Balanced writing instruction that focuses on both process and product Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product offers a comprehensive vision of the strategies that writers use, the writing genres, and the writer's craft, along with techniques for improving the quality of students' writing. Authentic classroom artifacts, minilessons, and day-to-day teaching strategies are integrated throughout the text to guide pre-service teachers in their learning and offer applied examples. The 7th Edition continues to thoroughly examine genres and instructional procedures with a strong focus on scaffolding instruction to ensure success for all students, including English learners and struggling writers. Comprehensive coverage of both process and product--along with valuable insights on differentiation, technology, assessment, writing to demonstrate learning, and the six traits of writing--offers pre-service teachers the best possible preparation for teaching writing in K-8 classrooms. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with embedded videos and interactive quizzes. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; the Enhanced Pearson eText does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with the Enhanced Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and the Enhanced Pearson eText, search for: 0134509676 / 9780134509679 Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134446747 / 9780134446745 Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 013444678X / 9780134446783 Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product
Teaching literacy with a balance of theory and applications. Integrating the best of what we currently know about teaching reading and writing, as well as ideas that will lead us into the future, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach provides the balance of pedagogy and application that teachers need to be successful in the classroom. It covers the fundamental components of literacy, illustrates how to teach skills and strategies, identifies how to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of students today, and supports digital teaching and learning. An emphasis is placed on preparing readers to become teachers who will ensure their students meet grade-level standards. The Seventh Edition provides the theoretical background and most contemporary and practical approaches for literacy instruction-everything readers need to create a classroom climate that allows all students to flourish. NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's products exist for each title*, and registrations are not transferable. This title is also available in Revel, which may be required by your instructor. Please check with your instructor prior to purchasing. To purchase this title packaged with Revel, use this package ISBN: 0134813650 / 9780134813653, Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach, with Revel Package consists of: 0134303202 / 9780134303208 Revel for Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach --Access Card 0134813103 / 9780134813103 Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach * Revel features such as embedded videos, exercises, and quizzes are only available in the Revel format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads.
Author: Nancy Mather
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-10-12
A hands-on guide for anyone who teaches writing to students withlearning disabilities This valuable resource helps teachers who want to sharpen theirskills in analyzing and teaching writing to students with learningdisabilities. The classroom-tested, research-proven strategiesoffered in this book work with all struggling students whohave difficulties with writing-even those who have not beenclassified as learning disabled. The book offers a review of basicskills-spelling, punctuation, and capitalization-and includesinstructional strategies to help children who struggle with thesebasics. The authors provide numerous approaches for enhancingstudent performance in written expression. They explore the mostcommon reasons students are reluctant to write and offer helpfulsuggestions for motivating them. Includes a much-needed guide for teaching and assessing writingskills with children with learning disabilities Contains strategies for working with all students thatstruggle with writing Offers classroom-tested strategies, helpful information, 100+writing samples with guidelines for analysis, and handyprogress-monitoring charts Includes ideas for motivating reluctant writers Mather is an expert in the field of learning disabilities andis the best-selling author of Essentials of Woodcock-Johnson IIITests of Achievement Assessment
Author: Barbara Mariconda
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Release Date: 1999
Inventive activities give teachers details they need to present engaging lesson on writing an entertaining beginning, building suspense, adding detail, developing story endings and using dialogue effectively. Wake kids up to good writing skills. Illustrations throughout.
Author: Beverly DeVries
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2017-07-05
The fourth edition of this comprehensive resource helps future and practicing teachers recognize and assess literacy problems, while providing practical, effective intervention strategies to help every student succeed. The author thoroughly explores the major components of literacy, providing an overview of pertinent research, suggested methods and tools for diagnosis and assessment, intervention strategies and activities, and technology applications to increase students' skills. Discussions throughout focus on the needs of English learners, offering appropriate instructional strategies and tailored teaching ideas to help both teachers and their students. Several valuable appendices include assessment tools, instructions and visuals for creating and implementing the book's more than 150 instructional strategies and activities, and other resources.
Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2005-10
This new book from the leading name in literacy and language arts has been crafted to provide concise, critical information for teaching the language arts, backed by the most current and applicable research available. The "essentials" format gives teachers the information they need in a price- and time-conscious way. Language Arts Essentials will provide inservice teachers with the needed background information and strategies as they further their professional development. Written by leading Language Arts author Gail Tompkins, this book is: Concise, research driven, critical information for the language arts. Very Applied - The book is divided into six parts, with each part covering the essentials, strategies, and classroom practices appropriate to the topic. A BRAND NEW BOOK - not just chapters of her big book. Written from the ground up to be an essentials book.
Note: If you are purchasing an electronic version, MyEducationLab does not come automatically packaged with it. To purchase MyEducationLab, please visit www.myeducationlab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text and MyEducationLab by searching for ISBN 10: 0133526313 / ISBN-13: 9780133526318 Language Arts: Content and Teaching Strategies provides a useful resource to teachers as they face the complexities of literacy instruction in today's classrooms. Both pre-service and in-service teachers will find this text a valuable addition to their professional libraries. For pre-service teachers who will work with students in kindergarten through grade 8 classrooms, this text offers a consistent model of instruction that will help them become knowledgeable about language learning and guide the many instructional decisions they will make. For experienced in-service teachers, this text provides a rich array of strategies and ideas that they can adapt to suit their personal instructional styles. The sixth Canadian edition of Language Arts features updated Canadian research and Canadian content, including culturally diverse Canadian literature. This edition also offers pre-service and in-service teachers new ideas for differentiating instruction to meet the needs of every student.
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
Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2014-01-27
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.
Author: Steve Graham
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release Date: 2007-02-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Highly practical and accessible, this indispensable book provides clear-cut strategies for improving K-12 writing instruction. The contributors are leading authorities who demonstrate proven ways to teach different aspects of writing, with chapters on planning, revision, sentence construction, handwriting, spelling, and motivation. The use of the Internet in instruction is addressed, and exemplary approaches to teaching English-language learners and students with special needs are discussed. The book also offers best-practice guidelines for designing an effective writing program. Focusing on everyday applications of current scientific research, the book features many illustrative case examples and vignettes.
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. Creating Young Writers: Using the Six Traits to Enrich Writing Process in Primary Classrooms , 3/e gives new and experienced K-3 teachers the most comprehensive guide available to using the highly popular six-traits approach to writing. Well-respected author Vicki Spandel presents an in-depth look at the writing process and how it connects to the six traits, while encouraging them to write continuously with students and model their own personal writing process. The book is a goldmine of activities, strategies, and lesson ideas ideal for use in the K-3 classroom or as part of a study group. Here’s what’s new: · NEW! All information pertaining to a given trait–rubrics, papers, lessons, and book recommendation–appears in one place. · NEW! Primary writing guides have been revised to make assessment easy. · NEW! Advanced writing guides for young writers who are ready are now included. · NEW! Trait-inspired lessons systematically build skills in prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. · NEW! Brand new book recommendations include suggestions for linking reading and writing. · NEW! New lessons specifically designed to make modeling simple and comfortable–even for new teachers. · NEW! Each new sample paper has its own lessons to teach. · NEW! Specific suggestions show how to make workshop and process work in your particular teaching style. · NEW! New and expanded discussion questions and activities at the end of each chapter make this edition ideal for use as a classroom or study group text. · NEW! Keys to Success suggestions embedded within each chapter help teachers make the most of every strategy or lesson.
Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Release Date: 2013-07-26
Genre: Language arts (Elementary)
This exceptionally applied, best-selling text models proven effective language arts instruction. Revised with an eye toward the major themes of differentiation, technology, assessment, and the use of the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, the 8th edition of the market leading text Language Arts: Patterns of Practice better prepares teachers for effective language arts instruction. Retaining the rich classroom orientation, accessible writing style, and numerous features that have been the text's hallmark, the new edition also examines the changes in the field that are affecting teachers today.
Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides the most comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. New to this Edition This fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies. • NEW! Keeping with the book’s emphasis on planning and teaching, a full, new chapter on lesson plans has been added. This chapter is designed to provide elementary teachers with 12 classroom tested lesson plans and includes two classroom tested lessons for each grade level (K-5). • NEW! A new chapter on technology is designed to better prepare elementary teachers to effectively teach social studies with technology. Attention is given to digital history, media literacy, teaching with film and music, and numerous other types of impactful technology. • NEW! Major updates to relevant topics such as NCSS Standards, Common Core State Standards, Technology, Media, Skills, Character Education, and Literacy. • NEW! Each chapter now includes a “Resources” section. The resources section provides various resources for further development. The section includes articles, books, and web resources. • NEW! Each chapter now includes an “Extension” activity. The extension activity provides readers with the opportunity to extend the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the extensions as a class activity. • NEW! Each chapter now includes a “Focus” activity. The focus activity provides readers with the opportunity to prepare for the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the focus activity as a class activity.