This how-to guide provides teachers with all the information they need to help their students write from sources. It allows students to analyze informational texts, argument/opinion texts, narrative texts, diverse media sources, and multiple sources to help students improve their own writing and allows them to gain a deeper understanding of the sources through close reading and critical analysis. Each section contains five lessons that are specific to the grade spans K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
Clothesline Math: The Master Number Sense Maker
Implement Clothesline Math and teach number sense in K-12 classrooms! This essential resource includes the materials that teachers need to conduct Clothesline Math lessons, and techniques for effectively facilitating the ensuing mathematical discourse.
Integrated English Language Development
This powerful resource defines and supports the implementation of Integrated English Language Development (I-ELD) and provides research-based instructional strategies to immerse students in content while promoting oral and written language development.
Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments
This resource defines social and emotional learning and digs into the real work of incorporating SEL in K-12 schools. It makes the connection between research and practical application through real-life examples and testimonials of SEL in the classroom.
The Write Thing: Kwame Alexander Engages Students in Writing Workshop
Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander shows how to shake up the traditional writing workshop to make writing fun again. Using his techniques and strategies, you'll invigorate the writing workshop and motivate even the most reluctant writers.
Making and Writing Words: Grades K-1
Reading Strategies for Fiction
Created to support current standards, this book provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students read and comprehend fiction.
Writing Strategies for Fiction
Created to support current standards, this book provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students write about and comprehend fiction.
TDQs: Strategies for Building Text-Dependent Questions
Use effective questions across all grade levels to improve comprehension. This innovative resource provides teachers with the tools needed to effectively instruct using text-dependent questions.
Connect to Text: Strategies for Close Reading and Writing
Dive into the use of close reading in classroom instruction with this practical, standards-based resource featuring easy-to-use lessons that focus on informational/explanatory, argumentative, or narrative text samples to improve students' reading skills.
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. This book is divided into sections based on five different types of sources that students are expected to use in their writing.
180 Days of Problem Solving for Kindergarten
Help kindergarten students improve critical-thinking and reasoning skills with fun and effective daily practice activities. Focusing on one skill each week, students will learn the problem-solving process: think, plan, solve, and explain.
180 Days of High-Frequency Words for Kindergarten
Help Kindergarten students recognize sight words instantly with fun and effective daily practice activities. Focusing on 3 words each week, students quickly start to recognize sight words and read independently.