide an authentic context Minilessons and Interactive Dialogues that model how to make grammatical choices A “Keepers 101” sheet to track teaching and “Parts of Speech Sheet” for student reference

My First Book of Vietnamese Words

Author: Phuoc Thi Minh Tran
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462919464
Format: PDF, Kindle
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My First Book of Vietnamese Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces Vietnamese language and culture to young children through everyday words. This Vietnamese children's book teaches in a playful way—combining the familiar ABC rhyming structure with vivid illustrations to encourage young children's natural language learning abilities. Words kids use every day in English are joined by words unique to Vietnamese culture to give kids a glimpse of Vietnamese life and to show how, despite cultural differences, children all over the world have a lot in common. Linguistic and cultural notes are added to enhance the kids' adventure in a land that's modern yet filled with wonderful traditions.