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Teaching Young Adult Literature

Author : Thomas W. Bean
ISBN : 9781483314570
Genre : Education
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Teaching Young Adult Literature: Developing Students As World Citizens (by Thomas W. Bean, Judith Dunkerly-Bean, and Helen Harper) is a middle and secondary school methods text that introduces pre-service teachers in teacher credential programs and in-service teachers pursuing a Masters degree in Education to the field of young adult literature for use in contemporary contexts. The text introduces teachers to current research on adolescent life and literacy; the new and expanding genres of young adult literature; teaching approaches and practical strategies for using young adult literature in English and Language Arts secondary classrooms and in Content Area Subjects (e.g. History); and ongoing social, political and pedagogical issues of English and Language Arts classrooms in relation to contemporary young adult literature.

Teaching Young Adult Literature Today

Author : Judith A. Hayn
ISBN : 9781475829488
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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This book introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. Literary experts illustrate how teachers everywhere can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to great reads—smart, insightful, and engaging books that are specifically written for adolescents.

Young Adult Literature Dystopian Worlds

Author : Smith, Kiley E.
ISBN : 9781618139870
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Take a look at some of the rebellious teens that have stood up against controlling dystopic society governments with Young Adult Literature: The Dystopian World e-Book. This nonfiction reader is purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different types of learners. The Young Adult Literature: The Dystopian World e-Book features complex and rigorous content appropriate for middle school students. Aligned with Common Core State Standards, this text connects with McREL, WIDA/TESOL standards and prepares students for college and career readiness.

The Critical Merits Of Young Adult Literature

Author : Crag Hill
ISBN : 9781134054671
Genre : Education
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This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The treatment is both conceptual and pragmatic. Each chapter discusses a topical text set of YA novels in a conceptual framework—how these novels contribute to or deconstruct conventional wisdom about key topics from identity formation to awareness of world issues, while also providing a springboard in secondary and college classrooms for critical discussion of these novels. Uncloaking many of the issues that have been essentially invisible in discussions of YA literature, these essays can then guide the design of curriculum through which adolescent readers hone the necessary skills to unpack the ideologies embedded in YA narratives. The annotated bibliography provides supplementary articles and books germane to all the issues discussed. Closing "End Points" highlight and reinforce cross-cutting themes throughout the book and tie the essays together.

English Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015066155006
Genre : English philology
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Proceedings Of Site

Author : Jerry D. Price
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112614438
Genre : Educational technology
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Caring Hearts And Critical Minds

Author : Steven Wolk
ISBN : 9781571108593
Genre : Education
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"Wolk demonstrates how to integrate inquiry learning, exciting and contemporary literature, and teaching for social responsibility across the curriculum. He takes teachers step-by-step through the process of designing an inquiry-based literature unit and then provides five full units used in real middle-grade classrooms. Featuring a remarkable range of recommended resources and hundreds of novels from across the literary genres, Caring Hearts & Critical Minds gives teachers a blueprint for creating dynamic units with rigorous lessons about topics kids care about--from media and the environment to personal happiness and global poverty. Wolk shows teachers how to find stimulating, real-world 'complex texts' called for in the Common Core State Standards and integrate them into literature units."--Publisher's website.

Curriculum Development For Students With Mild Disabilities

Author : Carroll J. Jones
ISBN : 9780398079734
Genre : Children with disabilities
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Many teachers of students with mild disabilities experience difficulty writing IEPs, and they lack a foundation in the regular education curriculum of academic skills and sequences associated with each grade level. This book was designed to provide this foundation. Presented in the form of scope and sequence charts that can be used as objectives for the State Frameworks (goals and benchmarks), this resource assists in preparing IEPs, including the new process of identification of children with disabilities through their responses to intervention (RTI). An additional focus is on the impact of federal laws (IDEA and NCLB) on the curriculum and assessment in schools today. The book has been reorganized into ten chapters, including: historical perspectives; early childhood special education curricula; oral expression curricula; reading and listening curricula; written expression curricula; mathematics curricula; educational technology curricula K-12; social and self competence curricula; science curricula; and evaluation reports/case studies (Appendix). The scope and sequence charts were modified to include current national education standards and benchmarks and the skills in each of the academic areas that require annual state assessment. These charts will assist teachers in modifying the general education curriculum for students with mild disabilities and to write complete Individual Education Programs, using age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate teaching and assessment materials. Chapter summaries, included for review purposes, also serve as selective and motivational reading. With special education teachers in short supply and the demands on their time so great, this book will provide a valuable resource for cutting the clutter and moving to the heart of the teaching process: determining what skills students need to move effectively to the next level.

Teaching Women S History Through Literature

Author : Kay A. Chick
ISBN : UOM:39015079353481
Genre : Social sciences
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Children S Literature In The Reading Program

Author : Deborah A. Wooten
ISBN : 9780872073876
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 90. 85 MB
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"Children will benefit, not only as future readers and writers but also as future citizens, if the models of classroom literacy development set forth in this book are followed." —Richard L. Allington, from the Foreword Help your students unlock their love of reading by introducing them to a range of high-quality children's literature. This fourth edition has 14 all-new chapters that offer classroom-proven strategies and tips from educators and children's book authors. * Explore genres such as poetry, biographies, nonfiction, and series books * Investigate images and how to read them, specifically in picture books and graphic novels * Motivate students by sharing books with global appeal and themes to attract uninspired readers * Create an atmosphere that fosters a love of reading and writing * Engage with resources in the field to expand your own knowledge and practices Complete with children's literature author and title indexes, this edition will show you how, why, and what types of children's literature to use in the classroom. In a world of basal readers, inspire your K–5 students to embrace varied texts to make connections to their world and beyond.

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