Vocabulary Cartoons

Author: Sam Burchers
ISBN: 143521854X
Release Date: 2007-11-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Collects cartoons and rhyming phrases designed to improve vocabulary.

Vocabulary Cartoons II

Author: Sam Burchers
ISBN: 0965242242
Release Date: 2007-06-21
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Collects cartoons and rhyming phrases designed to improve vocabulary.

Secondary School Literacy Instruction

Author: Betty Roe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285500010
Release Date: 2012-12-13
Genre: Education

Well known for its detailed and practical explanations of reading, writing, and study strategies, SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY INSTRUCTION is required reading for all non-literacy teaching majors. Its motivational pedagogy especially appeals to pre-service teachers, who quickly realize that the text will help them improve their students' progress. Two hallmark chapters on content area teaching have brought this text wide acclaim for its unique application of literacy and study skills in all secondary subject areas. The text also is recognized for its proven pedagogy, including Meeting the Challenge, which puts ideas into classroom practice, and Focus on English Language Learners and Focus on Struggling Readers, which highlight important applications for these special needs learners in easy-to-locate sections in each chapter. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Words Words Words

Author: Janet Allen
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 9781571100856
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Education

A teacher presents strategies for helping students in grades 4-12 retain vocabulary knowledge, discussing such topics as concept knowledge, word and structural analysis, context as a text support, lasting and meaningful word learning, and using reading as the key vocabulary teaching tool.

Summarization in Any Subject

Author: Rick Wormeli
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 9781416626794
Release Date: 2018-12-12
Genre: Education

Summarization. Just when we thought we knew everything about it, the doors to divergent thinking open and summarization—no longer something that students must endure until you get to the "cool" stuff—takes on an exciting new role in student success! In this second edition of Summarization in Any Subject, Dedra Stafford joins Rick Wormeli in adding fresh depth and creative variations to the basics, including changes to all 50 techniques from the first edition and brand new summarizing techniques that can be differentiated for multiple disciplines and levels of student readiness. Personably written, with a sense of humor and a commitment to students' substantive engagement with curriculum, this new edition provides practical, "show me what it looks like" tools and descriptions as well as QR codes and tech integrations for many of the techniques. The book provides A clear rationale for summarization in any subject along with an explanation of the cognitive science that powers its positive effects, including the influence of background knowledge and primacy-recency, plus the benefits of metaphors, chunking, timing, maintaining objectivity, and the efficacy that comes when students process content. Practical tips for teaching students note taking, paraphrasing, and text structure. Nine easy strategies that teachers can use to help students begin to understand what they need to know in order to summarize. Detailed descriptions of 60 strategies and critical thinking variations that provide students with memorable learning experiences, plus targeted support materials that assist in teaching and learning. It's time to revitalize learning and shatter the tedium associated with summarization, and this new edition of Summarization in Any Subject can help you do just that.

Vocabulary Cartoons

Author: Max Burchers
ISBN: 0965242285
Release Date: 1997-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A quick method of building a better vocabulary through the use of mnemonic cartoons.

College Vocabulary Cartoons

Author: Elliot Carruthers
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 152296584X
Release Date: 2015-12-28

Learn college level vocabulary while enjoying funny cartoons. The pictures are perfect mnemonic tricks. Have fun improving your SAT or GRE skills.

Creative Home Schooling

Author: Lisa Rivero
Publisher: Great Potential PressInc
ISBN: 0910707480
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

For a comprehensive guide to home-based education that does not promote any particular curriculum or religious view, this is one book parents should buy! Parents will appreciate practical advice on getting started, adjusting to new roles, designing schoolwork that is both child-centered and fun, and planning for social and emotional growth. Parents will turn to curriculum chapters again and again. Features interviews and tips from many home school parents as well as long lists of resources. 430 pages of tips and tools!

Vox Super Mini Spanish and English Dictionary 3rd Edition

Author: Vox
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071788663
Release Date: 2012-05-24
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Revised and updated with sixty-four additional pages, the most readable and accessible compact Spanish and English Dictionary includes 15,000 headwords and more than 24,500 translations, including expanded coverage of technology words. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Breaking Through

Author: Brenda D. Smith
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321051041
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Bridging the Gap

Author: Brenda D. Smith
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 032144602X
Release Date: 2007-02-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Bridging the Gap was the first book to focus on how to read college textbooks. This college-level focus has since evolved to connect textbook readings to academic and everyday reading sources and represent three bridges of reading: text-to-text, text-to-world, and text-to-self.

Picture These SAT Words

Author: Philip Geer
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764127934
Release Date: 2004-10-12
Genre: Study Aids

Expanding studentsí word power for higher SAT scores has just become more fun—and more effective! This brand new book uses cartoon-style illustrations that present visual puns, augmented with verbal mnemonics and sample sentences. All examples are designed to help students learn words and meanings, then retain them in their memories when the time comes to take that important college entrance exam. A total of 300 words frequently encountered on the SAT I are presented, each with its own illustration, definition, and set of memory aids. A review is presented at the end of every 12-word group with an amusing written passage to reinforce the words and meanings within a narrative context.