Words Words Words

Author: Jack Umstatter
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787971168
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Words, Words, Words offers teachers a handy and much-needed resource filled with creative and engaging games and activities that will help students in grades 7-12 improve their vocabulary. The book features proven, practical, and accessible methods to encourage your students to increase their vocabularies and have fun while they are doing it. Words, Words, Words is divided into thirty thematic units each containing fifteen interrelated words. Each unit contains four different ready-to-use activities for each group of words. The book is designed to help students understand each word’s meaning, associations, similarities, and differences and includes dynamic classroom-tested activities such as Crossword puzzles Matching columns Magic squares Jumbles Word finds Close reading Multiple choice questions Concealed quotations Riddles

Teaching Numeracy

Author: Margie Pearse
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452238855
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Transform mathematics learning from “doing” to “thinking” American students are losing ground in the global mathematical environment. What many of them lack is numeracy—the ability to think through the math and apply it outside of the classroom. Referencing the new common core and NCTM standards, the authors outline nine critical thinking habits that foster numeracy and show you how to: Monitor and repair students’ understanding Guide students to recognize patterns Encourage questioning for understanding Develop students’ mathematics vocabulary Included are several numeracy-rich lesson plans, complete with clear directions and student handouts.

201 ready to use word games for the English classroom

Author: Jack Umstatter
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Stimulating, reproducible word games make it fun for students in grades 7-12 to learn and review word origins, vocabulary, spelling, literary devices, authors and their works, and other language skills.

Active Word Play

Author: Jane Feber
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1934338168
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Move beyond boring word drills and vocabulary quizzes with Active Word Play! The 31 engaging games and activities in Active Word Play encourage students in grades four and up to make new vocabulary words their own. As students actively work with words, the connections they make help them understand and retain the words they are learning. Jane Feber's active-engagement approach infuses Active Word Play with the same enthusiasm your students will experience when they play these games and create make-and-takes that promote long-term retention of new vocabulary words. Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and templates-as well as lists of common roots, prefixes, and suffixes-make this a ready-to-go resource you'll use over and over. You just choose the words from literature or content-area and basal texts that fit your instructional needs. Students will have as much fun learning the new words as you will teaching them!

Teaching Discipline Specific Literacies in Grades 6 12

Author: Vicky I. Zygouris-Coe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135102430
Format: PDF
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Comprehensive, timely, and relevant, this text offers an approach to discipline-specific literacy instruction that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and the needs of teachers, students, and secondary schools across the nation. It is essential that teachers know how to provide instruction that both develops content and literacy knowledge and skills, and aims at reducing student achievement gaps. Building on the research-supported premise that discipline-specific reading instruction is key to achieving these goals, this text provides practical guidance and strategies for prospective and practicing content area teachers (and other educators) on how to prepare all students to succeed in college and the workforce. Pedagogical features in each chapter engage readers in digging deeper and in applying the ideas and strategies presented in their own contexts: Classroom Life (real 6-12 classroom scenarios and interviews with content-area teachers) Common Core State Standards Connections College, Career, and Workforce Connections Applying Discipline-Specific Literacies Think Like an Expert ("habits of thinking and learning" specific to each discipline) Digital Literacies Differentiating Instruction Reflect and Apply Questions Extending Learning Activities The Companion Website includes: Lesson plan resources Annotated links to video files Annotated links to additional resources and information Glossary/Flashcards For Instructors: All images and figures used in the text provided in an easily downloadable format For Instructors: PowerPoint lecture slides

InfoWorld

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InfoWorld is targeted to Senior IT professionals. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers. InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects.

40 Sensational Sight Word Games

Author: Joan Novelli
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439303576
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents a collection of lessons and activities to help students improve their reading skills.

35 Strategies for Developing Content Area Vocabulary

Author: Brenda H. Spencer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131750159
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whether working with students in an upper elementary, middle school or high school classroom, teachers are responsible for helping students explore the complexities of vocabulary instruction. In 35 Strategies for Developing Content Area Vocabulary offers teachers in grades 4-12 concrete directives for addressing vocabulary instruction in content area lessons. They categorize their strategy presentation in four explicit ways; preparing to learn words, building word knowledge, appying word knowledge or encouraging word learning. Teachers utilizing these strategies will become more precise in their instruction and better meet the needs of ALL their students including English Learners because student achievement is dependent on their mastery of the specialized vocabulary related to various content area disciplines and is highly correlated to their reading comprehension.