Freedom on the Menu

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford
Publisher:
ISBN: 1442000015
Release Date: 2009-02-13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The 1960 civil rights sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, are seen through the eyes of a young Southern black girl.

Every Book is a Social Studies Book

Author: Andrea S. Libresco
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598845204
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Education

This text offers a teacher and student-friendly collection of lessons and activities that help educators use picture books to engage younger students in meaningful social studies activities and bring this critical subject back in elementary schools. * Includes excerpts of primary source materials for student activities * Contains various photographs, illustrations, charts, and graphs throughout the text * Extensive annotated bibliography of picture books for each chapter that includes a discussion question for each book * Appendixes include invaluable planning templates, reproducible handouts, and other teacher resources

Young Citizens of the World

Author: Marilynne Boyle-Baise
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135590758
Release Date: 2009-03-03
Genre: Education

This text takes a clear stance: Social studies is about citizenship education - citizenship not only as a noun, but as a verb, something one DOES. Based on this clear curricular and pedagogical purpose, it lays out a holistic and multicultural three-part process for civic preparation: becoming informed, thinking it through, and taking action. Six outstanding teaching strategies and teaching/learning projects throughout bring this framework life.

Teaching Evidence Based Writing Nonfiction

Author: Leslie Blauman
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781506379081
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Education

At heart, learning to read and write analytically is learning to think well For Evidence-Based Writing: Nonfiction, renowned teacher Leslie Blauman combed the standards and her classroom bookshelves to craft lessons that use the best nonfiction picture books, biographies, and article excerpts to make writing about reading a clear, concrete process. Students learn to analyze and cite evidence about main idea, point of view, visuals, and words and structure. And best of all, your students gain a confidence in responding to complex texts and ideas that will serve them well in school, on tests, and in any situation when they are asked: What are you basing that on? Show me how you know.

101 Great Ready to use Book Lists for Children

Author: Nancy J. Keane
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610690836
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Organized by seven broad subject areas, offers reading lists for children in grades K through eight for use by librarians and teachers.

Kleine gro e Schritte

Author: Jodi Picoult
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641212292
Release Date: 2017-10-02
Genre: Fiction

Ruth Jefferson ist eine der besten Säuglingsschwestern des Mercy-West Haven Hospitals in Connecticut. Dennoch wird ihr die Versorgung eines Neugeborenen von der Klinikleitung untersagt – die Eltern wollen nicht, dass eine dunkelhäutige Frau ihr Baby berührt. Doch eines Tages arbeitet Ruth allein auf der Station und bemerkt, dass das Kind keine Luft mehr bekommt. Sie entscheidet schließlich, sich der Anweisung zu widersetzen und dem Jungen zu helfen. Doch ihre Hilfe kommt zu spät, und Ruth wird von den Eltern des Jungen angeklagt, schuld an dessen Tod zu sein. Ein nervenaufreibendes Verfahren beginnt ...

Children s Book Corner

Author: Judy Bradbury
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 1591580455
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Provides teachers, librarians, and parents with tips, techniques, activities, and twenty-five read-aloud plans for books that can be used with children in fifth and sixth grade.

Using Children s Literature Across the Curriculum

Author: Patricia A. Antonacci
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: UOM:39076002899560
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Education

Catherine M. O'Callaghan, Patricia A. Antonacci, Lucy P. Murphy, Florence D. Musiello, and Eugene Wolfson" Using Children's Literature Across the Curriculum: A Handbook of Instructional Strategies" This resource uniquely offers preservice and inservice teachers templates for using quality children's literature to implement six themes across grades K-8. The themes are based on national curriculum standards and text sets are carefully selected to facilitate discussion, analysis, and problem solving across the grades. "Using Children's Literature Across the Curriculum, "provides teachers with a guide to using multilayered texts to facilitate students' attainment of critical literacy. It is designed to be a supplemental guide for teachers in designing literacy instruction. The instructional sequence includes collaborative inquiry activities across the curriculum to extend each theme to math, science, technology and social studies. Teachers are shown how to incorporate family literacy with a component entitled 'Home School Connections' and to differentiate instruction for individual learners with a section entitled 'On Your Own Activities'. The theme concludes with a critical literacy activity that applies the content knowledge of the theme with collaborative inquiry. ""I'm excited to have this tool to share with the teachers in our program ...""I had been given this as a first year teacher, I would have been thrilled. It's wonderful - all encompassing."" - Susan T. Weakland, Pathways Educational Program, Curriculum Coordinator, Moultrie, GA "Highly recommended!" - Dr. Gail Singleton Taylor, Old Dominion University, Darden College of Education, Norfolk, VA ""A useful reference for teachers (new and experienced) to use to see how interdisciplinary work can be accomplished. It provides good examples, activities, and references that would provide a successful first experience for teachers working""with thematic studies."" - Lisa Grundstrom, Bloomington Public Schools, K-2 Teacher, Bloomington, MN

Black History in the Pages of Children s Literature

Author: Rose Casement
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015074296404
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Literary Criticism

Presents an introduction to historical periods, an annotated bibliography of children's literature, and an explanation of the concepts relating to the history of African Americans.

Adult learners welcome here

Author: Marguerite Crowley Weibel
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 1555705782
Release Date: 2007-03-09
Genre: Education

Designed to help librarians connect new adult readers with books and to acquaint literacy teachers with materials generally available in their public library. This book outlines the library's role in fostering adult literacy and shows how popular library materials can be used by librarians and teachers in new and innovative ways. Connect new adult readers and your library. "Adult Learners Welcome Here" is designed to help librarians connect new adult readers with books and to acquaint literacy teachers with materials generally available in their public library. Weibel outlines the library's role in fostering adult literacy and shows how popular library materials - art and photography books, poetry, literature, non-fiction, and print and electronic reference sources - can be used by librarians and teachers in new and innovative ways. She provides recommended titles (complete with bibliographic information, annotations, subject headings, and reading levels) and ready-to-use lessons that improve visual literacy, creativity, and even technological competency while building phonetic skills and comprehension. The recommendations and lessons can be used with all levels of adult learners and both native and non-native English speakers. There is guidance for improving instruction to adults and building literacy coalitions between libraries and other community organizations. This unique and comprehensive resource will help libraries improve their own services and support the important work of educators in their community.

Adolescent Literacy

Author: G. Kylene Beers
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 0325011281
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

Adolescent Literacy discusses issues such as including English language learners, struggling readers, technology in the classroom, multimodal literacy, compelling writing instruction, teaching in a "flat world," engagement, and young adult literature. In addition Adolescent Literacy's assessment rubrics for teachers, administrators, and staff developers make it a resource for schoolwide and districtwide professional development, while its accompanying study guide is designed for small-group discussions. --From publisher's description.

B ume f r Kenia

Author: Claire A. Nivola
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:1034528434
Release Date: 2015
Genre:

Die Geschichte und das Lebenswerk der Wangari Maathai, die als erste Afrikanerin den Friedensnobelpreis erhielt, erzählt für Kinder in ausdrucksstarken Aquarellbildern und klarem, einfachem Text. Ab 5.