English Language Arts

Help students master reading, writing, and oral communication skills with materials that support a comprehensive, balanced approach to language arts instruction.



 
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Building Vocabulary

Help students develop an extensive academic vocabulary in as little as 15 minutes per day!

This flexible series includes lessons and guided student activities to focus on vocabulary acquisition using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes to improve students' comprehension and fluency. While other vocabulary programs drill students with lists of words to memorize in a way that doesn't build reading comprehension, this effective program focuses on a standards-based approach to deliver rigorous vocabulary instruction, empowering students to learn new words and decipher their meanings.

Available for Grades 1-11.

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Write TIME FOR KIDS®

Help students master and enjoy writing with this engaging series.

Developed by Teacher Created Materials, this extensive writing program uses diverse texts, guided instruction and purposeful practice to help develop today's young readers and writers. Teacher resources are embedded throughout the series, and provide a sequential, practical way to teach critical writing skills.

Available for Grades K-8.

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Teaching Through Text Sets

Provide a staircase of complexity with authentic fiction and nonfiction texts in multiple genres and modalities.

Teacher Created Materials compiled these complex texts to improve content-area knowledge and English language arts skills used for communicating that knowledge. Students will build content knowledge, analyze craft and structure, and integrate knowledge and ideas.

Available for Grades 1-8.

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Reader's Theater

Develop students' fluency in reading using engaging scripts, poems, and songs!

Teacher Created Materials' research-based reading series is designed to teach reading, listening, and speaking skills through the performance of colorful scripts and focused instruction. Students will improve fluency and comprehension by reading and rereading the engaging scripts, which are based on quality literature and a performance-based learning format. The differentiated scripts ensure that students of all reading levels can fully participate. This is the perfect classroom resource to address the needs of varied readers!

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Greek & Latin Roots: Keys to Building Vocabulary

Enhance instruction with an in-depth understanding of how to incorporate word roots into vocabulary lessons in all content areas.

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Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary

Moving beyond basic word memorization!

Getting to the Roots of Content-Area Vocabulary ignites your students' language comprehension with Social Studies, Mathematics, and Science root words and content-area vocabulary.

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Go Figure! Exploring Figurative Language

Give students the tools they need to understand figurative language and its context in sentences.

This resource uses literacy-based activities to help students understand the underlying meanings of idioms, proverbs, and other figures of speech. Students will expand their vocabulary and develop skills in writing, word study, and using context clues as they explore figurative language in different content areas. English language learners especially will benefit from the explicit teaching of both literal and figurative meanings.

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Idioms and Other English Expressions

Get ready to "hit a homerun" with strategies and suggestions about how to introduce idioms and incorporate them into your language and writing instruction. They'll "knock your socks off"!

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Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance

Increase students' fluency levels through repeated reading of traditional poems, rhymes, song lyrics, reader's theater, and monologues

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Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary

Give students the tools they need to understand figurative language and its context in sentences.

This resource uses literacy-based activities to help students understand the underlying meanings of idioms, proverbs, and other figures of speech. Students will expand their vocabulary and develop skills in writing, word study, and using context clues as they explore figurative language in different content areas. English language learners especially will benefit from the explicit teaching of both literal and figurative meanings.

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Vocabulary Instruction for Academic Success

Based on current research, this user-friendly resource provides vocabulary development strategies that are grouped together according to purpose.

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Fluency Through Practice and Performance

Discover engaging and practical strategies for incorporating fluency instruction into your daily reading routines.

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Strategies for Building Fluency

A must-have resource for improving fluency, this easy-to-use guide features practical, research-based strategies and supported leveled texts.

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Vocabulary Ladders

Expand your students' vocabulary skills in just 10 minutes!

Teach related words with this cluster approach to help your students learn many semantically related words at once!

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The Write Thing: How Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing (And How You Can Too!)

Imagine having a Newbery Medal-winning author in your classroom as a coach, an advisor, and a friend, giving you personal and practical advice on how to teach writing workshop in the 21st century classroom.

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Content-Area Writing that Rocks (and Works!)

Create an innovative and collaborative classroom environment where students enjoy writing, with this standards-based resource.

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Writing Strategies for the Content Areas, 2nd Edition

Help students write mathematics, social studies, and science content!

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Strategies for Writing from Sources

This how-to guide provides teachers with all of the information they need to help their students write from sources.

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Strategies for Implementing Writer's Workshop

This comprehensive guide provides teachers with techniques to engage students as they strengthen their writing skills with Writer's Workshop.

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Fostering Writing in Today's Classroom

Create enthusiastic writers and facilitate a positive learning environment with Fostering Writing in Today's Classroom.

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Reading, Writing, and Rhythm

Lead your students toward mastering content-specific knowledge and literacy skills with engaging activities such as creating raps, scripts, and discussion questions.

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Writing Strategies for the Content Areas and Fiction

Help students write mathematics, social studies, and science content!

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My View, My Voice: 21 Strategies for Powerful Persuasive Writing

This essential classroom resource provides educators with a solid foundation in teaching persuasive writing.

Grades 3-5 students will learn persuasive writing techniques and strategies on how to research topics, form opinions, support their arguments, and present their ideas.

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Analyzing and Writing with Primary Sources

Create a rich learning environment and support deep thinking using primary sources.

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Writing Is Magic, Or Is It?

Help students become strong writers and support their understanding of mentor texts with this practical, standards-based resource that dives deep into multiple genres such as poetry, narration, informational texts, literary nonfiction, and persuasion.

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Using Cursive Today

Introduce students to cursive and help them master this skill through the use of fun and engaging activity sheets provided in this resource.

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Getting to the Core of Writing

Create the future C.S. Lewis or Jane Austen!

Getting to the Core of Writing is designed to ignite student excitement and develop writing proficiency that helps your students to succeed in and beyond a classroom setting.

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Prove It! Using Textual Evidence

Prove It! Using Textual Evidence provides teachers with the strategies they need to teach students how to cite textual evidence when reading and writing.

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