Teaching Writing

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 013444678X
Release Date: 2018-04-13
Genre: Creative writing (Elementary education)

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

Literacy for the 21st Century

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134813103
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre:

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.

Teaching Children to Write

Author: Daniel R. Meier
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807770809
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Genre: Education

In his latest book, Daniel Meier highlights the critical importance of integrating content and mechanics for successful and engaged writing at the K–4 level. Featuring the teaching philosophies and strategies of seven exemplary teachers, and a discussion of relevant research and theory, Meier provides a fresh, practical, and much-needed perspective on making writing meaningful and effective in the current standards-based era. Written by an experienced teacher and researcher, this book will be of interest to both new and veteran teachers, As well as curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, and researchers on writing.

Writing Assessment and Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities

Author: Nancy Mather
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470230794
Release Date: 2009-10-12
Genre: Education

A hands-on guide for anyone who teaches writing to students with learning disabilities This valuable resource helps teachers who want to sharpen their skills in analyzing and teaching writing to students with learning disabilities. The classroom-tested, research-proven strategies offered in this book work with all struggling students who have difficulties with writing-even those who have not been classified as learning disabled. The book offers a review of basic skills-spelling, punctuation, and capitalization-and includes instructional strategies to help children who struggle with these basics. The authors provide numerous approaches for enhancing student performance in written expression. They explore the most common reasons students are reluctant to write and offer helpful suggestions for motivating them. Includes a much-needed guide for teaching and assessing writing skills with children with learning disabilities Contains strategies for working with all students that struggle with writing Offers classroom-tested strategies, helpful information, 100+ writing samples with guidelines for analysis, and handy progress-monitoring charts Includes ideas for motivating reluctant writers Mather is an expert in the field of learning disabilities and is the best-selling author of Essentials of Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement Assessment

The Most Wonderful Writing Lessons Ever

Author: Barbara Mariconda
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0590873040
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Education

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.

Language Arts

Author: Mildred R. Donoghue
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412940498
Release Date: 2008-08-05
Genre: Education

Language Arts: Integrating Skills for Classroom Teaching provides a clear and succinct introduction to teaching the language arts to elementary students, focusing on integrating the six language arts with other subject areas. This practical, hands-on text adroitly incorporates the IRA/NCTE Standards and provides guidance on differentiating instruction to bring out the best in the rapidly growing numbers of students with special needs English Language Learners in the regular classroom.

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Author: Jo Ann Brewer
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205491456
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

This book is a thorough examination of day—to-day aspects of standards-based, developmentally appropriate teaching of young children. Using student-friendly, readable language, Jo Ann Brewer demonstrates how to integrate developmentally appropriate practice into the early childhood curriculum. The extensive coverage of curriculum, particularly early literacy and language, is a hallmark of this popular book. There is also a heavy focus on diversity, special needs students, and real-world experience from teachers currently in the classroom.

Language Arts

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 0134396952
Release Date: 2015-07-27
Genre:

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.

Science Stories Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

Author: Janice Koch
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960725
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Genre: Business & Economics

SCIENCE STORIES helps preservice and inservice teachers contextualize what it looks like to engage their students in meaningful science experiences. Using narratives about science teaching and learning in real-world classrooms, this text demonstrates learning, important content, and strategies in action. Author Janice Koch's approach guides teachers in discovering and exploring their scientific selves, enabling them to learn from students' experiences and become effective scientific explorers in their own classrooms. Featuring connections to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the text empowers teachers to infuse science into their own classrooms by answering such questions as, “Where do I start?” and “How do I use the new standards?” SCIENCE STORIES contains comprehensive chapters on key science disciplinary core ideas, such as life science, physical science, and earth and space science, as well as a chapter that considers student assessment and self-assessment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Language Arts Pearson New International Edition

Author: Gail E. Tompkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 1292022728
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.

Teaching Struggling Readers

Author: Carol A. Lyons
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 0325004358
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

Lyons does a masterful job of introducing teachers to the concepts, categories, language, and arguments pertaining to the brain's control of what readers do. She offers a new way of thinking about learning, about how the mind develops, and about what teachers can do to reach struggling readers.

A Celebration of Literature and Response

Author: Marjorie R. Hancock
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0136133940
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

This engaging book applies reader response theory to children's literature methods to help new and experienced teachers best involve kindergarteners through eighth graders in literature and literacy. Authentic student responses open chapters, book clusters and the accompanying CD database of children's literature provide guidance for involving students with literature, and Literature Resources on the Web guide users to lesson plans, standards, author interviews, projects, and other Internet resources to enrich teaching. For teachers of Children's Literature.

All Children Read

Author: Charles A. Temple
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134516035
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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. A practical and applied K-8 reading methods book with a focus on new literacies and developmental, cultural, and linguistic diversities. Written by one of the most dynamic author teams in the field of reading and literacy, All Children Read, Fifth Edition , continues to offer K-8 teachers the best practices for developing reading and writing in all students. As with earlier editions, six critical themes are interwoven throughout: the struggling reader; family/community literacy; new literacies; writing and reading connections; developmental, cultural, and linguistic diversity; and phonics/phonological awareness. The fifth edition further integrates Common Core State Standards and Response to Intervention (RTI), includes separate chapters on teaching reading fluency and vocabulary, emphasizes the teaching of English Learners, and equips teachers-in-training with the foundational knowledge they will need for their professional qualifying examinations. This focus on contemporary and critical learning prepares future teachers for the demands of helping all students succeed in the classroom.

Teaching Social Studies

Author: Emily Schell
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131700170
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

Teaching Social Studies: A Literacy-Based Approach offers innovative ideas and new directions for teaching social studies. By integrating powerful literacy strategies into instruction, social studies teachers can motivate students to deepen their understanding of social studies concepts and ultimately strengthen their overall comprehension. This book addresses how to teach social studies for understanding and how literature can enhance this process. Chapters feature big ideas to guide planning and instruction, book links to encourage the integration of children's literature and informational sources, and lesson planning tools to help readers design responsive instruction. Margin notes provide readers with additional information such as history connections, useful websites, and fresh teaching ideas.