Bring language arts instruction to life by integrating the arts! Use the arts to inspire, engage, and motivate students to interact with language arts content and enhance their learning experience. These practical strategies for arts integration help teachers integrate creative movement, drama, music, poetry, storytelling, and visual arts into the classroom. Overview information, planning guides, and model lessons are provided for each strategy, and ideas are provided for grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. This research-based, arts integration resource for language arts integration is essential for any teacher looking to build students' creativity and critical thinking skills.
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (Second Edition) Audiobook
Narrated by Dr. Sharroky Hollie, this abridged audiobook provides novice and experienced educators with a pedagogical framework for implementing culturally and linguistically responsive strategies in today's diverse classrooms.
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.
Guided Math: A Framework for Mathematics Instruction Second Edition
This 2nd edition takes an innovative approach to mathematics, using the same teaching philosophies as guided reading. This instructional framework provides an environment for math that fosters mathematical thinking and meets the needs of all students.
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom, 2nd Edition
Turn your classrooms into primary source learning environments! With more than 100 digital primary sources, fun activities, and model lesson plans, this resource contains everything needed to successfully teach with primary sources.
Social Studies Strategies for Active Learning
Make history in your classroom with an engaging, integrated approach to active social studies learning. Motivate your students with powerful strategies for brainstorming, language arts integration, discussion, primary sources, and deductive reasoning.
Differentiation Strategies for Language Arts
This resource provides the "nuts and bolts" of differentiation. Presented in an easy-to-implement format, this notebook is designed to facilitate the understanding and process of writing differentiated lessons to accommodate all learning styles.
Integrating the Arts Across the Content Areas
Strategies to Integrate the Arts in Mathematics
Strategies to Integrate the Arts in Social Studies
Writing Is Magic, Or Is It? Using Mentor Texts to Develop the Writer's Craft
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.
Building Vocabulary with Greek and Latin Roots
This teacher-friendly, 2nd edition resource provides the latest research on how to teach Greek and Latin roots. It includes strategies for improving comprehension, planning instructional routines, and building a word-rich learning environment.
Document-Based Assessment Activities, 2nd Edition
Today's students need opportunities to evaluate sources and use evidence to support their conclusions. This K-12 resource provides both instructional support for teachers as well as a myriad of differentiated learning opportunities for students.
Ultima parada de la calle Market (Last stop on Market Street): An Instructional Guide for
Analyze Last Stop on Market Street in-depth with this instructional guide that includes engaging activities and lessons in Spanish to build key comprehension and literacy skills for second language learners, with instructions for teachers in English.
Eres tu mi mama? (Are You My Mother?): An Instructional Guide for Literature
Analyze Are You My Mother in-depth with this instructional guide that includes engaging activities and lessons in Spanish to build key comprehension and literacy skills for second language learners, with instructions for teachers in English.