Literacy Lessons, K-8 enables teachers to meet IRA and McRel standards with a broad spectrum of instructional techniques that address all areas of the language arts: reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing. The book includes lesson plans and activities as well as projects that will engage and motivate students. Students will also learn how to find information on a topic they are interested in and how to incorporate their own experiences into activities that meet standards. Busy teachers will also find: - Quick and inexpensive means of creating costumes and props for storytelling - Ideas to tempt families to engage in storytelling at home - References to K-8 literature to link instruction with authentic text - Differentiation techniques for ELLs as well as for students who are working above or below grade-level expectations Teachers are always looking for materials that make their job easier, and this book provides everything needed to teach literacy lessons effectively.
|Publication date:||13th October 2010|
|Author:||Helen I. Hoffner|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Teaching of a specific subject, Educational: English language: reading & writing skills, Primary & middle schools,|
Helen Hoffner is an Associate Professor at Holy Family University where she teaches graduate and undergraduate literacy courses and directs the program leading to reading specialist certification. Her research interests include investigations of literacy related technology such as electronic books and the use of captioned and visually described television and film programs to improve literacy. She serves as an educational consultant for 20th Century Fox/MGM Entertainment Corporation and has developed a series of captioned films to help children and adults improve their reading ability. Dr. Hoffner has been an elementary classroom teacher, reading specialist, director of a school for ...More About Helen I. Hoffner