The English Teacher s Companion Book
Score: 4.5
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The English Teacher s Companion


  • Author : Jim Burke
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106017050292

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The English Teacher s Companion Excerpt :

This book covers the entire English curriculum, from basic reading and writing to digital literacy, media literacy, and integrated instruction.

The English Teachers  Companion Book

The English Teachers Companion


  • Author : Jim Burke
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: English philology
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105021955351

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The English Teachers Companion Excerpt :

Sometimes, English asks us to juggle so much so fast that teachers wonder how they can possibly do it all, let alone do it well. Jim Burke shows us how with this guide to teaching the entire English curriculum - covering everything from basic reading and writing to digital literacy, media literacy and integrated instruction.

The Book Whisperer Book
Score: 4.5
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The Book Whisperer


  • Author : Donalyn Miller
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-03-16
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470372272

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The Book Whisperer Excerpt :

Turn any student into a bookworm with a few easy and practical strategies Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she can’t turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. Miller's unconventional approach dispenses with drills and worksheets that make reading a chore. Instead, she helps students navigate the world of literature and gives them time to read books they pick out themselves. Her love of books and teaching is both infectious and inspiring. In the book, you’ll find: Hands-on strategies for managing and improving your own school library Tactics for helping students walk on their own two feet and continue the reading habit after they’ve finished with your class Data from student surveys and end-of-year feedback that proves how well the Miller Method works The Book Whisperer includes a dynamite list of recommended "kid lit" that helps parents and teachers find the books that students really like to read.

The New Teacher s Companion Book

The New Teacher s Companion


  • Author : Gini Cunningham
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416608820

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The New Teacher s Companion Excerpt :

Research confirms that the teacher makes the greatest difference in the learning success of students, so it's important that new teachers get off to a strong start. With help from veteran teacher and mentor Gini Cunningham, inexperienced teachers can better understand and successfully tackle the many daily challenges they will face in the classroom: * Setting up classroom procedures and managing class time * Coordinating standards, curriculum, and textbooks * Developing manageable lesson and unit plans * Handling discipline problems and engaging students in learning * Using effective assessment practices and monitoring student achievement Teaching is a physically and emotionally demanding career, but Cunningham's practical advice and memorable anecdotes will help teachers prepare for and enjoy their work--even on the most difficult days. And administrators can use this accessible guide to support new professionals and avoid early burnout. The New Teacher's Companion is a valuable resource for any teacher who wants the classroom to be a rich and rewarding place for teachers and students alike.

The the Writing Teacher s Companion Book

The the Writing Teacher s Companion


  • Author : Ralph Fletcher
  • Publisher : Scholastic Professional
  • Release Date : 2017-06-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 1338148044

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The the Writing Teacher s Companion Excerpt :

This warm and practical guidebook by celebrated author and educator Ralph Fletcher demystifies the teaching of writing and shows how to engage every student. Celebrated author and educator Ralph Fletcher provides a practical and illuminating guide to writing workshop for both new and veteran teachers that details the best ways to get started, the components that are vital, and what it takes to sustain a successful workshop across the school year. Fletcher, a wise and witty writing companion, shows us why encouraging choice, purpose, and play helps students find their voices and produce strong, effective writing. The Writing Teacher's Companion features indispensable information about how to create, launch, and sustain an effective writer's workshop. Learn what choice, voice, writing purpose, and play have to do with encouraging abundant highly effective student writing. Learn how your writing attitude (and your own experiences as a writer) work to shape your students' developing writing aptitude.

Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School Book

Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School


  • Author : Jon Davison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317700029

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Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School Excerpt :

How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom? What is expected of a would-be English teacher? The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching English in the secondary classroom. It offers insight into the history, policies and definitions surrounding the subject, together with innovative and practical strategies which can be used for effective teaching and learning. Already a major text for many university teacher education courses, the new edition reflects the extent and impact of current reforms whilst retaining its focus on what is of enduring value for English teaching. With an emphasis on developing your own values and on stimulating approaches that underpin English teaching, it will help you navigate your way through changing curriculum requirements, assessment practice and the demands of professional development. Key topics explored include: Reading, writing and speaking and listening Teaching language and grammar Drama in English teaching Poetry Working with digital technologies Post-16 English language and literature Developing as a critically reflective practitioner. Written particularly with the new and student teacher in mind, Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School aims to equip readers with the tools to make critically informed judgements about how to teach, develop principled practice and most importantly, be mindful of pupils and their experience of English in the secondary classroom.

A Companion to Teaching of English Book

A Companion to Teaching of English


  • Author : B. Salim
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 8171569900

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A Companion to Teaching of English Excerpt :

The Book, A Companion To Teaching Of English Is Designed To Attract The Students And Teachers To The Seminal Art Of The Teaching Of English As A Second Language. It Encompasses Various Aspects Of The Language, In Brief. It Will Guide The Students In Preparing For The Examination In Teaching Of English.

Getting to the Core of English Language Arts  Grades 6 12 Book

Getting to the Core of English Language Arts Grades 6 12


  • Author : Vicky Giouroukakis
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 219
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452218816

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Getting to the Core of English Language Arts Grades 6 12 Excerpt :

Design effective CCSS-aligned lessons for secondary students If you want to revamp your secondary English Language Arts curriculum to reflect the Common Core State Standards, this book is the perfect resource. The authors move the implementation of the CCSS for ELA from the abstract to the concrete by providing adaptable, exemplar lesson plans in each of the CCSS strands: reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language. Each lesson template includes: Intended grade level band, timeline, and the type of student writing involved Connections to supporting theory, including the Backward Design model Variations to differentiate lessons for diverse student populations Ways to link the lesson to technology and service learning Reproducible handouts

Teaching Adolescent Writers Book
Score: 4.5
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Teaching Adolescent Writers


  • Author : Kelly Gallagher
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571104229

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Teaching Adolescent Writers Excerpt :

"Describes strategies for teaching writing to adolescents, including teaching the reasons writing is important, meeting student needs in learning writing, modeling good writing by the teacher, using real-world models of writing, giving students choice, writing for authentic, real-world purposes, and assessing student writing"--Provided by publisher.

English for Everyone  Teacher s Guide Book

English for Everyone Teacher s Guide


  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9780744026689

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English for Everyone Teacher s Guide Excerpt :

An essential teacher's companion to an innovative, uniquely visual English-language course, this e-guide helps English teachers--including those for whom English is not their native language--create clear, focused lesson plans, explain difficult concepts in a simple and concise way, and make language learning exciting, intuitive, and incredibly easy. This teacher's e-guide is designed to accompany English for Everyone, a comprehensive course in English as a foreign language for adults. English for Everyone combines innovative and systematic visual teaching methods with the best of DK design to make the English language easy to understand and learn. Key language skills, grammar rules, and vocabulary are reinforced with listening, speaking, reading, and writing exercises, available in print and digital formats. The English for Everyone Teacher's Guide helps busy classroom teachers or one-on-one tutors get the most out of using the course with their students. Its step-by-step guide to the crystal-clear, tightly structured teaching method shows teachers how to explain even the trickiest points of English in an engaging, easy-to-follow way. It also includes instructions for the series' highly versatile exercises, which are primarily suitable for homework, independent study, or one-on-one tutoring, but are readily adapted for classroom or group activities.

What s the Big Idea  Book

What s the Big Idea


  • Author : Jim Burke
  • Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 0325021570

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What s the Big Idea Excerpt :

Encourages teachers to structure literacy education around clearly stated, essential questions, and describes how this approach can increase a student's abilities for comprehension and retention.

But Does This Work With English Learners  Book

But Does This Work With English Learners


  • Author : Mary Amanda Stewart
  • Publisher : Corwin
  • Release Date : 2020-05-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781071814925

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But Does This Work With English Learners Excerpt :

Secondary ELA teachers, be excited: here at last is that crash course in utilizing the best of what we already know about teaching reading, writing, and language to ensure our English learners thrive. Take Penny Kittle and Donalyn Miller’s reader’s workshops. Take Kylene Beers and Robert Probst’s "signposts." Take the best writing techniques advanced by the National Writing Project. Take Jim Burke’s essential questions for life. Award-winning EL authorities Mandy Stewart and Holly Genova describe immediate adaptations you can put in place to simultaneously build your ELs’ language and literacy, while affirming their languages, cultures, and unique lived experiences. A rare blend of the humane and practical, But Does This Work with English Learners? is a book on how to leverage our ELs’ full linguistic repertoires in the ELA classroom, while remaining sensitive to those barriers that could restrict learning. With this book as your guide, you’ll learn how to: Look beyond the labels, and better understand the diversity of ELs, English language proficiency levels, and sociopolitical influences Teach and assess through reader’s workshop, recognizing where comprehensible input fits in and adapting recurring features like support, choice, conferencing, and academic conversations Teach and assess through writer’s workshops, including modifications to quick-writes, minilessons, conferencing, sharing, and more Teach through structures and community with classroom schedules and behavior norms, and activities like All About Me Paragraphs and Six Things You Need to Know About Me Listicles Embrace identity in inquiry cycles via research and family interviews, mentor texts and essays, pictorial autobiographies, memory paragraphs, and more Answer your own FAQs such as How do I teach students if I don’t know their language? What about grammar? How do I teach the grade-level ELA standards while I teach the language? "As you read this book," Mandy and Holly write,

Reading Reminders Book

Reading Reminders


  • Author : Jim Burke
  • Publisher : Boynton/Cook
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050718629

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Reading Reminders Excerpt :

Reading Reminders features Jim Burke's 100 best techniques for teaching reading, complete with tools and techniques on how to implement them.

The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies Book

The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies


  • Author : Janet Maybin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-06-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134144174

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The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies Excerpt :

The Routledge Companion to English Language Studies is an accessible guide to the major topics, debates and issues in English Language Studies. This authoritative collection includes entries written by well-known language specialists from a diverse range of backgrounds who examine and explain established knowledge and recent developments in the field. Covering a wide range of topics such as globalization, gender and sexuality and food packaging, this volume provides critical overviews of: approaches to researching, describing and analyzing English the position of English as a global language the use of English in texts, practices and discourses variation and diversity throughout the English-speaking world. Fully cross-referenced throughout and featuring useful definitions of key terms and concepts, this is an invaluable guide for teachers wishing to check, consolidate or update their knowledge, and is an ideal resource for all students of English Language Studies.