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Author(s): Kathy Christensen, Virginia Blackburn
Think of this as the “recipe book” of writing lessons: you are not expected to follow it precisely. Just like family recipes deviate from the original, the best lessons for your students will not look just like the examples. Some lessons address a particular writing trait, some lessons are based around the state scoring rubric. This publication is intended to support teachers and students while helping them come to see themselves as competent and confident writers.
Author(s): Debra Monroe
Existing creative nonfiction anthologies don’t reflect the current cultural landscape. This anthology, featuring essays in forms both traditional and innovative, showcases the genre today—not how it was fifteen years ago when creative nonfiction seemed to include only memoir.
Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: An Anthology reveals how quickly the genre evolved into exciting subgenres. With essays by established and emerging writers, it mirrors the rich panoply of the current American experience.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Mayra C Daniel
Spanish Reading Inventory (Pre-Primer to Grade 8) is a collection of individually administered informal reading tests designed to help teachers and other professionals determine a student's reading proficiency in Spanish.
A series of word lists and passages ranging from the early stages of reading (pre-primer) through eighth grade are read by the student. Based on the student's comprehension and word recognition, an assessment can be made of his or her reading ability.
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Author(s): David M Best, Mario V Caputo
Our planet is a dynamic place. Geologic Disasters Laboratory provides hands-on learning experiences for students to better understand the geologic concepts behind the disasters they are studying.
Author(s): Jerry Johns, Susan Lenski, Roberta L. Berglund
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This new book presents comprehension strategies that have utility in reading, as well as other areas of the curriculum. All of the materials necessary for implementing each of the 23 strategies are includes, as well as examples of how the strategy might be used in an existing curriculum. The strategies area also presented in a chart to show when, why, and how to use them.
Author(s): Susan Cruise, Norman Dolch, Neller Ree Wells-Lewis, Edward Clayton Polson, Helen K Wise
Social Problems: A Case Study Approach helps students identify with the social problem at hand through a case study at the start of each chapter. The case study provides a common reference point for discussions and questions and helps students relate to the experiences presented.
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Author(s): Jane M Govoni, Cindy Lovell
This ESOL Package includes Preparing the Way: Teaching ELs in the Pre-K - 12 Classroom (2021, 4th ed.) and The Big Book of ESOL Activities: Preparation for Educators, Administrators, and School Counselors (2023, 1st ed.).
Author(s): Innocent Aluka
Contemporary Physical Science introduces readers to the basic concepts of the physical processes occurring in our environment. It is designed and structured for beginning scientists, introductory science educators, and non-science majors enrolled in physical science to fulfill science requirements.
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Author(s): Mark P. Hanebutt
The health of the American democracy in the 21st Century will depend largely upon the health of American media. Information is the lifeblood of a free republic. Yet, the internet and social media have provided media professionals with new legal challenges regarding privacy, security and credibility. If the free flow of ideas and news is to continue, those who work in the media must understand the principles and laws that protect our right to know.
Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.