Jessica Hathaway, M.S.Ed., earned her B.A. in Psychology from Pomona College and her M.S. in Education from Northwestern University, with a concentration in literacy. She has conducted classroom-based research on the integration of different learning modalities into literacy instruction and spent several years working in the Los Angeles Unified School District teaching early elementary, instructing art enrichment classes, and mentoring novice teachers. Currently, Jessica authors educational resources for teachers and students.
Connect to Text: Strategies for Close Reading and Writing
Interest Level: PK-12
Item Number: 51505
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.
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.
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.
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.