The Elementary Teacher's Book of Lists

Author: Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470905034

Category: Education

Page: 400

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An essential reference for all elementary teachers This comprehensive resource contains useful lists on all the subjects elementary teachers need, from core content to tips on classroom management to advice for students on study skills. The lists highlight vital areas of interest including reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, developing social skills, developing effective study skills, and working with an inclusive classroom. 350 reproducible lists on a wealth of subjects of interest to elementary teachers Advice for setting up the classroom, interacting with parents, and making classroom modifications Tips for use with students on studying for tests, organizing homework, and taking good notes All the lists are correlated to national content standards and will be helpful as quick study aids as well as for general reference.
The Elementary Math Teacher's Book of Lists

Author: Sonia M. Helton

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 0876282893

Category: Education

Page: 398

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This is a unique information source and timesaver packed with 155 ready-to-use lists, content and materials covering the entire K-6 math curriculum. All of the lists, patterns, and worksheets are printed in a big, spiral-bound format ready to be photocopied as many times as needed and organized into 14 convenient sections, including: Standards and Methodologies, Beginning Mathematics, Geometry, Numeration & Counting, Basic Operations, Number Theory, Fractions, Decimals, Measurement, Probability & Statistics, Pre-Algebra, Problem Solving, Technology and Ten Reproducible Patterns.
The Reading Teacher's Book Of Lists

Author: Edward B. Fry

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118429662

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 636

The definitive reference for reading and literacy from kindergarten through college This comprehensive fifth edition of a bestselling classic offers an unparalleled source of timely, practical information on all aspects of reading instruction. Ready for immediate use, it offers over 190 up-to-date lists for developing instructional materials and lesson planning. The book is organized into 15 convenient sections full of practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as is or adapted to meet students’ diverse needs. New topical areas include: ideas for non-narrative reading; word walls; graphic organizer and concept development software; new literacies, such as ’zines, Internet terms, emoticons, e-mail, and chat; as well as weekly writing prompts. Edward Bernard Fry, PhD (Laguna Beach, CA), is Professor Emeritus of Education at Rutgers University and internationally renowned inventor of his eponymous Readability Graph. Jacqueline E. Kress, EdD (Elizabeth, NJ), is Dean of Education at New York Institute of Technology.
The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists

Author: Jacqueline E. Kress

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119080893

Category: Education

Page: 656

View: 620

The essential handbook for reading teachers, now aligned with the Common Core The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists is the definitive instructional resource for anyone who teaches reading or works in a K-12 English language arts-related field. Newly revised and ready for instant application, this top seller provides up-to-date reading, writing, and language content in more than 240 lists for developing targeted instruction, plus section briefs linking content to research-based teaching practices. This new sixth edition includes a guide that maps the lists to specific Common Core standards for easy lesson planning, and features fifty brand-new lists on: academic and domain-specific vocabulary, foundation skills, rhyming words, second language development, context clues, and more. This edition also includes an expanded writing section that covers registers, signal and transition words, and writers' craft. Brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as-is or adapted to students' needs, these lists are ready to differentiate instruction for an individual student, small-group, or planning multilevel instruction for your whole class. Reading is the center of all school curricula due to recent state and federal initiatives including rigorous standards and new assessments. This book allows to you skip years of curating content and dive right into the classroom armed with smart, relevant, and effective plans. Develop focused learning materials quickly and easily Create unit-specific Common Core aligned lesson plans Link classroom practice to key research in reading, language arts and learning Adapt ready-made ideas to any classroom or level It's more important than ever for students to have access to quality literacy instruction. Timely, up to date, and distinctively smart, The Reading Teacher's Book of Lists should be on every English language arts teacher's desk, librarian's shelf, literacy coach's resource list, and reading professor's radar.
Teaching Language and Literature in Elementary Classrooms

Author: Marcia S. Popp

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135605179

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 661

The goal of this book -- a theoretically based, well-organized, useful guide for teaching -- is to help the beginning teacher create a classroom environment that integrates literacy development with learning in all areas of the curriculum. The major components of an integrated language program are identified, and the skills teachers need to implement this kind of program in their own classrooms are described. Designed to be kept and used as a resource in the classroom, this text provides fundamental information about language arts teaching. A constructivist orientation, an emphasis on teachers as reflective decision makers, and vivid portrayals of the classroom as a community of learners and inquirers are woven throughout the book. Key features include: * a wealth of models, suggestions, and step-by-step guidelines for introducing integrated teaching and learning practices into elementary classrooms at the kindergarten, primary, and intermediate levels; * a focus on relevant research in language arts and professional teacher development; * true-to-life classroom narratives that model instructional strategies and demonstrate interactions between real teachers and students; and * an innovative chapter format that makes the text accessible as a resource for student, beginning, and experienced teachers.
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5

Author: Judith A. Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118710333

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 166

Helping teachers prepare elementary students to master the common core math standards With the common core math curriculum being adopted by forty-three states, it is imperative that students learn to master those key math standards. Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 is the only book currently available that provides activities directly correlated to the new core curriculum for math. This text assists teachers with instructing the material and allows students to practice the concepts through use of the grade-appropriate activities included. Students learn in different ways, and Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 acknowledges that fact through the inclusion of suggestions for variations and extensions of each concept to be used for students with different abilities and learning styles. The activities and lessons are as diverse as the students in your classroom. Inside Teaching with Common Core Math Standards With Hands-On Activities Grades 3-5, you will find: Clear instructions to help you cover the skills and concepts for the new math core curriculum Engaging activities that enforce each core math standard for your students Various suggestions for ways to instruct the concepts to reach the diverse learning styles of your students Complete coverage of mathematical calculations, mathematical reasoning, and problem-solving strategies appropriate for grades 3-5 Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 3-5 prepares students to achieve success in the important area of mathematics. As your students gain an understanding of the common core standards, they will build confidence in their ability to grasp and manipulate mathematical concepts as they move forward to the next level.
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 6-8

Author: Judith A. Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118237281

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 713

Helpful advice for teaching Common Core Math Standards to middle-school students The new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will in turn enable them to move on to higher mathematics with competence and confidence. Hands-on Activities for Teaching the Common Core Math Standards is designed to help teachers instruct their students so that they will better understand and apply the skills outlined in the Standards. This important resource also gives teachers a wealth of tools and activities that can encourage students to think critically, use mathematical reasoning, and employ various problem-solving strategies. Filled with activities that will help students gain an understanding of math concepts and skills correlated to the Common Core State Math Standards Offers guidance for helping students apply their understanding of math concepts and skills, develop proficiency in calculations, and learn to think abstractly Describes ways to get students to collaborate with other students, utilize technology, communicate ideas about math both orally and in writing, and gain an appreciation of the significance of mathematics to real life This practical and easy-to-use resource will help teachers give students the foundation they need for success in higher mathematics.
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 9-12

Author: Gary Robert Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118710104

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 818

Bring Common Core Math into high school with smart, engaging activities Teaching Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades 9-12 provides high school teachers with the kind of help they need to begin teaching the standards right away. This invaluable guide pairs each standard with one or more classroom-ready activities and suggestions for variations and extensions. Covering a range of abilities and learning styles, these activities bring the Common Core Math Standards to life as students gain fluency in math communication and develop the skillset they need to tackle successively more complex math courses in the coming years. Make math anxiety a thing of the past as you show your students how they use math every day of their lives, and give them the cognitive tools to approach any math problem with competence and confidence. The Common Core Standards define the knowledge and skills students need to graduate high school fully prepared for college and careers. Meeting these standards positions American students more competitively in the global economy, and sets them on a track to achieve their dreams. This book shows you how to teach the math standards effectively, and facilitate a deeper understanding of math concepts and calculations. Help students apply their understanding of math concepts Teach essential abstract and critical thinking skills Demonstrate various problem-solving strategies Lay a foundation for success in higher mathematics The rapid adoption of the Common Core Standards across the nation has left teachers scrambling for aligned lessons and activities. If you want to bring new ideas into the classroom today, look no further. Teaching Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities is the high school math teacher's solution for smart, engaging Common Core math.
Teaching the Common Core Math Standards with Hands-On Activities, Grades K-2

Author: Erin Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118710241

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 243

"The new Common Core Math Standards have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will enable them to move on to higher mathematics with competence and confidence. Along with learning concepts and skills, students need instruction and activities that encourage them to collaborate with other students, utilize technology, communicate ideas about math both orally and in writing, and gain an appreciation of the significance of mathematics to modern life. Hands-on Activities for Teaching the Common Core Math Standards, Grades K-2 is designed to address these needs. This resource has several important goals. The activities in this book will help students: Gain understanding of math concepts and skills, based on the new Common Core Standards, apply their understanding of concepts and skills, develop proficiency in calculations, learn to think abstractly, think critically using mathematical reasoning, employ various problem-solving strategies, gain fluency in communicating about math, develop the foundation for success in higher mathematics"--
Algebra Teacher's Activities Kit

Author: Judith A. Muschla

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119045748

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 946

An important feature of the new edition is the alignment of the activities with the Common Core Math Standards for algebra for grades six through high school. Every standard is supported by at least one activity, and many are supported by two or more. The rest of the activities address prerequisite skills related to the standards. The number and diversity of the activities in this resource will help teachers to meet the needs of the various abilities and learning styles of their students. The book is designed for easy use. Each section is divided into two parts: a summary of the activities, which includes teaching notes and answers, followed by the reproducibles of the section. The activities stand alone and can be used to supplement instruction and reinforce skills and concepts. Many are self-correcting, a feature that adds interest for students and saves time for teachers. The nine sections of the book are: Section 1: The Language of Algebra (Using Whole Numbers) Section 2: Integers, Variables, and Expressions Section 3: Linear Equations and Inequalities Section 4: Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities Section 5: Basic Operations with Monomials and Polynomials Section 6: Factors of Monomials and Polynomials Section 7: Complex Numbers Section 8: Polynomial, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions and Equations Section 9: Potpourri