Reading Writing And Rising Up
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|Author||: Linda Christensen|
|Editor||: Rethinking Schools|
Presents a collection of essays and practical advice, including lesson plans and activities, to promote writing in all aspects of the curriculum.
|Author||: Jessica Singer|
Shows how teachers may provide students with the necessary tools and strategies for understanding their world, and how teachers can combine critical skills with content-area knowledge in project-based invitations that encourage educated, engaged citizenship. Grades 7-12.
|Author||: Tanya Ross|
|Editor||: Tanya Ross|
A city under glass. A girl under pressure. When secrets come out, which one will break first? Sixteen-year-old empath Ember Vinata is devastated by her mother’s mysterious death. But in a disease-free domed metropolis where happiness is electronically monitored and enforced, expressing her grief means exile to The Outside. The only person who can help her is a smoking-hot government agent. When strange prophetic dreams compel her to investigate, and she discovers the source of the fatal illness, Ember is stunned to discover the perfect city in which she lives is nothing like it seems. And when her new boyfriend appears to be torn between seeking justice and remaining loyal to his oaths, she fears there is no one she can trust… …Or would her world be rocked by a criminal from The Outside? Ember’s quest for the truth could set her free – or make her a captive pawn.
|Author||: Bruce E. Larson,Timothy A. Keiper|
Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School is an accessible, practical, and engaging methods textbook that introduces pre-service teachers to various instructional strategies and helps them to decide how and when to use these methods in the classroom. Classrooms are comprised of diverse learners, and aspiring teachers will face complex decisions about the assessment of student learning and classroom management. Veteran teacher educators Bruce Larson and Timothy Keiper offer practical suggestions for ways to integrate effective classroom management and valid assessment techniques with each instructional strategy. Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School equips pre-service teachers with the methodological tools to promote understanding, conceptual awareness, and learning for every child in the classroom. Features and updates to this new edition include: Clear, step-by-step descriptions and illustrative in-class videos of seven instructional techniques and that pre-service teachers can realistically implement within the classroom setting Increased coverage on teaching English language learners, including a "Making Your Lesson More Meaningful for ELLs" feature now included in every instructional strategy chapter "Enhancing Your Teaching With Technology" feature included in every instructional strategy chapter Fresh interior design to better highlight pedagogical elements and key features, all to better engage students Fully revamped and comprehensive companion website, with both student and instructor materials that stress real-world application of strategies, classroom assessment and management.
|Author||: Deborah Dean|
|Editor||: International Reading Assn|
Presents how to use everyday sources from textbooks to advertisements to incorporate an integrated approach to grammar instruction.
|Author||: Maggie Sokolik|
|Editor||: Wayzgoose Press|
Writing can make a difference in your world. Whether it’s personal writing that helps you clarify issues in your own life, letters and petitions to draw attention to local and national issues, or essays about the big issues, learning to write clearly, logically, and effectively can help you change the world. This workbook/journal offers over 160 thought-provoking writing topics, as well as information on using logic, emotion, and authority to write powerfully.
|Author||: Elizabeth A. Baker|
|Editor||: Guilford Press|
With contributions from leading scholars, this compelling volume offers fresh insights into literacy teaching and learning—and the changing nature of literacy itself—in today's K–12 classrooms. The focus is on varied technologies and literacies such as social networking sites, text messaging, and online communities. Cutting-edge approaches to integrating technology into traditional, print-centered reading and writing instruction are described. Also discussed are ways to teach the new skills and strategies that students need to engage effectively with digital texts. The book is unique in examining new literacies through multiple theoretical lenses, including behavioral, semiotic, cognitive, sociocultural, critical, and feminist perspectives.
|Author||: Linda Christensen,Dyan Watson|
|Editor||: Rethinking Schools|
"Rhythm and Resistance offers practical lessons about how to teach poetry to build community, understand literature and history, talk back to injustice, and construct stronger literacy skils across content areas and grade levels-- from elementary school to graduate school. Rhythm and Resistance reclaims poetry as a necessary part of a larger vision of what it means to teach for justice." from cover.
|Author||: Jan Richardson,Ellen Lewis|
|Editor||: Scholastic Professional|
Literacy intervention should be swift and powerful--and this approach by Jan Richardson and Ellen Lewis provides fast results! After only 6-8 weeks of intervention, students can gain the confidence, proficiency, and skills they need to excel as readers and exit intervention! Based on Jan's bestselling The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading, this companion volume is intended to be used together in order to best implement the RISE framework.. The Next Step Forward in Reading Intervention offers intensive, short-term, targeted instruction in reading, writing, word study, and comprehension. It's a step-by-step handbook for literacy teachers, literacy coaches, and reading specialists who are looking for a proven reading invention program that really works. "RISE has truly changed the face of intervention at our school." -- Ranita Glenn, Reading Specialist and RISE instructor, Hardy Elementary School, Chattanooga, Tennessee
|Author||: Terry Burant,Linda Christensen,Kelley Dawson Salas,Stephanie Walters|
|Editor||: Rethinking Schools|
Teaching is a lifelong challenge, but the first few years in the classroom are typically a teacher's hardest. This expanded collection of writings and reflections offers practical guidance on how to navigate the school system, form rewarding relationships with colleagues, and connect in meaningful ways with students and families from all cultures and backgrounds.
|Author||: Mary Leonhardt|
99 suggestions, strategies and methods for teaching reading and fostering a love of reading and dealing with parents, administrators and censorship issues while still covering the curriculm.
|Author||: Ann Durkin Keating|
|Editor||: University of Chicago Press|
In August 1812, under threat from the Potawatomi, Captain Nathan Heald began the evacuation of ninety-four people from the isolated outpost of Fort Dearborn to Fort Wayne. The group included several dozen soldiers, as well as nine women and eighteen children. After traveling only a mile and a half, they were attacked by five hundred Potawatomi warriors. In under an hour, fifty-two members of Heald’s party were killed, and the rest were taken prisoner; the Potawatomi then burned Fort Dearborn before returning to their villages. These events are now seen as a foundational moment in Chicago’s storied past. With Rising up from Indian Country, noted historian Ann Durkin Keating richly recounts the Battle of Fort Dearborn while situating it within the context of several wider histories that span the nearly four decades between the 1795 Treaty of Greenville, in which Native Americans gave up a square mile at the mouth of the Chicago River, and the 1833 Treaty of Chicago, in which the American government and the Potawatomi exchanged five million acres of land west of the Mississippi River for a tract of the same size in northeast Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. In the first book devoted entirely to this crucial period, Keating tells a story not only of military conquest but of the lives of people on all sides of the conflict. She highlights such figures as Jean Baptiste Point de Sable and John Kinzie and demonstrates that early Chicago was a place of cross-cultural reliance among the French, the Americans, and the Native Americans. Published to commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Fort Dearborn, this gripping account of the birth of Chicago will become required reading for anyone seeking to understand the city and its complex origins.
|Author||: Bill Bigelow,Tim Swinehart|
|Editor||: Rethinking Schools|
A People’s Curriculum for the Earth is a collection of articles, role plays, simulations, stories, poems, and graphics to help breathe life into teaching about the environmental crisis. The book features some of the best articles from Rethinking Schools magazine alongside classroom-friendly readings on climate change, energy, water, food, and pollution—as well as on people who are working to make things better. A People’s Curriculum for the Earth has the breadth and depth ofRethinking Globalization: Teaching for Justice in an Unjust World, one of the most popular books we’ve published. At a time when it’s becoming increasingly obvious that life on Earth is at risk, here is a resource that helps students see what’s wrong and imagine solutions. Praise for A People's Curriculum for the Earth "To really confront the climate crisis, we need to think differently, build differently, and teach differently. A People’s Curriculum for the Earth is an educator’s toolkit for our times." — Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate "This volume is a marvelous example of justice in ALL facets of our lives—civil, social, educational, economic, and yes, environmental. Bravo to the Rethinking Schools team for pulling this collection together and making us think more holistically about what we mean when we talk about justice." — Gloria Ladson-Billings, Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison "Bigelow and Swinehart have created a critical resource for today’s young people about humanity’s responsibility for the Earth. This book can engender the shift in perspective so needed at this point on the clock of the universe." — Gregory Smith, Professor of Education, Lewis & Clark College, co-author with David Sobel of Place- and Community-based Education in Schools
|Author||: Pat Grayson|
|Editor||: Molten Mango Pty Ltd|
Become the writer you have always wanted to be! Pat is a writer, a writing coach and a publisher. As you read 'How to Write - Right!' you will see that is also a teacher - and so, your book and writing skill are waiting for you at the end of the book.
|Author||: Rodman Philbrick|
|Editor||: Scholastic Inc.|
This fast-paced action novel is set in a future where the world has been almost destroyed. Like the award-winning novel Freak the Mighty, this is Philbrick at his very best. It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet. In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, Spaz is the rare human being who can see life as it really is. When he meets an old man called Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off an unlikely quest to save his dying sister -- and in the process, perhaps the world.
Rising Up and Rising Down Justifications Section two Policy and choice From raison d etat to reasons of spleen Deterrence retribution and revenge Punishment Loyalty compulsion and fear Sadism and expediency Sadism masochism and pleasure Justifications Section three Fate Moral yellowness Inevitability Evaluations Four safeguards Remeber the victim
|Author||: William T. Vollmann|
|Author||: Gerald Fleming,Meredith Pike-Baky|
This book shows how adolescent students at all skill levels, including English learners, can be engaged in systematic writing practice, enabling them to communicate quickly, confidently, and thoughtfully on a variety of topics. In describing their innovative approach, the authors: Show how to introduce timed writing exercises to build fluency and thinking skills Provide 150 powerful writing prompts on provocative topics Offer strategies for enabling students to overcome writing blocks Include assessment, grading, and motivational guidance The approach has been extensively tested by a master teacher, takes about one hour of instructional time per week, and can be used over an entire school year.
|Author||: Tom Romano|
Imbued with Romano's passion for teaching, Blending Genre, Altering Style is an invaluable reference for any inservice or preservice English language arts teacher.