• Differentiated Instruction for the Middle School Language Arts Teacher: Activities and Strategies for an Inclusive Classroom

    An essential resource for teachers in inclusive classrooms This valuable sourcebook offers teachers key strategies on how to design and deliver effective instruction, measure success, and get students to work together. Covering topics such as decoding, vocabulary, blocking, using graphic organizers, mnemonics, literary elements, writing as a process, and doing research, it features dozens of ready-to-use language arts activities that are tied to core curriculum standards, and each activity has adaptations for students with different learning needs.

    • ASIN: 0787984663

  • Vocabulary in a SNAP: 100+ Lessons for Secondary Instruction (Teaching Vocabulary to Middle and High School Students with Quick and Easy Vocabulary Exercises)

    Access 100+ effective, practical, and fun vocabulary exercises that take 20 minutes or less. Designed specifically for middle school and high school teachers of grades 6-12, each minilesson can be easily modified to fit your curriculum and your students' needs. Rely on this resource to help refine your instruction and strengthen students' vocabulary, their interest in reading, and their likelihood of success in the 21st century. Learn how to increase vocabulary for high school and middle school students: Explore more than 100 short, memorable minilessons for teaching vocabulary that can be adapted to fit diverse curricula. Obtain suggestions for scaffolding and accelerating each short vocabulary activity to meet students' individual needs. Target vocabulary words with the most crucial root words, prefixes, and suffixes in the English language to best employ instructional time. Find helpful resources on how to teach vocabulary, such as websites and applications. Gain research-based vocabulary learning strategies used in the minilessons. Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Minilesson Management Chapter 2: Supportive Strategies and Technology Tools Chapter 3: Robust Roots Chapter 4: Powerful Prefixes Chapter 5: Super Suffixes Chapter 6: Testing Terms Chapter 7: Varied Voice Appendix: ...

    • ASIN: 1945349050

  • Language Arts, Grade 1 (Interactive Notebooks)

    In Interactive Notebooks: Language Arts for first grade, students will complete hands-on activities about long vowels, sentence structure, nouns, adjectives, story elements, text features, and more. The Interactive Notebooks series spans kindergarten to grade 5. Each 96-page book contains a guide for teachers who are new to interactive note taking, lesson plans and reproducibles for creating notebook pages on a variety of topics, and generic reproducibles for creating even more notebook pages. The books focus on grade-specific math or language arts skills and are aligned to current state standards.

    • Color: Grade 1
    • Brand: Carson-Dellosa
    • ASIN: 1483824683
    • UPC: 044222245733

  • 180 Days of Language for Fourth Grade (180 Days of Practice)

    Organized in two-week units that align with a single writing standard, 180 Days of Writing provides high-interest themes and allows students to interact with mentor texts during the first week of the unit, and apply their learning during the following week. Students get practice in all the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. With daily writing practice, students can gain confidence in their writing skills as they formulate their own opinions and learn to express them. Creative writing is also included, with narrative pieces and informative/explanatory writing assignments, helping students to find the joy in writing and strengthen language and grammar skills at the same time. Teachers can use daily practice activities as part of a classroom morning routine, at the beginning of each writing lesson, or as homework. Genre-specific rubrics and data-analysis tools provide authentic assessments that help teachers differentiate instruction. All activities are correlated to College and Career Readiness and other state standards. Help your students develop strong writing skills that will serve them throughout their school years and beyond. About Shell Education Rachelle Cracchiolo started the company with a friend and fellow tea...

    • Color: Grade 4
    • Brand: Shell Education
    • ASIN: 1425811698

  • The Grammar Teacher's Activity-a-Day: 180 Ready-to-Use Lessons to Teach Grammar and Usage

    Quick, daily classroom lessons for improving students' grammar and writing skills This must-have resource features 180 practical, ready-to-use grammar and usage lessons and activities–one for each day of the school year. The activities included help students in grades 5-12 to acquire, improve, and expand their grammar skills, and become more adept and confident writers. Veteran educator and best-selling author Jack Umstatter helps teachers to familiarize students with the type of grammar-related content found on standardized local, state, national, and college admissions tests. Includes ready-to-use, yet comprehensive and authoritative activities for use as sponge activities, extra homework, or regular daily lessons Reproducible lessons are designed to be non-intimidating and clear for students Other titles by Umstatter include Grammar Grabbers!, 201 Ready-to-Use Word Games for the English Classroom, Brain Games!, and Got Grammar? Tips for educators on how to best utilize each specific topic or lesson are included for easy classroom instruction.

    • Brand: John Wiley & Sons
    • ASIN: 0470543159

  • First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind: Level 3 (First Language Lessons)

    The third volume in the First Language Lessons series, this scripted guide uses the classical techniques of memorization, copywork, dictation, and narration to develop your child's language ability in the formative first years of study. The Level 3 Instructor Guide for First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind reinforces the grammar and writing concepts introduced in the previous levels. It also introduces new material, including sentence diagramming. This instructor book has the same simple-to-use, scripted format as the previous levels. (The Level 3 Student Workbook is available separately; the workbook makes it easier for busy parents to spend more time teaching, and less time preparing―you don't have to hand-draw any diagram frames!)First Language Lessons Level 3 is designed to follow Levels 1 and 2, but can be used as a first grammar text for older students. The optional end-units on writing letters, dictionary skills, and oral usage allow you to tailor the instruction to the needs of your child. Grade Recommendation: Grades 2-4.

    • Brand: Peace Hill Press
    • ASIN: 1933339071

  • Common Core Connections Language Arts, Grade 4

    Common Core Connections: Language Arts is the perfect tool for helping fourth grade students master Common Core English Language Arts skills. The Common Core Standards for English Language Arts in fourth grade focus on many areas including: comparing ideas, characters, events and settings, writing summaries or opinions, and understanding synonyms, antonyms, and idioms. This resource provides focused practice pages for targeting and reinforcing these and other fourth grade language arts skills while helping students connect comprehension with knowledge and application. Connecting the standards to content has never been easier with the Common Core Connections series for Language Arts.The Common Core Connections series provides teachers with the skill assessments to help determine individualized instruction needs. Focused, comprehensive practice pages and self-assessments guide students to reflection and exploration for deeper learning! Grade specific coherent content progresses in difficulty to achieve optimum fluency. It is also an ideal resource for differentiation and remediation. Each 96-page book includes an assessment test, test analysis, Common Core State Standards Alignment Matrix, and answer key.

    • Brand: Carson-Dellosa
    • ASIN: 1624427952
    • UPC: 044222232283

  • Making the Journey, Fourth Edition: Being and Becoming a Teacher of English Language Arts

    Leila Christenbury's Making the Journey has long been a beloved classic in English methods courses as well as with in-service English teachers whose dog-eared copies occupy a permanent place on their classroom desks. The Fourth Edition adds a fresh new voice from veteran English Education professor Ken Lindblom, whose expertise in writing instruction, teaching with technology, and teaching informational and nonfiction texts complements Leila's love of literature and vast knowledge and experience across the field. You'll find brand new content on: - CCSS and other college-and career-ready standards and assessments - Genre studies, with special attention to informational nonfiction - Digital literacies and technologies for teaching - Classroom management and communicating with parents, administrators, and colleagues - Teaching ELLs and students with special needs. Leila and Ken's timeless advice, humorous anecdotes, and stories of successes and failures in the classroom infuse Making the Journey with life and light, and instill confidence in soon-to-be English teachers. Though ever reflective of the current realities of teaching, and chock full of stories about real students and their struggles and triumphs, the Fourth Edition remains a beacon of hope and optimism for all those...

    • ASIN: 0325078211

  • Daily Word Ladders: Grades 4–6: 100 Reproducible Word Study Lessons That Help Kids Boost Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling & Phonics Skills—Independently!

    Kids climb to new heights in reading and writing with these engaging, reproducible word building games! Kids read clues on each rung, then change and rearrange letters to create words until they reach the top. All the while, they're boosting decoding and spelling skills, broadening vocabulary, and becoming better, more fluent readers. For use with Grades 4-6.

    • Brand: Scholastic
    • ASIN: 0439773458
    • UPC: 078073773459